Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, November 2004
ISBN 0 642 55105 7
About the assessment report
The Department of Fisheries, Western Australia (DFWA) has submitted a document for assessment under Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The draft document Final Application to the Department of Environment and Heritage for the WA Salmon Managed Fisheries (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in July 2004. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 20 August 2004. One public comment was received. The DFWA provided a response to the issues raised and amended the submission where necessary. A final submission for assessment was received in September 2004.
The submission reports on the Western Australia (WA) Salmon Managed Fisheries against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission, associated documents, public comments and the DFWA response to the comments.