Comments on this recovery plan closed 11 February 2023. 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).
The draft Spiny Rice-flower Recovery Plan has been prepared by the Australian Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, in consultation with the Recovery Team. The draft plan is proposed to be made under the EPBC Act.
The Spiny Rice-flower is endemic to Victoria. The species is listed as Critically Endangered under the EPBC Act.
The draft Spiny Rice-flower Recovery Plan provides information on the Spiny Rice-flower 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
Draft National Recovery Plan for the Spiny Rice-flower (Pimelea spinescens subspecies spinescens) (PDF 5.31 MB)
Draft National Recovery Plan for the Spiny Rice-flower (Pimelea spinescens subspecies spinescens) (DOCX 8.31 MB)
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Send your comments
The public comment period closes 11 February 2023.
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 Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
GPO Box 3090
Canberra ACT 2601
Your views are being sought by the Department for the purpose of informing the Minister for the Environment on the adoption or making of recovery plans 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.