Draft assessment report on the import of Okapia johnstoni (Okapi) into Australia for zoo display
Draft assessment report and application to amend the List of Specimens taken to be Suitable for Live Import (Live Import List) (PDF - 471.57 KB)
Draft assessment report and application to amend the List of Specimens taken to be Suitable for Live Import (Live Import List) (DOCX - 2.35 MB)
The Department of the Environment and Energy has received an application and draft assessment report under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) to include Okapia johnstoni on the Live Import List.
The report has been prepared against the standard terms of reference and assesses the suitability of these species for import into Australia.
Comments are invited on the draft report. It is available for public comment for 20 business days, closing on 29 November 2017. All comments received will be provided to the applicant to address in finalising the assessment report. Any relevant information provided will be considered by the Department prior to briefing the Minister.
Finalised risk assessment reports may be published on the Department’s website. Comments received during this consultation process may be used and referenced in the final report. Comments will be attributed to organisations, not to individuals. If you do not want your name published on the internet, or if you want your submission to be kept confidential, you should, contact us using the details below.
If it is not possible to meet the deadline, please contact the Department at email@example.com
Please forward any written comments to:
Environmental Biosecurity Section
Department of the Environment and Energy
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601