EPBC Act policy statement
Nationally threatened species and ecological communities guidelines
Department of the Environment and Heritage, July 2006
About this policy statement
This policy statement outlines the reasons for listing the Tasmanian Devil as vulnerable under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). It also provides guidance to assist persons undertaking actions which may impact on the Tasmanian Devil to decide whether or not they should submit a referral to the Department for a decision by the Minister on whether assessment and approval is required under the EPBC Act.
This policy statement should be read in conjunction with Significant Impact Guidelines 1.1 - Matters of National Environmental Significance
There may be other EPBC Act Policy Statements available which provide further guidance.