Commonwealth of Australia
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Instrument of Approval of Variation to Adopted Recovery Plan
I, DEBRA JAYNE CALLISTER‑CARTER, Assistant Secretary, Wildlife Branch, delegate for the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, pursuant to section 280 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), hereby approve the following variations made by the Australian Capital Territory Government to the national recovery plan for the Grassland Earless Dragon (Tympanocryptis pinguicolla) adopted under section 269A of the EPBC Act on 28 July 2010:
- Robertson, P. and Evans, M. 2009. National Recovery Plan for the Grassland Earless Dragon Tympanocryptis pinguicolla. ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services, Canberra
In Appendix I, on page 47, under Known populations in the ACT:
· ‘1. East and West of Jerrabomberra Valley
(“Woden”, “Callum Brae”, “Harman”, “Bonshaw”, “Cookanalla”).’
‘ , “AMTECH” ’ has been inserted after ‘ “Cookanalla” ’
· ‘3. AMTECH – proposed Stage 2 of industrial estate.’ has been deleted.
The varied recovery plan will come into effect on the day after the plan is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
Dated this 21st day of February 2013
Delegate of the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities