Kakadu National Park

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Invitation for Public Comment – Proposal to Take or Harvest Native Species for Commercial Purposes

The Kakadu National Park Management Plan 2016–2026, Section 10.5 makes provision for the commercial take or harvest of native species by local Aboriginal people.

Under Section 10.5.4, all Category B (larger scale) proposals for the commercial take or harvest of native species must be made available for public comment.

Kakadu National Park has received a Category B proposal from Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation to collect the fruit of Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) for commercial purposes.

The park is now inviting public comment on the proposal.

Download the proposal

In addition, limited printed copies are available at the Bowali Visitor Centre, Kakadu National Park (Tel: 08 8938 1100).

How to comment

Entitle your submission ‘Attention: Planning Officer - Submission on Commercial Use’ and email it to: kakaduplumproposal@environment.gov.au

If you are unable to provide an electronic submission, hard copy submissions should be posted to: Planning Officer Kakadu National Park PO Box 71 Jabiru NT 0886.

Submissions will be accepted from 20 November 2018 until the close of business on 11 December 2018.

Download the proposal


Information provided in submissions may be disclosed to the Board of Management for the park. Personal information provided to us will be dealt with in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.

Further information and our privacy notice is available at http://environment.gov.au/topics/national-parks/parks-australia/privacy-policy