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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Southern Right Whale Recovery Plan 2005 - 2010

Department of the Environment and Heritage, May 2005

Note:This publication has been superseded by the Conservation Management Plan for the Southern Right Whale: A recovery plan under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 20112021

Cover of Souther Right Whale Recovery Plan 2005-2010


About the recovery plan

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is listed as endangered under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). This plan outlines the measures necessary to ensure recovery of the Australian population of southern right whales and is set out in accordance with Part 13, Division 5 of the EPBC Act.