Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, October 2003
ISBN 0 6425 4939 7
About the report
The Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment (DPIWE) 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 Assessing the Ecological Sustainability of the Tasmanian Giant Crab Fishery (the submission) was received by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in December 2002. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 31 January 2003. No public comments were received. A final submission was received in April 2003.
The submission reports on the Tasmanian Giant Crab Fishery against the Commonwealth Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission and associated documents.