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Interested parties are invited to submit information to assist the Department in finalising the legislative instruments detailing the design of the safeguard mechanism.
02
Sep
2015
The Leadbeater’s possum Action Plan outlines measures we are currently taking as well as a plan to protect and recover the Leadbeater’s possum into the future.
31
Aug
2015
Agency application on ecological sustainability - call for public comments open from 31 August 2015 until 01 October 2015.
31
Aug
2015
History of Proposal to declare an approved wildlife trade operation, including the harvest of hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini, S. mokarran and S. zygaena). The call for public comments is open from 31 August 2015 until 25 September 2015.
28
Aug
2015
The Minister has approved the inclusion of the Southern Highlands Shale Forest and Woodland of the Sydney Basin Bioregion in the critically endangered category, effective 28 August 2015.
28
Aug
2015

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