New WA species listed under the EPBC Act

On January 17 2014, recovery plans for the following listed species were adopted under the EPBC Act:

Prepared by Western Australia:

  1. Calyptorhynchus latirostris (Carnaby’s cockatoo)
  2. Petrogale lateralis hacketti (Recherche rock-wallaby), Petrogale lateralis lateralis (black-flanked rock-wallaby), Petrogale lateralis MacDonnell Ranges race (warru, black-footed rock-wallaby (MacDonnell Ranges race)), Petrogale lateralis West Kimberly race (black-footed rock-wallaby (West Kimberley race))
  3. Pseudemydura umbrina (western swamp tortoise)
  4. Setonix brachyurus (quokka)

These recovery plans came into force on 17 January 2014 and are available from the Department’s website. For further information please contact Jessica Pink on 02 6274 1175 or email.