This plan has been prepared by the Tasmanian Government for consideration as an approved Wildlife Trade Management Plan under section 303FO of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). It is proposed that, should the plan be approved, it will be in force for five (5) years from the date of the declaration.
Treefern management plan for the sustainable harvesting, transporting or trading of Dicksonia antarctica in Tasmania 2017 (PDF - 1009.29 KB)
Treefern management plan for the sustainable harvesting, transporting or trading of Dicksonia antarctica in Tasmania 2017 (DOCX - 2.32 MB)
About the management plan
The Management Plan outlines a system to facilitate and regulate the sustainable harvesting of Dicksonia antarctica tree ferns in Tasmania. Conditions of this plan are consistent with the long term conservation of Dicksonia antarctica in its natural habitat. The Management Plan has been prepared to meet the requirements of the Tasmanian Forest Practices Act 1985 and EPBC Act. When approved, it will supersede the Tree Fern Management Plan that was approved by the Australian Government in 2012.
In accordance with the provisions of section 303FR of the Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal. Please submit your comments by 7 July 2017.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist the Minister in considering comments, the Department of the Environment and Energy encourages you to provide comments under the following headings:
- Sustainability of the Harvesting Regime
- Licensing Regime
Any comments received will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment and Energy for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other parties with a particular interest in the application. If you wish to claim confidentiality for any part of your comments, please discuss the matter with the Director of the Wildlife Trade Assessments Section (02) 6274 2588.