Turpentine-Ironbark Forest of the Sydney Basin Bioregion

Status: Critically Endangered on the EPBC Act list

The TurpentineÐIronbark Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion ecological community is typically a type of open forest that is endemic to the Sydney Basin bioregion.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Approved Conservation Advice for Turpentine–Ironbark Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion

    Other major threats include increased nutrient load and sedimentation from urban runoff and stormwater discharge weed invasion inappropriate fire regimes mowing; which stops regrowth grazing of remnants on agricultural land damage through recreational activities and pathogen invasion and dieback (e.g. myrtle rust).