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Administered by: Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Published Date 20 Feb 2013
Printed Publication Date 20 Feb 2013

 

CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

 

Draft threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi

 

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities is seeking written comment from interested groups and individuals on the draft threat abatement plan for disease in natural ecosystems caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi.

The draft plan addresses the key threatening process 'Dieback caused by the root-rot fungus Phytophthora cinnamomi' listed under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. It describes the research, management and other actions to reduce the impacts of P. cinnamomi upon native species and ecological communities.

The draft threat abatement plan, a background information document and instructions to complete a submission are available at:

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/tap-drafts.html

Public comment is sought on the draft threat abatement plan only.

The three-month public comment period will close on 20 May 2013.

 

Please provide your submission on the draft to: invasivespecies@environment.gov.au

or:

The Director
Environmental Biosecurity Section
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

 

For further information, or to request a hard copy of the document, please email ciu@environment.gov.au or phone 1800 803 772.