Comments on this proposal closed on 3 May 2023. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
Invitation to comment
The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water has received an application for a small-scale 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 continuation of a wildlife trade operation for harvesting and exporting naturally fallen (moulted) bird feathers. Should the wildlife trade operation application be approved, it is proposed that it will remain 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 Wednesday 3 May 2023.
Read the proposal
Wildlife Trade Operation Proposal – Mark’s Products and Services-– Harvesting and Exporting Naturally Fallen (Moulted) Bird Feathers 2023-2026 (PDF 328 KB)
Wildlife Trade Operation Proposal – Mark’s Products and Services-– Harvesting and Exporting Naturally Fallen (Moulted) Bird Feathers 2023-2026 (DOCX 63.2 KB)
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 Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
GPO Box 3090
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Comments can also 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 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 comments if you wish to claim any areas of confidentiality.
Personal information that you provide will only be used for these purposes. Personal information may be disclosed to employees of the Australian Government agencies assisting the Minister.