The following details are public notifications relating to exemptions from a requirement to obtain a cetacean permit under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 .
|Activity||Date of Notice||Documents|
|Return (export) of a whale bone artefact known as a 'scar plaque' (smoothing board) for exhibition purposes||12 June 2006|
|Import and export of historic artefacts made from whale bone for exhibition purposes||30 March 2006|
|Import from the United States of America an historic scrimshaw panbone (for the purposes of exhibition)||27 August 2004|
|The re-export to Fiji of 16 items of traditional cultural Tabua (sperm whale teeth and other whale parts)||2 August 2004|
|To import a tomahawk with a whalebone handle||24 November 2003|
|To develop an immigration reception and processing centre and associated infrastructure||3 April 2002|