Application for a permit to satellite tag and collect blood, feather and diet samples from 60 Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin) at Bowen Island, NSW
- General permit application (PDF - 136 KB) | (Word - 145 KB)
- Supplementary Form C (PDF - 99 KB) | (Word - 223 KB)
- Research description (PDF - 10 KB) | (Word - 18 KB)
About the application
The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to satellite tag and collect blood, feather and diet samples from 60 Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin) at Bowen Island, NSW. The Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin) is a listed marine species under the EPBC Act.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of section 257(3) of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 4 June 2013.
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
South Australia and Permits Section
Queensland and South Australia Assessment Branch
Environment Assessment and Compliance Division
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
or can be e-mailed to: EPBC.email@example.com
To assist in considering comments, you are encouraged to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
- Animal welfare