1.3.2 Ecological assets


Of the 882 ecological assets in the asset list, 772 were deemed to be water dependent for the purposes of the bioregional assessment (BA). The water-dependent assets register contains 468 assets in the ‘Vegetation’ subgroup, 12 in the ‘Groundwater feature’ subgroup and 292 in the ‘Surface water feature’ subgroup. Assets in the ‘Vegetation’ subgroup fell predominantly into two classes: groundwater-dependent ecosystems or habitat. Six communities and 26 threatened species listed under the Commonwealth’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) were identified as water dependent in the Central West subregion.

Last updated:
5 January 2018