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Administered by: Environment and Energy
Published Date 06 Nov 2018











I, Nicholas John Gales, Director, Australian Antarctic Division, Department of the Environment and Energy, declare under section 16 of the Australian Antarctic Territory Weapons Ordinance 2001 that the following project is advantageous to scientific research and the weapons as specified below may be used for the designated projects by a person working on that project:


Approved Project

Approved Weapons

4101- Antarctic baleen whale habitat utilisation and linkages to environmental characteristics

Paxarms, Model 24C, .22 calibre, Serial No.0710899, Reg ID 168280

Paxarms, Model 24C, Serial No. 0710885, Reg ID 168279

Paxarms, Model 24C, Serial No. 0520759, Reg ID 163444

Remington, Rolling Block, .22 calibre, Serial No. 51552  179787

Remington, Rolling Block, 9mm, Serial No. 39387, Reg ID 179788

DanInject, Serial No. 82334160F, Reg ID 186598

Note:  The Paxarms, Rolling Blocks and DanInject rifles are used for conducting non-lethal research.  The firearms are used to collect skin biopsy samples for genetic analyses.



Dated this 2nd day of November 2018



Nicholas Gales


Australian Antarctic Division


Subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, a person or persons whose interests are affected by this decision may, within 28 days, make an application in writing to the Australian Antarctic Division of the Department of the Environment and Energy for the reasons for the decision. An application for independent review of the decision may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, on payment of the relevant fee, by or on behalf of the person or persons whose interests are affected, either within 28 days of receipt of the reasons for the decision, or within 28 days of this notice if reasons for the decision are not sought.  Further information may be obtained from:


Strategies Branch

Australian Antarctic Division

203 Channel Highway


Telephone: 03 6232 3210