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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.058
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... As specified by the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , the Scientific Committee is responsible for listing threatened species, populations, ecological communities and key threatening processes in schedules of the Act, as well as for several review and advisory tasks. In this paper...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.059
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Western Australian Threatened Species Scientific Committee was formed in 1997 following the disbanding of separate flora and fauna committees. Its role is to advise the Minister for the Environment on the listing of threatened and specially protected flora and fauna under the Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... On 4 May 2001, the NSW Scientific Committee made a Final Determination to list the Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus as a Vulnerable species in New South Wales on Schedule 2 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act. The Committee made this determination because, in its view...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 257–271.
Published: 01 January 2018
... to the early 1990's in New South Wales first as a member of the Scientific Committee advising the Minister of Lands and then as a member of the New South Wales National Parks Advisory Council. An emphasis on pristine landscapes and wildness compromised recommendations for the development of the New South Wales...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.014
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... mammal not protected in NSW by the State's fauna legislation yet, in a bizarre twist, it is currently under consideration by an independent scientific committee for listing as a vulnerable species in NSW. This Symposium on the Dingo was convened to explore the kill-or-conserve dilemma. Stock protection...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of - and actions required for - successful management of forest wildlife. My experiences include membership of the Scientific Committee of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 in New South Wales and managing wildlife in the remaining 2 million hectares of native forest and 50 000 hectares of plantation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.066
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... as a reflection on our role as the Scientific Committee (1992-95) in formulating the schedules of threatened fauna under the Endangered Fauna (Interim Protection) Act 1991. We reflect on the limitations of this process, including constraints on time, a lack of adequate knowledge for most species and differences...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... being mainly dominated by government to a government-community partnership. It has resulted in the need to reassess the ways in which scientific findings and technical information are communicated to, and understood by, members of these committees to achieve sustainable outcomes. Two examples from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.060
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... of legislation to identify and tackle key threatening processes. Until both the public and scientific community become aware of the importance of invertebrates in ecosystem functioning, there will be little pressure on conservation agencies to conserve invertebrates. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... insects have been placed on the endangered species schedule. However, experience has shown that there are difficulties in using the Act to protect invertebrates. Issues include: use of criteria in the Act; taxonomic and scientific impediments; the need to protect habitat rather than individual species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... is contested territory, and the linking over time of the concepts of fauna conservation and protected areas. The British story differs markedly from that in the USA and Africa. In 1943, a Nature Reserves Committee was appointed to draw up a rationale and list of National Habitat Reserves and Scientific Areas...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.046
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
...”; there is a need to both protect flying-fox populations and the crops of fruit growers; and the emergence of Australian Bat Lyssavirus and other viruses has made handling bats a risk. The conservation status of the Grey-headed Flying-fox and the Spectacled Flying-fox is currently being reviewed by the Scientific...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... National Parks and Wildlife Service: Hurstville, NSW. NSW Scientific Committee. 1997. Final determination to list Thersites mitchellae as an endangered species on Schedule 1, Part 1 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. NSW Scientific Committee. 1999. Final determination to list Lowland...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 26 (1): 11–21.
Published: 25 January 2015
... National Park A History. Pp. 15-30 in Australia's 100 Years of National Parks ed by W. Goldstein. National Parks and Wildlife Service: Sydney. Australia's 100 Years of National Parks 15 30 SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON PARKS AND RESERVES, 1968. Report No. 1. Mimeo. National Parks and Wildlife Service...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 1990
... of the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service in 1967 heralded the beginning of a significant land acquisition phase. As Whitehouse (1990) points out, the Minister who established the Service, Tom Lewis, also established a Scientific Committee on Parks and Reserves in 1967. By 1971 an overview...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 83–84.
Published: 01 June 1990
... and the Service. Too little use has been made of the scientific expertise within the Public Service, Universities and CSIRO. This is despite the efforts of the Scientific Committee and the Advisory Council. I found it interest- ing - confirming long-held views - that Whitehouse acknowledged the contribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of threatened species), then we must use research, particularly ecological research, in this endeavour. Non-threatened species, with their abundant data, are therefore an essential choice. One testing example in this area is what Beeton (2004), as chair of the Australian Threatened Species Scientific Committee...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 22 October 2021
... conservation research. She currently chairs the national Threatened strategies to ensure their long term survival. Much of Species Scientific Committee and is a Vice-President and her earlier work was in documenting the distribution Secretary Biological Sciences of the Australian Academy of dugongs along...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (2): 159–168.
Published: 12 December 2012
... Australian Entomologist 21 14 9 NPWS 1999.Bongil Bongil National Park Plan of Management. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, Coffs Harbour, NSW. NSW Scientific Committee 2002.Black Grass-dart Butterfly - Endangered Species Listing Final Determination. New South Wales Scientific...