Biodiversity News

The Minister has recently listed three species as threatened, transferred a species and approved conservation advices for two listed species.
09
Apr
2015
Have your say on how best to reduce the impact of feral cats on threatened species. Consultation period closes 8 July 2015.
09
Apr
2015
Draft National Recovery Plan for the Southern Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii bassanii open for public comment. Consultation period closes 1 July 2015.
31
Mar
2015
The Minister has approved the inclusion of ecological communities, Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest of the Sydney Basin Bioregion to the critically endangered category and Castlereagh Scribbly Gum and Agnes Banks Woodlands of the Sydney...
17
Mar
2015
The Australian Government has introduced a measure to treat African lions as though they are listed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
13
Mar
2015
The public consultation period will be open until 22 April 2015.
26
Feb
2015
Seriolella brama (blue warehou) listed as conservation dependent under the EPBC Act, effective 14 February 2015
17
Feb
2015
Additional $743,000 funding for 11 new projects to protect plants and animals at risk of extinction.
12
Feb
2015
The Department is seeking public comment on the Draft referral guidelines for the Tasmanian Giant Freshwater Lobster (Astacopsis gouldi). Comment period closes on 3 March 2015.
02
Feb
2015
The consultation period for the southern brown bandicoot (south-eastern) Isoodon obesulus obesulus has been extended to 27 February 2015.
30
Jan
2015

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