This species has been assigned to the Landscape species management stream under the Saving our Species (SoS) program.
Justification for allocation to this management stream
This species is distributed across relatively large areas and is subject to threatening processes that generally act at the landscape scale (e.g. habitat loss or degradation) rather than at distinct, defineable locations.
Status in NSW:
The SoS strategy aims to secure the species in the wild for 100 years and maintain its conservation status under the BC Act
The SoS strategy 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.
This action statement aims to address key knowledge gaps for this species, which once resolved, can inform effective management of this species.
This action statement aims to ensure the security of this species in the long-term.
This action statement aims to ensure that the species is secure in the wild in NSW and that its NSW geographic range is extended or maintained.
This action statement aims to secure critical populations of this species in NSW in the long-term.
This action statement aims to secure this population in the long-term.
This action statement aims to maximise the extent of occurrence and condition of the ecological community across NSW.
Species sightings and management sites across NSW
The map below displays the species’ distribution in NSW, based upon the species’ geographic range, habitat distribution or area of occupancy (to as high a resolution as available data allow, using a range of data sources).
Information about the species’ habitat and ecology is available here.
The map may also display one or more management sites where management of important populations is underway. More information is available in the tables below.
The species occurs in the following IBRA (Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia) regions in NSW:
|South Eastern Queensland
|NSW North Coast
|New England Tablelands
Proportion of the species' distribution on reserve
32% of the species' distribution occurs on reserve (within NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service estate).
Critical actions for this species
The key threats to the viability of landscape-managed species are loss, fragmentation and degradation of habitat, and widespread pervasive factors such as impacts of climate change and disease. Many of these threats are addressed by NSW planning, native vegetation, and biodiversity legislation, policy and programs including the offsets program (BioBanking, NSW Biodiversity Offsets Policy for Major Projects), Biodiversity Certification, management of environmental water and reservation under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
Threats to this species are outlined here.
The actions listed in the action toolbox are supplementary to NSW legislation, policy and programs and can be used by stakeholders, where applicable to guide management at a site, regional or state scale.
|Liaise with land managers and consent authorities to ensure the maintenance of corridor vegetation connecting areas of key habitat during logging operations.||Site
|Liaise with land managers responsible for fire management to encourage avoidance of burning areas in or near known habitat.||Site, Area
|Conduct strategic bush regeneration in areas of known habitat to progressively replace lantana understorey with native vegetation.||Site
|Implement best-practice, strategic, adaptive management of wild dogs to benefit populations of pademelons.||Site, Area
|Negotiate agreements with relevant landholders (preferably in-perpetuity covenants) that maintain areas of habitat and vegetation connectivity between reserved areas. Where possible incorporate management strategies that maintain habitat quality such as grazing and fire management strategies.||Site
|Identify and implement restoration and revegetation projects at areas where connectivity between large areas of known habitat is compromised, with the aim of increasing the width, condition and security of critical landscape links.||Site, Area
|Implement best-practice, strategic, adaptive management of invasive horses to benefit populations of pademelons.||Site, Area
|Implement best-practice, strategic, adaptive management of invasive pigs to benefit populations of pademelons.||Site, Area
|Implement best-practice, strategic, adaptive management of invasive rabbits to benefit populations of pademelons.||Site
|Implement best-practice, strategic, adaptive management of foxes to benefit populations of pademelons.||Site, Area
|Implement best-practice, strategic, adaptive management of cats to benefit populations of pademelons.||Site, Area
|Opportunistically collect blood samples to investigate prevalence of disease and genetic diversity, store data in a centralised database.||State
|Monitor species response to fire when implementing hazard reduction works in areas of known habitat. Monitoring should cover the altitudinal and latitudinal range of the species.||Area
How will this species be managed?
Key management sites for this threatened species are being identified by the Office of Environment and Heritage
and other program partners, where feasible, cost-effective and beneficial to the threatened species.
Currently, 1 management site has been identified for this threatened species.
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Northern NSW Ranges
||Priority Management Site||Active||
Byron, Clarence Valley, Kyogle, Lismore, Richmond Valley, Tenterfield, Tweed