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 18 May 2021

Threatened species (critically endangered, endangered and vulnerable) 944
Extinct species 73
Threatened populations 54
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 12  21 93 14 7
Mammals 3 15 39 26 14
Marine mammals 0 3 4 0 0
Invertebrates 19 0 1 2
Plants 79 330 232 31 29
Alga 1 1 0 0 0
Fungi 6 4 0 0
Subtotal 110 429 405 73 54
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.