Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)


Approved Wildlife Trade Operation (South Pacific Taxidermy Pty Ltd—
Small-scale Export of Taxidermy Specimens) Declaration 2020


1. I, William Quinn, A/g Assistant Secretary, Environment Approvals and Wildlife Trade Branch, as Delegate of the Minister for the Environment: 

(a)          having considered the comments that were given in response to an invitation under section 303FR(1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (the EPBC Act); and

(b)          being satisfied as to the matters set out in section 303FN of the EPBC Act,

declare that an operation to commercially export preserved taxidermy specimens of native Australian wildlife and non-native exotic species by South Pacific Taxidermy Pty Ltd of Melbourne, Victoria, is an approved small-scale wildlife trade operation for the purposes of section 303FT of the EPBC Act.

2.                  The Plan is subject to the declaration in paragraph 1 only:

(a)          for a period of three years from the date of publication on the Federal Register of Legislation;

(b)          while the conditions specified in the Schedule to this Declaration are complied with.


Dated this ............26th.......... day of ..................June................. 2020



.......William Quinn..........

Delegate of the Minister for the Environment


Condition 1

The operation is undertaken in accordance with the proposal submitted by Mr Gary Pegg of South Pacific Taxidermy on 13 March 2020.

Condition 2

Mr Gary Pegg is required to maintain a current Commercial Wildlife (Wildlife Taxidermist) Licence, issued by the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in accordance with the Victorian Wildlife Act 1975 and Section 52 of the Victorian Wildlife Regulations 2013.

Condition 3

Accurate records must be maintained and kept up-to-date in accordance with the requirements of the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. If requested, these records will be made available to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in a timely manner.

Condition 4

All species identified on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and all species listed as threatened under the EPBC Act are excluded from this operation.

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).