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Approximately 50 species havebeen listed or have had a change of status.
10
Jun
2013
Damage to marine ecosystems by trawling in the area of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery – decision not to list as a Key Threatening Process on 30 May 2013
05
Jun
2013
A quarry owner will pay $100,000 in compensation after clearing eight hectares of habitat for listed black cockatoos at Nowergup in Western Australia without authorisation.
04
Jun
2013
The Australian Government is developing a plan for strategic assessments and is providing stakeholders with an opportunity to inform how future strategic assessments are prioritised.
20
May
2013
The National Sustainability Council has used the launch of its first public report to challenge Australians from all walks of life to become involved in a national conversation about the kind of Australia we want for ourselves and future generations.
09
May
2013
All goods, regardless of value, that require a wildlife permit for export must be reported to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service on an export declaration prior to being loaded or exported (this includes items being exported via mail).
01
May
2013
PERMITS ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE - Permit holders (particularly holders of multiple use permits) are reminded that permits are NOT transferable, unless specifically authorised by the department.
01
May
2013
The shipwreck site of the 'lost' MV Limerick has been declared as a protected historic shipwreck under the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976.
25
Apr
2013
The federal environment department is seeking witnesses regarding damage to the wreck of the Japanese midget submarine (M24) near Sydney Harbour.
14
Mar
2013
In the Perth and Peel regions, targeted research projects will be funded to facilitate evidence based decision making throughout the Perth and Peel strategic assessment process, focusing on sustainability and protecting matters of national environmental significance.
01
Mar
2013

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