Application for a permit to relocate White's Seahorses from HMAS Platypus, Neutral Bay, NSW (E2010-0040)
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - August 2010
- General Permit Application (PDF - 48 KB)
- Supplementary Form C (PDF - 61 KB)
- E2010-0040 Attachment - Seahorse relocation plan (PDF - 496 KB)
About the application
The Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts has received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The application is to relocate 10 White's Seahorses (Hippocampus whitei) from HMAS Platypus, Neutral Bay, NSW, for the upgrade of the HMAS Platypus wharf. White's Seahorse is a listed marine species under the EPBC Act.
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 257(3) of the Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.
Please submit your comments by 6 September 2010. Please include your full name and address in your submission. Comments should be addressed to:
Commonwealth and Territories Section
Environment Assessment Branch
Approvals and Wildlife Division
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
or can be e-mailed to: EPBC.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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