Draft Wildlife Trade Management Plan - Queensland Crocodile Farming 1 January 2013 - 31 December 2017
- Draft Wildlife Trade Management Plan – Queensland Crocodile Farming 1 January 2013 – 31 December 2017 (PDF - 545.71 KB) | (DOC - 162 KB)
The proposed management plan has been prepared by the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection for consideration as an approved Wildlife Trade Management Plan under section 303FO of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the Act). It is proposed that the plan be in force until 31 December 2017.
This draft management plan details the status of the saltwater crocodile under Queensland legislation. It also identifies that crocodile farming in Queensland incorporates the legitimate use of harvested and ranched crocodiles sourced from the Northern Territory and/or Western Australia as part of the Queensland crocodile farming industry.
In accordance with the provisions of section 303FR of the Act, comments were invited on this proposal. The public comment period is now closed.
To assist the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water in considering comments, the department sought comments under the following headings:
- Licensing Regime