Draft recovery plans open for public comment
|Name||Comment period closes|
|Draft National Recovery Plan for the Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata)||11 February 2023|
|Draft National Recovery Plan for the Great Desert Skink (Liopholis kintorei)||11 February 2023|
|Draft National Recovery Plan for the Spiny Rice-flower (Pimelea spinescens subspecies spinescens)||11 February 2023|
|Draft National Recovery Plan for the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis)||21 April 2023|
About the public comment process
You are invited to comment on these draft recovery plans in accordance with the provisions of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
At the end of a comment period the plans will be revised, taking into consideration any comments received. The Minister will consider the revised plans as well as the comments received when deciding to make or adopt the plans.
If you wish to comment on a draft recovery plan, please send your comments, quoting the title of the plan, to:
Protected Species and Communities Branch
Biodiversity Conservation Division
Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
GPO Box 3090
Canberra ACT 2601
Your views are being sought by the Australian Government Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and/or authors of recovery plans for the purpose of informing the Minister for the Environment and Water on the adoption or making of recovery plans under the EPBC Act.
Personal information that you provide will only be used for this purpose. Personal information may be disclosed to employees of Australian Government agencies, the Threatened Species Scientific Committee, the Minister, state and territory agencies and persons (including contractors) assisting the Minister for the purpose outlined above. Contents of your submission may be included in subsequent publications of recovery plans.
Plans closed for public comment
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