Application for approval of a Wildlife Trade Operation for the commercial export of Australian native flowers and foliage for consideration under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
- Wildlife Trade Operation - Harvest of various native plant species from Tasmania (PDF - 150.97 KB) | (DOCX - 29 KB)
The Department of the Environment 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 harvest of flowers and foliage of various native plants for commercial purposes from private property and state forests in Tasmania and Flinders Island. None of the species to be harvested are listed as threatened under the EPBC Act or listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
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 27 November 2014. Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Wildlife Trade Assessments
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601
or can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org