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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michael Murphy The New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (TSC Act), administered by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, has a primary objective of conserving the state's biological diversity. The listing of threatened fauna under the TSC Act, however, is heavily weighted...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 133–147.
Published: 10 October 2011
... Fowler, M. 2004. A review of the success of the Threatened Species Conservation Act in protecting Threatened Species within New South Wales: A compendium of case studies with subsequent recommendations. Unpubl. report to North Coast Environment Council. North Coast Environment Council, Crescent Head, NSW...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.063
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The difficulties in applying threatened species legislation, which has a general vertebrate and vascular plant focus, to invertebrates, have been widely recognised. Nevertheless, such legislation provides valuable opportunities to promote invertebrate conservation that were previously available...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... The Grey-headed Flying-fox was listed in 2001 as a vulnerable species in NSW under the provisions of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. This paper outlines the legal implications which arise from listing a species as vulnerable in NSW. These include legal protection from harm...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... be caused by inappropriate development or management, and scientific uncertainty usually surrounds an understanding of their ecology and prediction of impacts. Where could the New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 be precautionary? The listing process could be, but a significant amount...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.057
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... The NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 provides for the listing on schedules of threatened species, populations, ecological communities and of key threatening processes. The definitions of these concepts are discussed. The implicit component parts of the definition of species...
Book Chapter
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.1999.056
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 represents an advance for invertebrate conservation in New South Wales. Currently terrestrial vertebrates and vascular plants dominate the schedules, but a small number of threatened invertebrate species have been listed. Three snails and four...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... or may not lead to its recovery, and this factor should be carefully taken into account in the process of funding natural resource management actions. Recent experience in NSW (1995-2003) has provided examples of the application of a comprehensive Threatened Species Conservation Act, and its effect...
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
... In this chapter we apply an ecological approach to considering the vertebrate species listed on the current schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. We do so in light of our knowledge of the threats that have impacted on the vertebrate fauna of NSW, but mainly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.058
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... In NSW, threatened species conservation operates through legislation. When the government of NSW introduced these Acts, it integrated the threatened species legislation with the planning legislation and so consideration of threatened species issues became a mandatory part of the planning system...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
...Matthew Mo; Mike Roache; Tania Reid; Damon L. Oliver; Linda Broome; Adam Fawcett; Katherine Howard; Piers Thomas; Simon Tracey; Gerry Andersen; Rachel Lowry ABSTRACT A diverse range of corporations, businesses and organisations play an important role in threatened species conservation. During...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... Governments in Australia and elsewhere in the world use legislation to conserve species and other elements of biodiversity that are threatened by human activities. This forum examined to what extent relying on the legislative process is justified and, in particular, considered the effectiveness...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 28–35.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on population viability assessment as a tool for threatened species management and conservation Tim W. Clark1-2, Gary N. Backhouse3 and Robert C. Lacy1 'Department of conservation Biology, Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield, Illinois, USA 60513. 2School of Foresty and Environmental Studies, Yale University...
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
... ample opportunities for involvement in protecting threatened species and ecological communities and their habitats. However, groups and individuals in the community who have an interest in conserving these key elements of unique natural environments are disengaging. Ministerial discretion is undermining...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.028
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... From the time of European settlement of Australia, flying-foxes have been treated as vermin and their management has focused on attempts to control numbers in local areas by culling and disturbance. The listing of Grey-headed Flying-foxes as vulnerable under the NSW Threatened Species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... enterprises based on reintroductions in Australia make significant contributions to conservation, but face difficulties with obtaining licences, accessing threatened species, low levels of support from government, excessive competition from other tourism businesses and the death of reintroduced mammals...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in New South Wales where protection by the Endangered Fauna (Interim Protection) Act 1991 (now the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995) has required surveys of its distribution and abundance and some research in order to prepare management plans for development sites that it occupies. Its listing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.048
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A workshop with 32 invited participants from most Australian state s and territories was held to assess the appropriateness of the criteria being employed under the New South Wales Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995. Specific problems were identified with applying these and similar...