Department of the Environment

Commonwealth of Australia

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Notice under Section 278

Making the Recovery Plan for Three Handfish Species

In accordance with the provisions of Section 278 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, this statement gives notice to the making of the Recovery Plan for Three Handfish Species. This recovery plan was made by the Minister for the Environment on 01/03/2016 and came into force on 12/03/2016.

The recovery plan is available on the Department of the Environment’s website at: http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/recovery-plans/recovery-plan-for-three-handfish-species.