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An Orchid Hotspot South Australia's Mt Lofty and Southern Flinders Ranges are home to about 90 species of orchid, many of which are endemic to the region. Habitat clearance and other threats have caused a massive decline in the distribution...
Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2004 Numbat (vulnerable) Illustration by Sue Stranger Australia is home to more than one million species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. About 85% of the continent's...
Fact sheet About the fact sheet Across Australia around 1550 species are currently threatened with extinction1. More than 1230 of these species are plants, and approximately 320 are animals. Did you know that 27 mammal species have...
About the report Australia’s first Threatened Species Commissioner was appointed in July 2014 to bring a new national focus and effort to secure our threatened flora and fauna. Gregory Andrews, part of the senior executive team in Australia’s...
About this document The projects identified in this document are like a prospectus. They will start important conversations and have potential to forge long lasting partnerships for action. And of course, new project opportunities will...
About the manual The Species Expert Assessment Plan (SEAP) Manual has been developed to provide information and guidance to expert scientific groups either considering, or undertaking a SEAP process. The Threatened Species Status Assessment...
About the strategy The Australian Government's Threatened Species Strategy outlines a bold new and action-based approach to protecting and recovering our nation's threatened plants and animals. This Strategy sets out a road map and...
2020 targets 2020 targets - Click image to enlarge Feral cats eradicated from 5 islands 10 feral free mainland fenced areas 12 million hectares of feral cat management Improved recovery practices 2 million cats culled ...
About this fact sheet The Threatened Species Strategy Action Plan 2015/16 identifies twelve threatened birds for action. They were identified by the Office of the Threatened Species Commissioner in response to expert input and consultation with...
About this fact sheet The Action Plan 2015-16 identifies 12 threatened mammals for action that will grow their populations. They were identified by the Office of the Threatened Species Commissioner in response to expert input and consultation...

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