Australian threatened species face overdue recovery plans by environment department amid extinction crisis

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated January 13 2021 - 3:50am, first published January 12 2021 - 5:30pm
The ACT's beloved superb parrots are listed as one of nearly 2000 threatened species on the register. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The government has admitted the recovery plans for nearly 200 threatened species in Australia are overdue as conservationists and politicians call for quick and decisive action to mitigate the threat of extinction.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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