Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, December 2005
ISBN 0 642 55199 5
About the report
The Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment (DPIWE) has submitted documents for assessment of the Tasmanian Commercial Dive Fishery (CDF) under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The draft documents: Draft Policy Document and Draft Fisheries Rules for the Tasmanian Commercial Dive Fishery and Cost-Benefit Statement for Reviewing the Tasmanian Commercial Dive Fishery Management Plan (the submissions) were received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in August 2005. The document was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 26 October 2005. One public comment was received. DPIWE provided a response to the issues raised and amended the submission where necessary. A final submission for assessment was received in November 2005.