Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, January 2007
About the report
The Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries submitted documents for assessment under Parts 13 and 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. The draft documents, Annual Status Report 2005 – QLD Spanner Crab Fishery and Annual Status Report – QLD Spanner Crab Fishery, 2006 (the submission) were received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in December 2006. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 19 January 2007. No public comments were received.
The submission reports on the Queensland Spanner Crab Fishery against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission and associated documents.