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1. Draft standard conditions for new cropping. Closes 17.2.21. Under new conditions cropping tests around Great Barrier Reef catchments will require a permit prior to starting. This will reduce the decline in water quality and prevent nutrient and sediment runoff. Send to: officeofthegbr@des.qld.gov.au or call 13 74 68 and ask for the Great Barrier Reef office. For more information: Department of Environment and Science Permits and Licensing Management Area.

2. Government to be held responsible for waste industry damage in Ipswich. Closes 24.4.21. Danger of old mines, explosives, chemicals and tunnels of water. Contact: Principle Petitioner: Garry Duffy. 47 Blackall St East Ipswich, QLD, 4305. https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-assembly/petitions/petition-details?id=3445

Or go to Parliamentary Committees and make submissions to current inquiries.



1. Redwood Park. Heritage Application Register No. 650263. In progress with QLD Heritage Council to reduce current boundaries to exclude intrusion into Moreton Bay Ramsar Site. Visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/land/heritage/register/applications

OR Email: heritage.council@des.qld.gov.au Phone: (07) 3330 5859.

For submissions on development applications, email pdadevelopmentassessment@dsdmip.qld.gov.au

Information on making a submission for a priority development area (PDA) can be found on the specific PDA page.

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1. Koala Habitat Protection. Closes 09.2.21. Upgrade the status of koalas to critically endangered in SEQ bio region. Contact: Principle Petitioner: Cornelia Turni. 47 Blackall St East Ipswich, QLD, 4305.

2. Total ban on bonfires and vegetation burning in suburban areas. Closes 08.03.21. Potentially harmful to neighbors, native animals and wildlife and promote mulching and composting. Contact:  Principle Petitioner: Garry Duffy. 47 Blackall St, East Ipswich, QLD, 4205

3. Toondah Harbour Development. Closes 23.3.21. Fully protect QLD's Ramsar listed wetlands and threatened shorebird habitat. Contact: Principle Petitioner: Judith Hoyle. PO Box 375 Annerley, QLD, 4103

4. Protection of Public and Environment Health in Southern Moreton Bay Islands. Closes 31.3.21. Reticulation of sewerage as requested by the EPA. Residents at an increased risk of mosquito borne viruses and septic runoff. Contact: Principle Petitioner: Linda Brown. 15 Lau St Russell Island, QLD, 4184.

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Other Commonwealth Consultations

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See also

EPBC Act - public notices and invitation to comment
Fisheries - Assessments open for comment
Species and ecological communities - Listing assessments open for comment
Wildlife trade - Invitations to comment
National heritage - Assessments open for comment
Online surveys - Departmental consultation hub