Comments on this proposal closed on 5 May 2020. The text below remains available for reference only. The documents were removed as they contain commercial sensitivities.
Invitation to comment
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has received an application for a Wildlife Trade Operation under Part 13A, section 303FN of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). The application is for the commercial export of preserved taxidermy specimens of native Australian wildlife, other than those listed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), or as threatened under the EPBC Act.
Should the operation be approved, it is proposed that it remains in force for up to three (3) years.
How can I get involved?
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 Tuesday 5 May 2020.
Send your comments
To assist us in considering comments, the Department encourages you to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
- Animal welfare
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Wildlife Trade Assessments
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601
or can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any comments received, will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment or delegate, for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other persons with an interest in the application. If you wish to claim confidentiality for any part of your comments, please discuss the matter with the Director of the Wildlife Trade Assessments Section (02) 6274 2588.
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.