Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, November 2004
ISBN 0 6425 5114 8
About the assessment report
The Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (DPI&F, formerly the Queensland Department of Primary Industries) 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 Queensland Fin Fish (Stout Whiting) Trawl Fishery (the submission), was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in January 2004. The submission was released for a 35-day public comment period that expired on 5 March 2004. Two public comments were received, and DPI&F provided a response to the issues raised. No changes were made to the submission as a result of public comment.