The Director is authorised to request personal information from permit applicants under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 (EPBC Regulations). This information is used to assess permit applications and manage activities within Commonwealth reserves.
If you are applying for a permit in Kakadu National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park or Booderee National Park your personal information may be provided to the park's Board of Management for the purpose of assessing your application.
If you are applying for a scientific research permit and the research involves access to biological resources we will provide your information to the Department to issue a permit under Part 8A of the EPBC Regulations. The Department is required to publish details of Part 8A permits issued on a publicly accessible Register. The Register can be accessed at www.environment.gov.au/resource/list-permits-issued.
Your personal information may be disclosed to other Commonwealth (and in some circumstances, state and territory) government departments and agencies where it is required by or authorised under law or where it is reasonably necessary for law enforcement.
Privacy Contact Officer
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Phone: 02 6275 9255