About threat abatement advices
A threat abatement advice is a non-statutory document prepared by the Department in consultation with key stakeholders to provide guidance at national, state and local levels on activities and research needed to abate the threat.
Approved threat abatement advices
- Ecosystem degradation, habitat loss and species decline in arid and semi-arid Australia due to the invasion of buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris and C. pennisetiformis) - 2014
- Invasive pasture grasses in northern Australia - gamba grass, para grass, olive hymenachne, perennial mission grass and annual mission grass - 2014
- Loss and degradation of native plant and animal habitat by invasion of escaped garden plants, including aquatic plants - 2014
- Novel biota and their impact on biodiversity - 2013
- Threat Abatement Advice for the key threatening process ‘Psittacine Circoviral (beak and feather) Disease affecting endangered psittacine species’ - 2016
About action plans
Action plans in various forms describe the actions required to best address threatening processes. They are not statutory threat abatement plans but may fill the requirements of the legislation related to the content of a threat abatement plan. That is, it provides for the research, management and other actions necessary to reduce the key threatening processes to an acceptable level in order to maximise the chances of the long-term survival in nature of native species and ecological communities affected by the process.