Comments on this application closed 26 October 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 or community in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 200 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to kill up to 0.8 ha of Natural Temperate Grassland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain and move Growling Grass Frogs found on site to allow for the construction of two Car Experience Facilities at separate locations at Melbourne Airport, Victoria. Under the EPBC Act, the Natural Temperate Grassland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain is a listed threatened ecological community and the Growling Grass Frog is a listed threatened species.
Please see the documents below 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.
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.
Read the application
Send your comments
Please submit your comments by 26 October 2018.
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
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Assessments Victoria and Tasmania
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
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.