Comments on this assessment closed 18 December 2020. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
Comment on listing assessment
Invitation to comment
You are invited to provide your views about:
- the eligibility of Petrogale lateralis kimberleyensis (Black-footed Rock-wallaby (West Kimberley)) for transfer from the Vulnerable category to the Endangered category on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) list of threatened species
- the necessary conservation actions for this species.
This species assessment has been prepared by the Western Australian Government using the Common Assessment Method.
Note on taxonomy: the listed name for this species under the EPBC Act was updated from Petrogale lateralis West Kimberley race to Petrogale lateralis kimberleyensis, effective 25 September 2020
Anyone may nominate a native species, ecological community or key threatening process for listing, transfer to a new category, or deletion from the threatened species list under the EPBC Act. The Threatened Species Scientific Committee (the Committee) undertakes the assessment of species to determine eligibility for inclusion on the list of threatened species and provides its recommendation to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment.
How can I get involved?
Read the consultation document
Consultation Document on Listing Eligibility and Conservation Actions - Petrogale lateralis kimberleyensis (Black-footed Rock-wallaby (West Kimberley)) (PDF - 36.44 KB)
Consultation Document on Listing Eligibility and Conservation Actions - Petrogale lateralis kimberleyensis (Black-footed Rock-wallaby (West Kimberley)) (DOCX - 46.47 KB)
Send your comments
The views of experts, stakeholders and the general public are welcome. Responses can be provided by any interested person.
Responses are required to be submitted by 18 December 2020.
Responses are to be provided in writing either by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to:
Species Listing, Information and Policy Section
Biodiversity Conservation Division
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
PO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601