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TSX Update, Spring 2022

Today, on Threatened Species Day – 7th September 2022 – we release our Spring 2022 Newsletter (which you can find here). Therein you can find an update on some of the great progress made during this year’s data call, details about the inclusion of the TSX in the 2021 State of the Environment Report and…
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TSX Data Call Ending Soon!

Every year, the TSX team contacts ecologists and conservation managers from right across the country seeking new data on the abundance of Australia’s threatened species. So far in 2022, we’ve contacted 226 individuals seeking monitoring data for threatened birds, plants and mammals, and have already received crucial new data that will inform the release of…
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TSX Update, Winter 2022

Aligning with the 2022 data call for the TSX, we’ve released our Winter 2022 Update. You can find the update here, including a new section for 2022 – our Threatened Species Spotlight, introducing you to a new species that is in the TSX each update. This time we focus on the fascinating Jervis Bay Leek…
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Data call for TSX22 is underway!

We are now calling for new data to produce Australia’s Threatened Species Index (TSX) for 2022! Do you count threatened or near-threatened birds, plants or mammals? We are collecting monitoring data for the TSX for the next eight weeks. This year, we are consolidating the index, seeking to update monitoring data from programs already included…
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Introducing the TSX team at TERN

The new faces of Australia’s Threatened Species Index (TSX) are Geoff Heard and Tayla Lawrie. The TSX team at TERN, with ongoing support from the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, will ensure continued access for all stakeholders to data on changes in the abundance of Australia’s threatened species.

Australians collaborate to provide an index of threatened species

This National Threatened Species Day, we highlight and celebrate the dedication of those individuals and organisations who contribute to monitoring the status of threatened plants and animals in Australia.

Experienced ecologist needed to manage Australia’s TSX

Now hiring! TERN seeks an experienced ecologist to manage Australia’s Threatened Species Index. Applications close 25 August.

Threatened Species Index has moved to TERN

The future of Australia’s most important conservation evaluation tool has been secured. The TSX will stay at The University of Queensland and continue to record and report on the trajectory of the nation’s threatened species. The Australian government’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP) funding for the Threatened Species Recovery Hub finished in June this year, but the future of one of its achievements, the Threatened…
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New Factsheets available for the 2020 Threatened Mammal Index

As part of the release of the 2020 Threatened Species Index, two new factsheets have been produced that summarise the updated index results for mammals. These factsheets were developed because of the number of new mammals species that were added for NSW between the 2019 and 2020 version of the Threatened Species Index for mammals.…
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Welcome Australia’s new Threatened Plant Index

Australia’s first Threatened Plant Index is now available as a pilot! After two years of collaboration, data gathering and consultations, the first iteration of this new index covers the period between 1995 and 2017. It captures high-quality time series (monitoring) data on 112 threatened Australian plants from more than 600 locations across the country The 2020…
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