Application for approval of a Wildlife Trade Operation for the commercial export of Rufous wallaby (Thylogale billardierii) for consideration under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
- Draft Proposal For Wildlife Trade Operation For Export of Rufous Wallaby Fur Scientific Name: Thylogale billardierii From Tasmania to New Zealand (PDF - 465.9 KB) | (DOCX - 21.76 MB)
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 Rufous wallaby (Thylogale billardierii) for commercial purposes in Tasmania. The species to be harvested is not 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 6th January 2015. 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