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

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

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 Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Notification of Incidental Interference with Cetaceans - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Apply All Application form for all Cetaceans - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 Australian Government

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Marine Species Section

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Department of the Environment and Energy

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