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This instrument declares that Southern Cross Botanicals is an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 28 Mar 2018
To be ceased 28 Mar 2021
Ceased by Self Ceasing

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

Approved Wildlife Trade Operation (Southern Cross Botanicals) Declaration 2018

 

I, Paul Murphy, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Trade and Biosecurity Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, am satisfied that an operation to harvest fruit from Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) by Southern Cross Botanicals, is a small-scale operation as defined by Regulation 9A.20(2) under subsection 303FN(10)(b) of the Act.  I declare under subsection 303FN(2) that Southern Cross Botanicals is an Approved Wildlife Trade Operation.

 

This declaration has effect subject to the following conditions applied under S303FT:

 

1.      The operation is to be undertaken in accordance with the proposal submitted by Southern Cross Botanicals on 12 December 2017.

2.      All activities covered by this approval must be carried out in accordance with the necessary permits and approvals as required under Northern Territory and Commonwealth law. Harvest from private land requires the property owner’s consent. 

3.      The fruit harvested from the wild is limited to the amount specified by the Parks and Wildlife Commission Northern Territory Permit to Take Protected Wildlife.

4.      Southern Cross Botanicals must submit an annual report by 31 July each year to the Department of the Environment and Energy. The annual report will include the quantities of Kakadu plum harvested for the operation. A copy of the annually issued Permit To Take Protected Wildlife must be provided to the Department of the Environment and Energy within 14 days of receipt. The operation must meet all territory reporting requirements.

5.      This declaration is valid for three years from the date of registration of this declaration. 

 

Dated this   26th   day of   March   2018

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment and Energy

 

A person whose interests are affected by this declaration may, within 28 days, make an application in writing to the Department of the Environment and Energy for the reasons for the decision.

An application for independent review of the decision (under section 303GJ(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), on payment of the relevant fee (currently $884 or reduced fee where applicable due to financial hardship) by the applicant, either within 28 days of receipt of the reasons for the decision, or within 28 days of this declaration if reasons for the decision are not sought. Applications should be made to the Deputy Registrar, AAT in your Capital City. Please visit the AAT’s website at http://www.aat.gov.au/ for further information.

You may make an application under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) to access documents relevant to this decision. For further information, please visit http://www.environment.gov.au/foi/index.html.

Further enquiries should be directed to the Director, Wildlife Trade Assessments Section, Department of the Environment and Energy, Email: wta@environment.gov.au, Telephone: (02) 6274 1900 (options 2).

Note:  The name of this instrument was amended on registration as the instrument as lodged did not have a unique name (see subsection 10(2), Legislation Rule 2016).