Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act)

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s central piece of environmental legislation. It provides a legal framework to protect and manage nationally and internationally important flora, fauna, ecological communities and heritage places — defined in the EPBC Act as matters of national environmental significance. More about the EPBC Act

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The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with Tasmania. Comments close 15 August 2014
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2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on: Natural Temperate Grassland of the South Eastern Highlands and New England Tablelands (listing review for NTG of the Southern Tablelands) ecological community assessment. Comment...
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2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the listing assessments of three ecological communities in the Sydney Basin Bioregion: Castlereagh Scribbly Gum and Agnes Banks Woodlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion ...
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Jun
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on: Shale Sandstone Transition Forest in the Sydney Basin Bioregion ecological community assessment. Comment period closes 11 July 2014.
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2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with the Western Australia. Comments close 27 June 2014.
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