Application for a permit to interfere with a listed species or ecological community - Natural Temperate Grassland, Golden Sun Moth and Grassland Earless Dragons at Canberra Airport


About the application

The department received an application for approval for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed threatened species and ecological communities in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 200 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

The application is take Natural Temperate Grassland and the Golden Sun Moth and to move Grassland Earless Dragons at the Canberra Airport to allow for the construction of the Taxiway Bravo extension.

It is proposed that should the application be approved it would be in force for a period of up to five years.

In accordance with the provisions of section 200(3) of the Act, comments were invited on this proposal. The comment period closed Monday 3 December 2007.