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.
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.
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.
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...
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.