Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, November 2005
ISBN 0 6425 5211 8
About the report
The Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Division of the Department of Primary Industries and Resources, South Australia (PIRSA) has submitted a document for assessment under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The draft document Ecological Assessment of the South Australian Lakes and Coorong Fishery (the submission) was received by the Department of Environment and Heritage (DEH) on 5 September 2005. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 14 October 2005. One public comment was received. PIRSA provided a response to the issues raised however no amendment to the submission was necessary.
The submission reports on the South Australian Lakes and Coorong Fishery (LCF) against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission, associated documents, public comments and PIRSA response to the comments.