Schedules of the Biodiversity Conservation Act

Schedules 1 to 4 of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 contain the lists of threatened species, populations and ecological communities, extinct species and key threatening processes for NSW native plants and animals.

A copy of the Schedules is available on the NSW Legislation website.

Summary of Schedules

Species summary as at 12 September 2022

Threatened species (critically endangered, endangered and vulnerable) 951
Extinct species 72
Threatened populations 49
Threatened ecological communities 111
Key threatening processes 39
  Critically endangered Endangered Vulnerable Extinct Endangered populations
Amphibians 5 13 11 0 1
Reptiles 21 22 1 1
Birds 13  22 92 14 7
Mammals 3 16 39 25 10
Marine mammals 0 3 4 0 0
Invertebrates 17 1 1 1
Plants 84 330 233 31 29
Alga 1 1 0 0 0
Fungi 5 4 0 0
Subtotal 117 428 406 72 49
Ecological communities 26 81 4 0  

Minor amendments to the Schedules

The following determinations make minor amendments to update the taxonomic name of species or to correct other minor errors or omissions in the Schedules.

Minor amendments are not put on public exhibition for comment.

Amendments to the Schedules for individual species or communities are included in Final determinations.