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Elected representatives in government are in charge of the policy and funding that can make or break saving threatened species. Their decisions and actions matter.

Braddon has or used to have 25 threatened animals within its boundaries. One of them is me, the Northern Buller's Albatross.

We took care to attach appropriate images that are as close to representative of each species as our resources and the availability of images allowed. However, we could not ensure perfect accuracy in every case. Some images show species that share the same genus but not at the species or subspecies level.

Photo of Northern Buller's Albatross

Northern Buller's Albatross

Thalassarche bulleri platei

Status: Vulnerable

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) lists threatened species under six categories:
Extinct, Extinct in the wild, Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable, Conservation dependent. Read more about these categories

Thalassarche bulleri platei is found across 9 electorates.

The Pacific Albatross is a small, rather lightly built albatross, with a wingspan of 205–213 cm. Males weigh slightly more than females. The species has a long slender striking black and yellow bill, a neat grey hood, prominent silvery-white forecap, black patch before the eye, and a thin white crescent to the rear of or below the eye. The underwings are mostly white, with a moderately broad, fairly straight and sharply defined black leading edge.¹

Explore more about this species on the Atlas of Living Australia

Climate change and severe weatherClimate change and severe weather

Overexploitation and other direct harm from human activitiesOverexploitation and other direct harm from human activities

PollutionPollution

Explore more about the threats facing species on our Resources page.

Braddon has or used to have 36 threatened plants found within its boundaries. Some of these might not be as photogenic as the Northern Buller's Albatross but they're just as important.

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