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Threatened species, populations, ecological communities or key threatening processes

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Common nameScientific nameSpecies typeSoS strategySpecies profile
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Blue Mountains Shale Cap Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionBlue Mountains Shale Cap Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities Blue Mountains Shale Cap Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion SoS strategy Blue Mountains Shale Cap Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion species profile
Brigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains BioregionsBrigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities Brigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains Bioregions SoS strategy Brigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains Bioregions species profile
Cadellia pentastylis (Ooline) community in the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsCadellia pentastylis (Ooline) community in the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities Cadellia pentastylis (Ooline) community in the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions SoS strategy Cadellia pentastylis (Ooline) community in the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions species profile
Carbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsCarbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities Carbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions SoS strategy Carbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions species profile
Castlereagh Swamp Woodland CommunityCastlereagh Swamp Woodland CommunityThreatened Ecological Communities Castlereagh Swamp Woodland Community SoS strategy Castlereagh Swamp Woodland Community species profile
Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionCooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion SoS strategy Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion species profile
Coolibah-Black Box Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain and Mulga Lands BioregionsCoolibah-Black Box Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain and Mulga Lands BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities Coolibah-Black Box Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain and Mulga Lands Bioregions SoS strategy Coolibah-Black Box Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain and Mulga Lands Bioregions species profile
Cumberland Plain Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionCumberland Plain Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities Cumberland Plain Woodland in the Sydney Basin Bioregion SoS strategy Cumberland Plain Woodland in the Sydney Basin Bioregion species profile
Fuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial Soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsFuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial Soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities Fuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial Soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions SoS strategy Fuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial Soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South Bioregions species profile
Howell Shrublands in the New England Tableland and Nandewar BioregionsHowell Shrublands in the New England Tableland and Nandewar BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities Howell Shrublands in the New England Tableland and Nandewar Bioregions SoS strategy Howell Shrublands in the New England Tableland and Nandewar Bioregions species profile

Key management sites

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Site nameThreatened speciesLocal government area (LGA)StatusSite type
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Cessnock Lower Hunter Spotted Gum Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin and NSW North Coast Bioregions (Lower Hunter Spotted Gum Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin and NSW North Coast Bioregions) Cessnock  ActivePriority management site
Eurobodalla Swamp Oak Floodplain Forest of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions (Swamp Oak Floodplain Forest of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions)   ProposedPriority management site
Dananbilla - Illunie area White Box Yellow Box Blakely’s Red Gum Woodland (White Box Yellow Box Blakely’s Red Gum Woodland) Cowra, Hilltops, Weddin  ActivePriority management site
Southern Reserves White Box Yellow Box Blakely’s Red Gum Woodland (White Box Yellow Box Blakely’s Red Gum Woodland) Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional, Greater Hume Shire, Hilltops, Junee, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional, Snowy Valleys, Upper Lachlan Shire, Wagga Wagga  ActivePriority management site
Blue Mountains Blue Mountains Swamps in the Sydney Basin Bioregion (Blue Mountains Swamps in the Sydney Basin Bioregion) Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Lithgow City  ProposedPriority management site
Lower Deua River River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions (River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions) Eurobodalla  ActivePriority management site
Upper Deua River River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions (River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions) Eurobodalla  ActivePriority management site
Burra Creek Catchment River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions (River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions) Eurobodalla  ActivePriority management site
Kosciuszko - Brindabella Montane Peatlands and Swamps of the New England Tableland, NSW North Coast, Sydney Basin, South East Corner, South Eastern Highlands and Australian Alps bioregions (Montane Peatlands and Swamps of the New England Tableland, NSW North Coast, Sydney Basin, South East Corner, South Eastern Highlands and Australian Alps bioregions) Snowy Monaro Regional, Snowy Valleys, Yass Valley  ActivePriority management site
Hunter Estuary Coastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions (Coastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions) Newcastle, Port Stephens  ActivePriority management site

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Common nameScientific nameSpecies type
Blue Mountains Shale Cap Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionBlue Mountains Shale Cap Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Brigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains BioregionsBrigalow within the Brigalow Belt South, Nandewar and Darling Riverine Plains BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Cadellia pentastylis (Ooline) community in the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsCadellia pentastylis (Ooline) community in the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Carbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsCarbeen Open Forest Community in the Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Castlereagh Swamp Woodland CommunityCastlereagh Swamp Woodland CommunityThreatened Ecological Communities
Cooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionCooks River/Castlereagh Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Coolibah-Black Box Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain and Mulga Lands BioregionsCoolibah-Black Box Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain and Mulga Lands BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Cumberland Plain Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionCumberland Plain Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Fuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial Soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsFuzzy Box Woodland on alluvial Soils of the South Western Slopes, Darling Riverine Plains and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Howell Shrublands in the New England Tableland and Nandewar BioregionsHowell Shrublands in the New England Tableland and Nandewar BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Hunter Lowland Redgum Forest in the Sydney Basin and New South Wales North Coast BioregionsHunter Lowland Redgum Forest in the Sydney Basin and New South Wales North Coast BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Illawarra Lowlands Grassy Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionIllawarra Lowlands Grassy Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Illawarra Subtropical Rainforest in the Sydney Basin BioregionIllawarra Subtropical Rainforest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Kurri Sand Swamp Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionKurri Sand Swamp Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Lowland Rainforest on Floodplain in the New South Wales North Coast BioregionLowland Rainforest on Floodplain in the New South Wales North Coast BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
McKies Stringybark/Blackbutt Open Forest in the Nandewar and New England Tableland BioregionsMcKies Stringybark/Blackbutt Open Forest in the Nandewar and New England Tableland BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Melaleuca armillaris Tall Shrubland in the Sydney Basin BioregionMelaleuca armillaris Tall Shrubland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Moist Shale Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionMoist Shale Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Native Vegetation on Cracking Clay Soils of the Liverpool PlainsNative Vegetation on Cracking Clay Soils of the Liverpool PlainsThreatened Ecological Communities
New England Peppermint (Eucalyptus nova-anglica) Woodland on Basalts and Sediments in the New England Tableland BioregionNew England Peppermint (Eucalyptus nova-anglica) Woodland on Basalts and Sediments in the New England Tableland BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Pittwater and Wagstaffe Spotted Gum Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionPittwater and Wagstaffe Spotted Gum Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Robertson Basalt Tall Open-forest in the Sydney Basin and South Eastern Highlands BioregionsRobertson Basalt Tall Open-forest in the Sydney Basin and South Eastern Highlands BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Robertson Rainforest in the Sydney Basin BioregionRobertson Rainforest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Semi-evergreen Vine Thicket in the Brigalow Belt South and Nandewar BioregionsSemi-evergreen Vine Thicket in the Brigalow Belt South and Nandewar BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Shale Gravel Transition Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionShale Gravel Transition Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Shale Sandstone Transition Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionShale Sandstone Transition Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Southern Highlands Shale Woodlands in the Sydney Basin BioregionSouthern Highlands Shale Woodlands in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
River-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsRiver-Flat Eucalypt Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionSydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Upland Wetlands of the Drainage Divide of the New England Tableland BioregionUpland Wetlands of the Drainage Divide of the New England Tableland BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Western Sydney Dry Rainforest in the Sydney Basin BioregionWestern Sydney Dry Rainforest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
White Box Yellow Box Blakely’s Red Gum WoodlandWhite Box Yellow Box Blakely’s Red Gum WoodlandThreatened Ecological Communities
Coastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsCoastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Freshwater Wetlands on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsFreshwater Wetlands on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Halosarcia lylei low open-shrubland in the Murray Darling Depression BioregionHalosarcia lylei low open-shrubland in the Murray Darling Depression BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Montane Peatlands and Swamps of the New England Tableland, NSW North Coast, Sydney Basin, South East Corner, South Eastern Highlands and Australian Alps bioregionsMontane Peatlands and Swamps of the New England Tableland, NSW North Coast, Sydney Basin, South East Corner, South Eastern Highlands and Australian Alps bioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Lower Hunter Spotted Gum Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin and NSW North Coast BioregionsLower Hunter Spotted Gum Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin and NSW North Coast BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Subtropical Coastal Floodplain Forest of the New South Wales North Coast BioregionSubtropical Coastal Floodplain Forest of the New South Wales North Coast BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Brigalow-Gidgee woodland/shrubland in the Mulga Lands and Darling Riverine Plains BioregionsBrigalow-Gidgee woodland/shrubland in the Mulga Lands and Darling Riverine Plains BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Myall Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain, Murray-Darling Depression, Riverina and NSW South Western Slopes bioregionsMyall Woodland in the Darling Riverine Plains, Brigalow Belt South, Cobar Peneplain, Murray-Darling Depression, Riverina and NSW South Western Slopes bioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Newnes Plateau Shrub Swamp in the Sydney Basin BioregionNewnes Plateau Shrub Swamp in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Bangalay Sand Forest of the Sydney Basin and South East Corner bioregionsBangalay Sand Forest of the Sydney Basin and South East Corner bioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Ribbon Gum—Mountain Gum—Snow Gum Grassy Forest/Woodland of the New England Tableland BioregionRibbon Gum—Mountain Gum—Snow Gum Grassy Forest/Woodland of the New England Tableland BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Southern Sydney sheltered forest on transitional sandstone soils in the Sydney Basin BioregionSouthern Sydney sheltered forest on transitional sandstone soils in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Blue Mountains Swamps in the Sydney Basin BioregionBlue Mountains Swamps in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Inland Grey Box Woodland in the Riverina, NSW South Western Slopes, Cobar Peneplain, Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsInland Grey Box Woodland in the Riverina, NSW South Western Slopes, Cobar Peneplain, Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Lowland Rainforest in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsLowland Rainforest in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Tableland Basalt Forest in the Sydney Basin and South Eastern Highlands BioregionsTableland Basalt Forest in the Sydney Basin and South Eastern Highlands BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Allocasuarina luehmannii Woodland in the Riverina and Murray-Darling Depression BioregionsAllocasuarina luehmannii Woodland in the Riverina and Murray-Darling Depression BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Acacia melvillei Shrubland in the Riverina and Murray-Darling Depression bioregionsAcacia melvillei Shrubland in the Riverina and Murray-Darling Depression bioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Acacia loderi shrublandsAcacia loderi shrublandsThreatened Ecological Communities
Coastal Cypress Pine Forest in the New South Wales North Coast BioregionCoastal Cypress Pine Forest in the New South Wales North Coast BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
White Gum Moist Forest in the NSW North Coast BioregionWhite Gum Moist Forest in the NSW North Coast BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Hunter Valley Vine Thicket in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsHunter Valley Vine Thicket in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Grey Box—Grey Gum Wet Sclerophyll Forest in the NSW North Coast BioregionGrey Box—Grey Gum Wet Sclerophyll Forest in the NSW North Coast BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Central Hunter Grey Box—Ironbark Woodland in the New South Wales North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsCentral Hunter Grey Box—Ironbark Woodland in the New South Wales North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Central Hunter Ironbark—Spotted Gum—Grey Box Forest in the New South Wales North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsCentral Hunter Ironbark—Spotted Gum—Grey Box Forest in the New South Wales North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Hunter Floodplain Red Gum Woodland in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsHunter Floodplain Red Gum Woodland in the NSW North Coast and Sydney Basin BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Mallee and Mallee-Broombush dominated woodland and shrubland, lacking Triodia, in the NSW South Western Slopes BioregionMallee and Mallee-Broombush dominated woodland and shrubland, lacking Triodia, in the NSW South Western Slopes BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Porcupine Grass—Red Mallee—Gum Coolabah hummock grassland/low sparse woodland in the Broken Hill Complex BioregionPorcupine Grass—Red Mallee—Gum Coolabah hummock grassland/low sparse woodland in the Broken Hill Complex BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Coastal Upland Swamp in the Sydney Basin BioregionCoastal Upland Swamp in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Carex Sedgeland of the New England Tableland, Nandewar, Brigalow Belt South and NSW North Coast BioregionsCarex Sedgeland of the New England Tableland, Nandewar, Brigalow Belt South and NSW North Coast BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Araluen Scarp Grassy Forest in the South East Corner BioregionAraluen Scarp Grassy Forest in the South East Corner BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Tablelands Snow Gum, Black Sallee, Candlebark and Ribbon Gum Grassy Woodland in the South Eastern Highlands, Sydney Basin, South East Corner and NSW South Western Slopes BioregionsTablelands Snow Gum, Black Sallee, Candlebark and Ribbon Gum Grassy Woodland in the South Eastern Highlands, Sydney Basin, South East Corner and NSW South Western Slopes BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Lower Hunter Valley Dry Rainforest in the Sydney Basin and NSW North Coast BioregionsLower Hunter Valley Dry Rainforest in the Sydney Basin and NSW North Coast BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Hunter Valley Footslopes Slaty Gum Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionHunter Valley Footslopes Slaty Gum Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Castlereagh Scribbly Gum Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionCastlereagh Scribbly Gum Woodland in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Blue Mountains Basalt Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionBlue Mountains Basalt Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Pilliga Outwash Ephemeral Wetlands in the Brigalow Belt South BioregionPilliga Outwash Ephemeral Wetlands in the Brigalow Belt South BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Coolac-Tumut Serpentinite Shrubby Woodland in the NSW South Western Slopes and South Eastern Highlands BioregionsCoolac-Tumut Serpentinite Shrubby Woodland in the NSW South Western Slopes and South Eastern Highlands BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Sandhill Pine Woodland in the Riverina, Murray-Darling Depression and NSW South Western Slopes bioregionsSandhill Pine Woodland in the Riverina, Murray-Darling Depression and NSW South Western Slopes bioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Lowland Grassy Woodland in the South East Corner BioregionLowland Grassy Woodland in the South East Corner BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Swamp Oak Floodplain Forest of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsSwamp Oak Floodplain Forest of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Swamp Sclerophyll Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsSwamp Sclerophyll Forest on Coastal Floodplains of the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner BioregionsThreatened Ecological Communities
Dry Rainforest of the South East Forests in the South East Corner BioregionDry Rainforest of the South East Forests in the South East Corner BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
O’Hares Creek Shale ForestO’Hares Creek Shale ForestThreatened Ecological Communities
Sydney Freshwater Wetlands in the Sydney Basin BioregionSydney Freshwater Wetlands in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities
Mount Gibraltar Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionMount Gibraltar Forest in the Sydney Basin BioregionThreatened Ecological Communities