Notification of activities affecting listed species or ecological communities in or on a Commonwealth area

Notification is required

If you are a person who undertakes an activity that results in the unintentional death, injury, trading, taking, keeping or moving of a member of a listed threatened species (except a conservation dependent species), a member of a listed threatened ecological community, all cetacean (whale, dolphin or porpoise) species, a member of a listed migratory species, or a member of a listed marine species in or on a Commonwealth area and your activity was not authorised by a permit, then you must notify the Secretary of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities within 7 days of becoming aware of the results of your activity.

This requirement to notify applies to activities:

  • provided for, and done in accordance with, a recovery plan or a wildlife conservation plan in force under Part 13 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act); or
  • covered by an approval in operation under another Part 9 of the EPBC Act; or
  • declared by the Environment Minister as not requiring approval under Part 9 of the EPBC Act and taken in accordance with a management plan that is accredited; or
  • taken in a humane manner that are reasonably necessary to relieve or prevent suffering by a listed species or ecological community; or
  • necessary to prevent a risk to human health; or
  • necessary for the purposes of law enforcement; or
  • necessary to deal with an emergency involving a serious threat to human life or property; or
  • that occur as a result of an unavoidable accident; or
  • taken in accordance with a permit issued under regulations made under the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975; or
  • provided for, and taken in accordance with, a plan or regime that is accredited under Part 13 of the EPBC Act.

Failure to notify is an offence punishable on conviction by a fine.

Notifications should be sent to:

The Secretary
Department of the Environment
John Gorton Building
King Edward Terrace
Parkes ACT 2600
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: +61 2 6274 1111
Fax: +61 2 6274 1666
Email: EPBC.Permits@environment.gov.au

Reports of interactions with listed species

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Commonwealth managed fisheries

Interactions with protected species reports from October 2009 are available on the AFMA website.

2009

3rd quarter 2009 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 29.54 KB)
3rd quarter 2009 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 156.98 KB)

2nd quarter 2009 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 45.2 KB)
2nd quarter 2009 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 505.57 KB)

1st quarter 2009 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 45.29 KB)
1st quarter 2009 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 2.08 MB)

2008

4th quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 31.53 KB)
4th quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 128.18 KB)

3rd quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 33.78 KB)
3rd quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 155.59 KB)

2nd quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 32.75 KB)
2nd quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 161.51 KB)

1st quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 56.23 KB)
1st quarter 2008 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (RTF - 129.98 KB)

2007

4th quarter 2007 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 70.09 KB)

3rd quarter 2007 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 36.16 KB)

2nd quarter 2007 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 35.16 KB)

1st quarter 2007 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 20.6 KB)

2006

4th quarter 2006 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 31.06 KB)

3rd quarter 2006 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 34.37 KB)

2nd quarter 2006 - Commonwealth managed fisheries (PDF - 42.49 KB)

Queensland managed fisheries

2014

3rd quarter 2014 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 49.01 KB)
3rd quarter 2014 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOCX - 25.56 KB)

2nd quarter 2014 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 42.79 KB)
2nd quarter 2014 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOCX - 25.38 KB)

2013

4th quarter 2013 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 64.92 KB)
4th quarter 2013 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOCX - 26.11 KB)

3rd quarter 2013 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 55.35 KB)
3rd quarter 2013 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOCX - 25.66 KB)

2012

3rd quarter 2012 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 18.33 KB)
3rd quarter 2012 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOCX - 34.61 KB)

2nd quarter 2012 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 63.99 KB)
2nd quarter 2012 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 76 KB)

1st quarter 2012 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 64.08 KB)
1st quarter 2012 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 76 KB)

2011

4th quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 65.33 KB)
4th quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 77 KB)

3rd quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 64.8 KB)
3rd quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 75.5 KB)

2nd quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 68.91 KB)
2nd quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 80 KB)

1st quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 62.39 KB)
1st quarter 2011 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 75 KB)

2010

4th quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 60.21 KB)
4th quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 72 KB)

3rd quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 65.23 KB)
3rd quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 76.5 KB)

2nd quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 64.12 KB)
2nd quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 76 KB)

1st quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 63.48 KB)
1st quarter 2010 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 75 KB)

2009

4th quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 62.49 KB)
4th quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 74 KB)

3rd quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 19.32 KB)
3rd quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (RTF - 22.72 KB)

2nd quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 64.58 KB)
2nd quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (DOC - 76 KB)

1st quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 15.16 KB)
1st quarter 2009 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (RTF - 36.91 KB)

2008

4th quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 22.76 KB)
4th quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (RTF - 28.98 KB)

3rd quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 43.97 KB)
3rd quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (RTF - 36.48 KB)

2nd quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 22.6 KB)
2nd quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (RTF - 28.92 KB)

1st quarter 2008 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 23.37 KB)

2007

4th quarter 2007 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 29.95 KB)

3rd quarter 2007 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 28.36 KB)

2nd quarter 2007 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 19.54 KB)

1st quarter 2007 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 23.31 KB)

2006

4th quarter 2006 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 24.55 KB)

3rd quarter 2006 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 17.98 KB)

2nd quarter 2006 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 20.02 KB)

1st quarter 2006 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 20.1 KB)

2005

4th quarter 2005 - Queensland managed fisheries in Commonwealth waters (PDF - 15.06 KB)

Western Australian managed fisheries