Comments on this application closed 17 August 2018. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
About the application
The Department of the Environment and Energy has received an application and draft assessment report under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to include Nothobranchius furzeri (Turquoise Killifish) on the Live Import List for medical research purposes.
The report has been prepared against the standard terms of reference and assesses the suitability of these species for import into Australia.
How can I get involved
Comments are invited on the draft report. It is available for public comment for 25 business days, closing on 17 August 2018.
Read the report
Send your comments
Please forward any written comments to:
Environmental Biosecurity Section
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
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. If you wish your comments to remain confidential, you should clearly mark the relevant part(s) of your comments as ‘confidential’.
Personal information that you provide will only be used for these purposes. Personal information may be disclosed to employees of Australian Government agencies assisting the Minister.