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Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata)



Species conservation project

This species has been assigned to the Iconic species management stream under the Saving our Species program.

Justification for allocation to this management stream

This species has been selected for the iconic management stream based on high levels of community engagement and interest.

Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable

Management objectives

The conservation project aims to secure the species in the wild in NSW for 100 years, engage local communities in its conservation, and encourage the NSW community to identify with it as a flagship for threatened species conservation.

Species sightings and management sites across NSW

How will this species be managed?

There are 11 management sites where conservation activities need to take place to ensure the conservation of this species.

Management sites

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Site nameSite typeStatusLocal government area (LGA)
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Shannon Creek Management SiteActive Clarence Valley 
Green Gully Management SiteActive Walcha 
Warrumbungles Management SiteActive Warrumbungle 
Barnard River Management SiteActive Mid-Coast 
Big Yango Management SiteActive Cessnock, Hawkesbury 
Watagans Management SiteActive Central Coast, Cessnock, Lake Macquarie 
Wolgan Management SiteActive Lithgow 
Waterfall Springs Management SiteActive Central Coast 
Jenolan Caves Management SiteActive Lithgow, Oberon 
Nattai Management SiteActive Wingecarribee 

Are you or is someone you know doing conservation work for this species or in this area?

Contact us to tell us about the work. Your input will help us evaluate the status of threatened species and provide a broader picture of conservation work across NSW.