NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee publications

Some of these reports published before 25 August, 2017 by the NSW Scientific Committee refer to the Threatened Species Conservation Act, 1995 and the Threatened Species Conservation Regulation, 2010. This legislation and regulation has been replaced by the Biodiversity Conservation Act, 2016 and the Biodiversity Conservation Regulation, 2017. The NSW Scientific Committee is now called the NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee.

Review of the conservation status of marine mammal species in NSW (PDF 568KB)

This 2001 NSW Scientific Committee report considers the status of the 40 marine mammal species that have been reliably recorded in NSW waters. It recommends changes to the status of some species in the schedules of threatened species.

Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 Flora Schedules (PDF 140KB)
This 2002 NSW Scientific Committee publication reviews the status of a number of plant species listed as vulnerable, endangered or presumed extinct in NSW, and recommends changes to the status of a number of species.

The conservation value of regrowth native plant communities: a review (PDF 455KB)
This 1998 report for the NSW Scientific Committee reviews the literature on the conservation value of regrowth native vegetation. It focuses on NSW but also considers literature from other regions of Australia and overseas.

The status of marine reptiles in NSW (PDF 583KB)
This report, commissioned by the NSW Scientific Committee, reviews the conservation status of marine turtles and snakes that have been recorded in NSW waters.

Review of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 Schedules 2007-2009
The Scientific Committee prepared a project report on the review of selected species in the Schedules of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 which was undertaken during the period 2007 to 2009.

Information Guide
This Guide includes information about the functions of NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee and how the Committee operates. It also describes the type of information held by the Committee which may  be able to be accessed under the Government Information (Public Access) Act  2009.

 

Page last updated: 06 November 2017