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Four Christmas Island species have been included on the Threatened Species list and one has been transferred to a higher category. Cyrtodactylus sadleiri - listed as endangered Lepidodactylus listeri - transferred from vulnerable to...
12
Dec
2013
Did you know the smallest protected area in Australia is only five square metres? It’s Waubadebars Grave Historic Site in Tasmania. The largest terrestrial reserve is the Southern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area at over 10.1 million hectares. ...
12
Dec
2013
After rigorous assessment, the Minister has completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects under national environment law.
11
Dec
2013
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is currently seeking comments on the eligibility for inclusion in the list of key threatening processes: ‘Biodiversity decline and habitat degradation in the arid and semi-arid Australian rangelands due...
11
Dec
2013
10 December 2013 Commonwealth environmental water has been made available for use by the Nature Foundation South Australia between December 2013 and June 2016 at multiple sites along the South Australian River Murray.
10
Dec
2013
The Australian Government is currently seeking public comment on its draft referral guidelines for the Koala (combined populations of Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory) - comments close 7 February 2014.
06
Dec
2013
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on: Caladenia porphyrea (magenta orchid),Corunastylis insignis (Wyong midge orchid 1), Corunastylis sp. Charmhaven (Wyong midge orchid 2) and Thelymitra adorata (Wyong sun-orchid) –...
03
Dec
2013
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is currently seeking comments on the Gymnobelideus leadbeateri (Leadbeater’s possum) critically endangered nomination - comments close 24 January 2014.
03
Dec
2013
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is currently seeking comments on: Posidonia seagrass meadows ecological community assessment. The period for comment closes on 16 February 2014.
22
Nov
2013

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