Comments on this recovery plan closed 13 May 2022. The documents below remain available for reference only.
You are invited to comment on this draft recovery plan in accordance with the provisions of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) by 13 May 2022.
The draft Recovery Plan was prepared by the Olkola Aboriginal Corporation and the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, and is proposed to be made as the national recovery plan for this species under the EPBC Act.
The golden-shouldered parrot (Psephotus chrysopterygius) occurs in Cape York, Queensland. It’s Indigenous language names include Alwal (Olkola), Thaku (Lama Lama), Arrmorral (Thaypan), and Minpin (Wakamin). The species is listed in the Endangered category under the EPBC Act.
The draft Golden-shouldered Parrot Recovery Plan provides information on the Golden-shouldered Parrot’s biology, habitat, distribution, and threatening processes, and identifies objectives and actions to support the recovery of the species.
How can I get involved?
Read the draft recovery plan
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this publication contains the names and images of deceased people.
Send your comments
The public comment period closes Friday 13 May 2022.
If you wish to comment on this draft plan, please send your comments, quoting the title of the plan, to:
Protected Species and Communities Branch
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601
Your views are being sought by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment for the purpose of informing the Minister for the Environment on the making of the Golden-shouldered Parrot Recovery Plan under the EPBC Act.
Personal information that you provide will only be used for this purpose. Personal information may be disclosed to employees of Australian Government agencies, the Threatened Species Scientific Committee, the Minister, state and territory agencies and persons (including contractors) assisting the Minister for the purpose outlined above. Contents of your submission may be included in subsequent publications of recovery plans.