Blue Gum High Forest of the Sydney Basin Bioregion

Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2005

Nationally threatened species and ecological communities information sheet

About the fact sheet

Before European settlement, forest, woodland and heathland ecological communities, including the Blue Gum High Forest covered the Sydney region. This ecological community is now restricted to small bushland remnants nestled amongst the suburbs of Sydney.

The Blue Gum High Forest is listed as a critically endangered ecological community under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). It is also listed as an endangered ecological community in NSW under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.