Biodiversity News

The Minister has approved the inclusion of two species, Calidris ferruginea (curlew sandpiper) and Numenius madagascariensis (eastern curlew), to the critically endangered category effective 26 May 2015.
26
May
2015
The Minister has recently listed one species as threatened and approved a conservation advice for one listed species.
25
May
2015
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the proposal to list this as a critically endangered ecological community. The public consultation period will be open until 30 June 2015.
19
May
2015
The Minister has approved the inclusion of two ecological communities, Central Hunter Valley eucalypt forest and woodland to the critically endangered category and Posidonia australis seagrass meadows of the Manning-Hawkesbury ecoregion to the endangered category.
07
May
2015
The Australian Government will host the Threatened Species Summit in Melbourne on 16 July 2015.
23
Apr
2015
The Minister has agreed to transfer the Leadbeater's Possum from the endangered to the critically endangered category under the EPBC Act and approved the conservation advice.
22
Apr
2015
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

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