Application for a permit to interfere with a listed species or ecological community
Department of the Environment and Water Resources, 28 November 2007
- Tagging whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef and Christmas Island - Application for a permit to interfere with a listed species or ecological community (PDF - 202 KB)
- Research Proposal for assessing migration patterns and population status of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) (PDF - 117 KB)
About the application
The Department of the Environment and Water Resources has 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 tag whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef and Christmas Island.
It is proposed that should the application be approved it would be in force for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of section 200(3) of the Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Comments period closed Thursday 13 December 2007.