Comments on this application closed 18 January 2022. 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 Eastern Bristlebird under Part 13 Section 201 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to take and move up to 52 Eastern Bristlebirds (Dasyornis brachypterus) from the Bherwerre Peninsula (Booderee National Park and Jervis Bay National Park) for translocation to Wilsons Promontory to establish a large, self-sustaining second population in Victoria.
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 18 January 2021.
Read the application
Translocation Plan: Reducing the extinction risk of the Eastern Bristlebird (Dasyornis brachypterus) in Victoria (PDF - 1 MB)
Translocation Plan: Reducing the extinction risk of the Eastern Bristlebird (Dasyornis brachypterus) in Victoria (DOCX - 5 MB
Send your comments
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
ACT Assessments Section
Assessments (NSW and ACT) Branch
Environmental 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