Invitation to comment
This proposed Wildlife Trade Management Plan (WTMP) has been prepared by the Victorian Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) for consideration as an approved WTMP under section 303FO of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
If approved, the proposed WTMP will remain in force for up to five (5) years from the day after 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 WTMP. Please submit your comments by COB Monday 11 December 2023.
Read the plan
Proposed Wildlife Trade Management Plan: Victorian Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2024-2028 (PDF 1.3 MB)
Proposed Wildlife Trade Management Plan: Victorian Kangaroo Harvest Management Plan 2024-2028 (DOCX 6.2 MB)
About the management plan
The proposed WTMP will ensure the commercial harvest of Macropus giganteus (eastern grey kangaroo) and Macropus fuliginosus (western grey kangaroo) in Victoria is ecologically sustainable. It provides a framework for the application of available scientific information, best management practice and monitoring outcomes to ensure the viability and welfare of wild populations is not compromised by any action undertaken in accordance with the proposed WTMP.
Send your comments
We are seeking your feedback on the proposed management plan.
Comments should be emailed to email@example.com
or by post 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 harvest
- Quota setting
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.