Comments on this proposal closed on 17 October 2022. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
Invitation to comment
A proposed management plan for the commercial harvest of protected whole plants in NSW has been prepared by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for consideration as an approved Wildlife Trade Management Plan under section 303FO of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). Should the plan be approved, it is proposed that it will remain in force for up to five (5) years from the date of its declaration.
How can I get involved
In accordance with the provisions of section 303FR of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on the proposed management plan. Please submit your comments by Monday 17 October 2022.
Read the plan
Draft Whole Plant Sustainable Management Plan 2023-27 – For the commercial harvest, salvage and propagation of protected whole plants in NSW (PDF 545 KB)
Draft Whole Plant Sustainable Management Plan 2023-27 – For the commercial harvest, salvage and propagation of protected whole plants in NSW (DOCX 182 KB)
About the management plan
The management plan outlines a system to facilitate and regulate the sustainable harvest and cultivation of protected plants for the whole plant industry in NSW. The plan covers licensing and reporting requirements under NSW legislation and aims to raise awareness about the management and conservation of protected and threatened plant species that are used commercially.
Send your comments
Comments should be emailed to: email@example.com
or addressed to:
Wildlife Trade Assessments
Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
GPO Box 3090
Canberra ACT 2601
To assist the Minister in considering comments, the department encourages you to provide comments under the following headings:
- Sustainability of the Harvesting Regime
- Licensing Regime
Any comments received will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment and Water, or the Minister’s delegate for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other persons with a particular interest in the application. Please advise in your comment if you wish to claim any areas of confidentiality.
Personal information that you provide will be used only for these purposes. Personal information may be disclosed to employees of Australian Government agencies assisting the Minister.