Public registers that list information about threatened species, activities that involve or impact threatened species and offsetting the impact of these activities are required by the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (TSC Act).
The registers are:
- Critical habitat register – contains maps and information on habitat critical to the survival of specific threatened species.
- Register of section 91 licences – provides details about licence applications and licences issued for activities that may impact threatened species.
- Register of biodiversity certifications – provides details on the biodiversity assessment process for planners and options for biodiversity offsets.
- BioBanking public register – contains details of agreements established and transactions involved in ‘banking’ biodiversity offsets and credits.