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Strategic assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - comments close 22 November 2013
02
Oct
2013
A Tasmanian company is required to revegetate 7.9 ha of blue gum forest and protect 12.2 ha of grassy blue forest on their Iron House Point property. The company was found to have cleared 4 ha of grassy blue gum woodland which is likely to have a significant impact on the endangered Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor).
01
Oct
2013
Decision dates on 'Long Lowland Rivers of South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales ecological community' and 'Kangaroo Island Narrow-leaved Mallee (Eucalyptus cneorifolia) Eastern Plains Complex’ have been extended to 30 November 2013
01
Oct
2013
Permits are not required for the export of non–CITES listed Australian native coral species where they are harvested from commercial fisheries approved under the EPBC Act. Permits will still be required for the export of CITES–listed corals and exporters should ensure acceptable taxonomic names are used.
26
Sep
2013
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee (the Committee) has released its Finalised Priority Assessment List for the assessment period commencing 1 October 2013.
21
Sep
2013

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