Environmental assessment report under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Water Resources, September 2007
About the report
The Fisheries Division of the Department of Primary Industries and Resources South Australia (PIRSA Fisheries) 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 Scallop and Turbo Fisheries (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Water Resources (DEW) in May 2006. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 23 June 2006. Two public comments were received. PIRSA Fisheries provided a response to the issues raised and made appropriate additions to the submission.
The submission reports on the South Australian Scallop and Turbo Fisheries (STF) against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEW assessment considers the submission, associated documents, public comments and PIRSA Fisheries' response to the comments.