Threatened Species Test of Significance Guidelines

These guidelines help applicants or proponents of a development or activity to interpret and apply the factors in the test in section 7.3 of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016.

Date
6 August 2018
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Guideline
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-957-3
  • ID OEH20170634
  • File PDF 196KB
  • Pages 15
  • Name threatened-species-test-significance-guidelines-170634.pdf

 

The guidelines are made under section 7.3(2) of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and relate to the determination of whether a proposed development or activity is likely to significantly affect threatened species. They also provide guidance for consent authorities to encourage a consistent method of assessment for applications that may have an impact on threatened species or ecological communities, or their habitats.