General Permit Application (PDF - 83.2 KB)
General Permit Application (DOC - 128 KB)
Supplementary Form C (PDF - 118.51 KB)
Supplementary Form C (DOC - 133 KB)
Attachment (from permit applicant) (PDF - 191.06 KB)
Attachment (from permit applicant) (DOCX - 60.65 KB)
About the application
The Department of the Environment and Energy has received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed threatened species and two listed migratory species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, sections 200 and 215 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to tag and take biological samples from whale sharks and manta rays, Coral Sea, offshore Queensland in Commonwealth waters. The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a listed threatened species under the EPBC Act. Both the manta ray (reef) (Manta alfredi) and manta ray (giant) (Manta birostris) are listed migratory species under the EPBC Act.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of sections 200(3) and 215(3) of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 2 November 2017.
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Queensland South and Sea Dumping Section
Assessments and Governance Branch
Environmental Standards Division
Department of the Environment and Energy
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
or can be e-mailed to: EPBC.firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist in considering comments, you are encouraged to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
- Animal welfare