Biodiversity News

The Minister has extended the timeframes for the following ecological communities: Eucalypt woodlands of the Western Australian Wheatbelt; Banksia dominated woodlands of the Swan Coastal Plain bioregion; and Natural Temperate Grassland of the South Eastern Highlands and New England Tablelands.
23
Dec
2014
The Minister has approved the inclusion of Shale Sandstone Transition Forest of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and Hunter Valley Weeping Myall (Acacia pendula) Woodland, both in the critically endangered category.
19
Dec
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of three subspecies of the black-footed tree-rat. The consultation period will be open until 30 January 2015.
17
Dec
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of southern brown bandicoot (south-eastern) and Kangaroo Island echidna.The public consultation period will be open until 30 January 2015.
15
Dec
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of Acacia leptoneura (a shrub). The public consultation period will be open until 23 January 2015.
28
Nov
2014
Nominations are now invited for the assessment period starting 1 October 2015, for any threatened species, threatened ecological communities or key threatening processes to be considered for listing under national environment law. Nominations...
25
Nov
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of Atriplex sp Yeelirrie Station (a saltbush) and Ordtrachia septentrionalis (a land snail). The public consultation period will be open until 16 January 2015.
24
Nov
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of nine birds. The public consultation period will be open until 9 January 2015.
17
Nov
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of Phyllurus gulbaru (Gulbaru gecko). The public consultation period will be open until 9 January 2015.
17
Nov
2014

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