Comments on this application closed 8 July 2021. The text and documents below remain available for reference only. Some documents have been removed due to there sensitive nature.
About the application
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a threatened species or community under part 13 section 200 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to undertake remediation works at Arundel Creek that will interfere with Natural Temperate Grasslands of the Victorian Volcanic Plain, and Growling Grass Frog (Litoria raniformis) at Melbourne Airport. Natural Temperate Grasslands of the Victorian Volcanic Plain is a listed threatened ecological community under the EPBC Act. Growling Grass Frog is a listed threatened species under the EPBC Act.
Please see the documents below for further details on the proposal.
How can I get involved?
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 section 200(3) of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 8 July 2021.
Read the application
Send your comments
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed by letter to:
Victoria and Tasmania Assessments Section
Environment Assessments (Vic, Tas) and Post Approvals Branch
Environment Approvals Division
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
GPO Box 858
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