This ecological community represents a complex of rainforest and coastal vine thickets, including some that are deciduous, on the east coast of Australia. It occurs from Princess Charlotte Bay, Cape York Peninsula to the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria as well as on offshore islands on the east coast..
Littoral Rainforest and Coastal Vine Thickets of Eastern Australia ecological community
Status: Critically Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Approved Conservation Advice for the Littoral Rainforest and Coastal Vine Thickets of Eastern Australia ecological community
Presently; the main key threats to the ecological community include clearing of native vegetation; coastal development; visitor disturbance; weed invasion; animal grazing browsing; fire and the effects of fragmentation.