Comments on this proposal closed 5 October 2018. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
Invitation to comment
The Department of the Environment and Energy has received an application from M & K Cole Ferns for a Wildlife Trade Operation for the commercial export of salvage harvested tree-ferns (Dicksonia antarctica) under Part 13A, section 303FN of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). As the application will add additional harvest areas to those included in the current wildlife trade operation export approval a new assessment will be required. Should the operation be approved it is proposed that it 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 5 October 2018.
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Send your comments
To assist us in considering comments, the Department of the Environment and Energy encourages you to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
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 1917.
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.