Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, May 2006
ISBN 0 642 55255 X
About the assessment report
The Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (DPI&F) has submitted a document for assessment under Parts 13 and 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The draft document Ecological Assessment of the Developmental Jellyfish Fishery in Queensland waters (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) on 17 October 2005. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 18 November 2005. No public comments were received and accordingly no changes were made to the submission as a result of public comment. A final submission for assessment was received on 14 December 2005.
The submission reports on the Queensland Developmental Jellyfish Fishery (DJF) against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries (the Guidelines). The DEH assessment considers the submission and associated documents.