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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
The office has published a report on Commonwealth environmental water carryover from 2012-13 into 2013-14 and related fact sheets.
16
Sep
2013
Agency 2013 application on ecological sustainability - comments open until 10 October 2013
09
Sep
2013
The Minister approved a class of actions for urban development in Melbourne's western, north western and northern growth corridors. This approval was given under Part 10 of the EPBC Act in relation to the strategic assessment of Melbourne's growth corridors.
05
Sep
2013

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