Comments on this proposal closed on 16 May 2023. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
Invitation to comment
This proposed plan has been prepared by the Western Australian Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) 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 16 May 2023.
Read the plan
Proposed Wildlife Trade Management Plan for Management of Commercial Harvesting of Flora in Western Australia 2023-2028 (PDF 1.03 MB)
Proposed Wildlife Trade Management Plan for Management of Commercial Harvesting of Flora in Western Australia 2023-2028 (DOCX 1.84 MB)
About the management plan
The management plan covers the commercial utilization of Australian native flora on both private and Crown land in Western Australia. The plan is designed to ensure the take, cultivation, and supply of flora by the commercial flora industry is appropriately regulated and ecologically sustainable.
Send your comments
Comments should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.