RED THROATED SKINK Leiolopisma platynotum (Peters, 1881)
Found along the east coast and ranges of NSW, and adjacent areas, this lizard attains 14 cm. Females are in general by far the larger sex.
Although found in a variety of habitats this lizard is usually found in association with rock outcrops in rocky areas. A very swift diurnal lizard, it is usually seen during the day in pursuit of its' insect food. This species is strictly terrestrial and never climbs vegetation or raised logs.
The above was from the book Australian Reptiles and Frogs by Raymond Hoser and now available on a fantastic CD-Rom along with a vast amount of other information, papers and the like on reptiles, frogs and other wildlife.