Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, October 2003
ISBN 0 6425 4971 0
About the report
South Australia's Department of Primary Industries SA (PIRSA) has submitted a document for assessment under Parts 13 and 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The document Ecological Assessment of the South Australian Rock Lobster Fishery (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in December 2002. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 30 May 2003. Three public comments were received and PIRSA provided a response to the issues raised. No changes were made to the submission as a result of public comment.
The submission reports on the South Australian Rock Lobster (SARL) Fishery against the Commonwealth Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission and associated documents, public comments and PIRSA's response to the comments.