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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 113–120.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Canberra. Comments on the "Managing Multiple Use in the Coastal Zone - A review of the Great Barrier Reef Park Authority" by J. F. Whitehouse, 1993. Commonwealth of Australia 1993 Reviewed by Pat Hutchings Vice-President of the Australian Coral Reef Society A review of the Great Barrier Reef Marine...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 153–157.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Fauna Conservation in Australia - is there a role for the Commonwealth? Address by Dr Peter Bridgewater. Director. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service to' the Annual General Meeting of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales held on 14 September. 1990 OPENING The answer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.006
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.015
EISBN: 0959995145
... Australia’s three groups of marine mammals — cetaceans, pinnipeds and sirenians — are discussed in relation to historic exploitation, legislative protection, present impacts and potential threats. Today, all marine animals are protected to varying degrees in Commonwealth waters. However...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The paper examines the Commonwealth and New South Wales threatened species legislation from the perspective of local communities and a local government seeking to protect threatened species. Both the Commonwealth and State legislation are identified potentially to be useful tools, providing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... of International importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention) 1971 and the Convention on Biological Diversity 1992. The legislative and policy response to implement these Conventions at both the Commonwealth and State and Territories levels are examined. The analysis reveals a number...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... South-east Queensland (SEQ) was the target of 1 of 10 joint Commonwealth-State Governments comprehensive regional assessments (CRAs) conducted in preparation for Regional Forests Agreements (RFAs) in Australia during the 1990s/early 2000s. Work towards a SEQ RFA commenced in 1993, a SEQ Forests...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 124–138.
Published: 01 October 2020
... removal, which were expedited by the Commonwealth Government granting a National Interest Exemption under section 158 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the NSW Government committing $2.5 million in funding towards the new measures. These measures moved flying-foxes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-term monitoring programs, and subsequently formed the Long Term Ecological Research Network in Australia in 2011 through Commonwealth funding, only to see it de-funded in 2017. We synthesise these learnings to identify four key characteristics of any successful ecological monitoring program, and eight...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 289–307.
Published: 01 June 2017
... interest in our native birds and mammals, and more recently, reptiles and frogs. The shortfall in achieving the aspiration to conserve biodiversity is evident by examining both the Commonwealth and NSW governments' official State of the Environment reports. The rise of threatened species...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... cycle, soil and energy flow and the impact of invasive species, diseases and agricultural pollution. Of the 595 vertebrate species verified for these catchments, 6% are introduced, 12% have been listed in NSW under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , 4% by the Commonwealth Environment...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Wildlife research has few immediate economic consequences, and over the last 10-20 years has collapsed as a serious research program within Australia's premier research organization, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). In spite of great public support...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.050
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... and also the content of what journals want to publish. In Australia these forces are exacerbated by the Commonwealth government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative, with journal assessment a key component of its focus on the quality of university research. Not all journals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... into the assessment of biodiversity impacts for development activities elsewhere. The legislation from which current ecological assessment procedures originate (e.g. the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 314–318.
Published: 14 October 2011
...T. Penman; G. Muir; E. Magarey; E. Burns Chytridiomycosis is considered a key threatening process under Commonwealth legislation. Little is known of the impact of this pathogen within wild populations. The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea is a threatened species that is thought...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... population of this species is listed in a Threatened category under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 . Six other species are included on the Department of Environment and Conservation's Priority Fauna Listing based on their known distribution and representation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.036
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... with these perceptions rather than managing the real issues. In addition, there are still gaps in our ecological knowledge of flying-foxes, which need to be filled in order to better manage these animals. This paper outlines a Commonwealth-funded, collaborative project involving universities, local councils...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 597–604.
Published: 01 December 2004
... species found on the coast and adjacent ranges of south-eastern Australia, with five congeners in south-west Western Australia. The species is listed as vulnerable in NSW and Victoria and under Commonwealth legislation, although there is no obvious cause for a decline nor is it clear how much decline has...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... The National Forest Policy Statement (Commonwealth of Australia 1992) opens with the statement: “The Governments share a vision of ecologically sustainable management of Australia's forests”. The Policy Statement launched the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) process, with its emphasis on public forests...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.947
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to optimise all of these traits simultaneously. F orestcheck has been designed to align with the Montreal Process Criteria and Indicators approach to achieving ecologically sustainable forest management (ESFM, agreed to jointly by the Commonwealth and State Governments in 1998). A concept plan was prepared...