Comments on this application closed 2 May 2018. The text and documents below remain available for reference only.
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 in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 200 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to undertake operational management actions at Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine which may kill, injure, take or move multiple species including:
- Grey Box (Eucalyptus microcarpa) Grassy Woodlands and Derived Native Grasslands of south-eastern Australia (Grey Box Woodland) - endangered
- Natural Temperate Grassland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain (NTGVVP) – critically endangered
- Seasonal Herbaceous Wetlands (Freshwater) of the Temperate Lowland Plains (Seasonal Herbaceous Wetlands) – critically endangered
- Growling Grass Frog (Litoria raniformis) - vulnerable
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.
How can I get involved?
In accordance with the provisions of section 200(3) of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal. Please submit your comments by 2 May 2018.
Read the application
General Permit Application (PDF - 855.49 KB)
Supplementary Form C (PDF - 2.48 MB)
Attachment 1 - maps (PDF - 7.49 MB)
Attachment 2 - description of actions and impacts (PDF - 218.72 KB)
Attachment 3 - operational and infrastructure maintenance Growling Grass Frog habitat management plan (PDF - 2.9 MB)
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Victoria and Tasmania Assessments Section
Assessment and Policy Implementation Branch
Environment Assessment and Compliance 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