Their range is south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales. They tend to be rather paler coloured overall than other wallabies, with a bright white stripe along the muzzle, white ear tips and a pale stripe on the hip. Males are about twice the size of females.
This grassy wooded ridge where I spotted the small group is typical habitat for them. They are grazers and most active at dawn and dusk. A small mob of fewer than ten animals of different ages is usual, and this one was two adult females and an adult male. I couldn't tell for sure if the females had joeys in their pouches, but I suspect one of them did, and the male mated with the other while I was observing them.
The male making a move on one of the females on the right, another female far left.
Numbers of Whiptail Wallabies seem to be stable and abundant, but they are loosing a lot of habitat due to urbanisation and agriculture in their natural range.
Still standing guard over one of the females.
And off they all go.