Notification of Incidental Interference with Cetaceans - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to notify the Agency if you undertake an activity that interferes with a whale, porpoise or dolphin (cetaceans) and you do not have authorisation to do so.

Activities affecting cetaceans in or beyond the Australian Whale Sanctuary that you must notify the Agency of are any activities you intend to conduct near cetaceans that may (intentionally or unintentionally) result in their:

  • death
  • injury
  • trading
  • taking
  • moving
  • harassment
  • chasing
  • herding
  • tagging
  • marking or branding of a cetacean.

You will also be required to notify the Agency if you have an existing permit to interfere with cetaceans and you have unintentionally interfered with them in a manner not consistent with your permit.

Please consult Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Notification of Incidental Interference with Cetaceans - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 AG

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 AG

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Marine Species Section

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: John Gorton Building
King Edward Terrace
Parkes
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1800 803 772
Phone: 02 6274 1111
Fax: 02 6274 1771
Email: EPBC.permits@environment.gov.au