Significant impact guidelines for the vulnerable western ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus occidentalis) in the southern Swan Coastal Plain, WA
EPBC Act policy statement
Nationally threatened species and ecological communities guidelines
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2009
- Significant impact guidelines for the vulnerable western ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus occidentalis) in the southern Swan Coastal Plain, WA (PDF - 577 KB) | (Word - 716 KB)
- Background paper (PDF - 72 KB) | (Word - 141 KB)
- EPBC Act policy statement - figure 1 (PDF - 337 KB) | (RTF - 298 KB)
About this policy statement
The western ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus occidentalis) is listed as vulnerable under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). This policy statement is intended to provide a guide for stakeholders in determining whether a proposed action is likely to have a significant impact on the western ringtail possum in the southern Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia.
This policy statement should be read in conjunction with Significant Impact Guidelines 1.1 - Matters of National Environmental Significance
There may be other EPBC Act Policy Statements available which provide further guidance.
These documents were produced through consultation with a range of stakeholders including species experts, state agencies and environmental consultants. They have been available for public comment and where appropriate changes have been made. These documents will be reviewed and updated as new information becomes available. If you have any new information on the western ringtail possum please forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org