The University of Queensland, 4068

TSX Resources

TSX Training Manual

The TSX Training Manual provides detailed background on the TSX and how it works, and walks data providers and users through data upload and management. 

Download here


Training videos

Data Import Template Source columns (click here) 04:05
Data Import Template Survey columns (click here) 05:39
Data Import Template Sighting columns (click here) 04:13
Data Import Template Getting your data into the template format (click here) 10:15
Data Management Interface Creating a new dataset and uploading data (click here) 04:55
Data Management Interface Adding new data to an existing dataset and uploading it (click here) 06:38
Data Management Interface Identifying and fixing errors in your data file (click here) 03:08
Data Management Interface Dataset filtering and downloads for Custodians (click here) 08:46
Data Management Interface Downloads’ page filtering and downloads for Program Managers (click here) 09:08
Trends Visualiser Tool Generating and interpreting abundance trends (click here) 06:11


Living Planet Index resources

     Living Planet Index (LPI)

     2022 Living Planet Report (PDF, 65.5 MB)

     2022 Living Planet Report: Technical Supplement (PDF, 4.46 MB)

     Loh, J. et al. (2005). The Living Planet Index: using species population time series to track trends in biodiversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society       of London B 360, 289–295.

     Collen, B. et al. (2009). Monitoring change in vertebrate abundance: the Living Planet Index. Conservation Biology 23, 317–327.

     McRae, L. et al. (2017). The diversity-weighted Living Planet Index: controlling for taxonomic bias in a global biodiversity indicator. PLoS ONE 12, e0169156.


Australian Government resources

     DCCEEW (2022). Threatened Species Action Plan, 2022-2032. Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, Canberra.

     Murphy, H. and Van Leeuwen, S. (2021). Biodiversity. State of the Environment Report, 2021. Australian Government, Canberra.

     DCCEEW (2022). National Landcare Program – Regional Land Partnerships, MERI framework. Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and             Water, Canberra.



      Bayraktarov, E. et al. (2021). A threatened species index for Australian birds. Conservation Science and Practice 2021;3:e322.

      Bayraktarov, E. et al. (2021). Variable effects of protected areas on long-term multispecies trends for Australia’s imperilled birds. Conservation Science and              Practice 2021;3:e443.

      Tulloch, A. et al. (2023). Effects of different management strategies on long-term trends of Australian threatened and near-threatened mammals.
      Conservation Biology 2023;2:e14032.

      Legge, S. et al. (2023). Loss of terrestrial biodiversity in Australia: Magnitude, causation, and response. Science 2023;381(6658):622–631.