You require this licence to take protected plants.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
- Protected plants
means a plant that is prescribed under this Act as threatened, rare, near threatened or least concern wildlife, but does not include a processed product that
is made or derived from a protected plant; and
is declared under a regulation or conservation plan for the protected plant to be a processed product that is not included in this definition.
includes, in relation to a plant,
gather, pluck, cut, pull up, destroy, dig up, fell, remove or injure the plant or any part of the plant; or
attempt to do an act mentioned in subparagraph (i).
Applicants should complete the Pre-design/pre-lodgement meeting application form and contact Permit and Licence Management for specialist advice. Commercial harvesting of whole plants and plant parts must be undertaken in accordance with the annual Harvest Period Notice. Commercial harvesting of whole plants for direct trade may only be done under salvage in accordance with an approved salvage plan.
This licence cannot be transferred.
This licence remains in effect for up to a maximum of 12 months.
Licence fee each year
How Do I Obtain It?
You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Application form "Commercial wildlife harvesting licence (protected plants)" to Permit and Licence Management.
What is required after applying but before approval is granted?
Harvesting of whole plants under salvage must be done in accordance with an approved salvage plan.
Section(s) of Act
The following sections of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 may apply:
Schedule 4, 6-7, 11, 327-330, 241-251, 272, 305, 310-315, 318-319, 344, 347-352.
The following sections of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006 may apply:
63, 121-125, 127-137, 143-144, 162, 164.
The Nature Conservation (Protected Plants) Conservation Plan 2000 and the Nature Conservation (Protected Plants Harvest Period) Notice for that year also apply.
Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Conservation and Sustainability Services
Wildlife Management Unit
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland)
Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006 (Queensland)
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