Threatened species collecting
You need a permit to collect material from plants or ecological communities that are threatened under State or Commonwealth legislation such as:
- plants listed on Schedules 7, 8 or 9 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.
- plants and ecological communities listed under the EPBC Act.
Applications for permits are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Staff will consider:
- your credentials
- the purpose of the proposed activities
- the species and quantities to be collected
- locations and populations of the existing material.
To apply for this permit, download the threatened Species (Class D) Collection Permit. Permit holders must comply with the native plant policy, standard and guidelines.
How long does a permit last?
This permit is valid for a maximum of twelve months from the date of issue.
A permit may be revoked before its expiry date where it can be shown that the permit holder has breached or failed to comply with permit conditions, as stipulated on the permit and in the native plant material collection policy documents.
Are there any fees?
Yes. The fee to apply for a permit is $100.