Golden sun moth and natural temperate grassland at the Belconnen Naval Transmission Station
- Application for a permit to interfere with a listed species or ecological community (PDF - 889 KB)
- Application for a permit to interfere with a listed species or ecological community - Supplementary Form C(PDF - 1300 KB)
About the application
The department received an application for approval for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed threatened species and ecological communities in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 200 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
The application is to kill and take Golden Sun Moth larvae and move Natural Temperate Grassland. The applicant is applying to collect 150 Golden Sun Moth larvae in an area of Natural Temperate Grassland which is proposed for future rehabilitation. The specimens will be used for research to determine details of the density, behaviour, and life history of the species.
It is proposed that should the application be approved it would be in force for the period commencing from the date of approval to 25 June 2009.
In accordance with the provisions of section 200(3) of the Act, comments were invited on this proposal. The comment period closed Friday 25 July 2008.