Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, November 2005
ISBN 0 642 55202 9
About the report
The Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Tasmania (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 Scallop Fishery (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in June 2005. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 2 September 2005. One public comment was received. DPIWE provided a response to the issues raised, but no changes were made to the submission as a result of public comment.