Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment and Heritage, November 2004
ISBN 0 6425 5104 9
About the assessment report
The Department of Fisheries, Western Australia (DFWA) 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 Final Application to the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage on the Shark Bay Experimental Crab Fishery (the submission) was received by the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH) in June 2004. A revised submission was received in August 2004. The submission was released for a thirty-day public comment period that expired on 13 September 2004. No public comments were received.
The submission reports on the Shark Bay Experimental Crab Fishery (SBECF) against the Australian Government Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries. The DEH assessment considers the submission and associated documents.