Department of the Environment

Commonwealth of Australia

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Notice under Section 278

Adoption of Recovery Plans


I, GREGORY HUNT, Minister for the Environment, have, under section 269A of the EPBC Act, adopted recovery plans for the following threatened species:


Prepared by Victoria:

  1. Burramys parvus - mountain pygmy-possum
  2. Dasyurus maculatus gracilis - spotted-tailed quoll
  3. Dasyurus maculatus maculatus (SE mainland population) - spotted-tailed quoll (southeastern mainland population)
  4. Dasyurus maculatus maculatus (Tasmanian population) - spotted-tailed quoll (Tasmanian population)
  5. Neophema chrysogaster - orange-bellied parrot
  6. Pachycephala rufogularis - red-lored whistler
  7. Psophodes nigrogularis leucogaster - western whipbird
  8. Stipiturus mallee - mallee emu-wren


These recovery plans came into force on 2 May 2016.


Copies of these plans are available from the Australian Government Department of the Environment web site at: or by contacting the Department’s Community Information Unit:



Mail:  Community Information Unit

  Department of the Environment

  GPO Box 787

  Canberra ACT 2601

Freecall:  1800 803 772