Application for a permit for a permit to move birds and turtles for the upgrade and repair of the Weather Station infrastructure, South Islet and Middle Island (Willis Islets), QLD (E2011-0057)
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities - August 2011
- Scanned copy of handwritten application E2011-0057 General Permit Application (PDF - 1,475 KB)
- Scanned copy of handwritten application E2011-0057 Supplementary Form C (PDF - 2,555 KB)
- Scanned copy of E2011-0057 Attachment - EPBC Referral (PDF - 1,290 KB)
- Scanned copy of E2011-0057 Attachment - Mown Area Map (PDF - 387 KB)
- Scanned copy of E2011-0057 Attachment - Works Area Map (PDF - 249 KB)
About the application
The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed threatened species and ecological community, listed migratory species and listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 200, 215 and 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to move birds and turtles for the upgrade and repair of the Weather Station infrastructure, South Islet and Middle Island (Willis Islets), Queensland. As listed in 'E2011-0057 Attachment - Supplementary Form C', several listed threatened species, listed migratory species and listed marine species under the EPBC Act are known to or may occur in the proposal area.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years.
In accordance with the provisions of section 200(3), 215(3) and 257(3) of the Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 9 September 2011.
Please include your full name and address in your submission.
Comments should be addressed to:
Commonwealth and Territories Section
Environment Assessment Branch
Environment Assessment and Compliance Division
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
or can be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist in considering comments, you are encouraged to provide comments under the following headings:
- Management and methodology
- Monitoring procedures
- Ecological sustainability of the operation
- Animal welfare
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