The Scientific Committee has made a Final Determination to list the following in the relevant Schedule of the Threatened Species Conservation Act.
Critically Endangered Species (Part 2 of Schedule 1A)
Lord Howe Island Phasmid Dryococelus australis (Montrouzier, 1855), an insect.
A copy of the Determination which contains the reasons for the determination, may be obtained free of charge on the Internet www.environment.nsw.gov.au/determinations/index.htm, by contacting the Scientific Committee Unit, PO Box 1967 Hurstville BC 1481. Tel: (02) 9585 6940 or Fax (02) 9585 6989, or in person at the Office of Environment and Heritage Information Centre Level 14, 59-61 Goulburn Street, Sydney. Copies of the determination may also be obtained from National Parks and Wildlife Service Area Offices and Visitor Centres, subject to availability.
Associate Professor Michelle Leishman
Chairperson, Scientific Committee