Australian and State/Territory Government Legal Status

The conservation status of the Malleefowl, Leipoa ocellata, under Australian and State/Territory Government legislation, is as follows:

National: Listed asVulnurable under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

New South Wales: Listed as Endangered under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.

South Australia: Listed as Vulnerable under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.

Northern Territory: Listed as Critically Endangered under the Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 2000.

Victoria: Listed as Threatened under the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988; listed as Endangered under the Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria 2003.

Western Australia: Classified as 'rare' or 'likely to become extinct' under the Wildlife Conservation Act 1950