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Explore Three Capes this August

12/07/2018

Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again

26/06/2018

Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Threatened Species Kit (2003)

Threatened Mammals

Mammals

Threatened Species

Two examples of nationally threatened species that are not listed in the State Act:

  • Eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)

    Listed as vulnerable under the Federal Act. The Eastern Quoll is now extinct on mainland Australia and is now confined to Tasmania:

  • Eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii)

    The Eastern barred bandicoot is an example of nationally threatened species that are not listed in the State Act:

Extinct Species

Four examples of Tasmania's threatened species:

Endangered Species

Rare Species