Application for approval of a Wildlife Trade Operation for the commercial export of naturally moulted bird feathers for consideration under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
The Department of the Environment and Energy has received an application for approval of a Wildlife Trade Operation under Part 13A, section 303FN of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The proposed operation is for the collection and export of naturally moulted feathers from Australian native birds and from exotic species of bird listed on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) for commercial purposes.
It is proposed that should the operation be approved it would be in force for up to three (3) years from the date of declaration.
In accordance with the provisions of section 303FR of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal. Please submit your comments by 20 January 2017. Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Wildlife Trade Assessments
Department of the Environment and Energy
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601
or can be emailed to: email@example.com
Any comments received will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment or his delegate for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other persons with a particular interest in the application. If you wish to claim confidentiality for any part of your comments, would you please discuss the matter with the Director of the Wildlife Trade Assessments Section (02) 6274 2880.