Key Resources

neighbours

Reference:
Living and Working in Rural Areas Handbook
Agency:
Industry and Investment
Contact :
  1800 808 095
  nsw.agriculture@dpi.nsw.gov.au
  NSW DPI, Locked Bag 21, Orange NSW 2800
Comment:

There are seven sections to the handbook reflecting the range of strategies to manage land use conflict issues.
Chapter 1 - Rural land use conflict issues
Chapter 2 - Living in a rural area
Chapter 3 - Rural land use and duty of care
Chapter 4 - Common land use conflict issues explained
Chapter 5 - Policies and plans
Chapter 6 - Development Control
Chapter 7 - Communication and dispute resolution
 

Download:
 
Living and Working in Rural Areas Handbook
(Complete Book Download PDF 12.5MB)
Website:

(you can download individual chapters, with a much smaller download size from the website) http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/research/alliances/centre_for_
coastal_agricultural_landscapes/living-and-working-in-rural-areas


Reference:
Don’t be a nuisance be a good neighbour — Air Conditioner Noise, and Keeping Poultry (2007)
Agency:
Gosford City Council
Contact:
49 Mann Street (PO Box 21), Gosford, NSW, 2250.
02 4325 8222
goscity@gosford.nsw.gov.au
Comment:
  1. Discusses the issues you need to consider when installing an air conditioner.
  2. Discusses the issues you need to consider and permissible activities related to keeping poultry and your neighbours.
Download:
  1. Air Conditioner Noise (PDF 128KB)
  2. Keeping Poultry (PDK 111KB)
Website:

http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au

 

  
   

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Local Council
Local Community or Residents Association
Local Rural Suppliers
Veterinarian
Community Justice Centre
 
 
     
 


Reference:
Dealing with neighbourhood noise
Dealing with barking dogs
Managing vehicle noise
(June 2004)
Agency:
New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage
Contact :
PO Box A290, Sydney South, NSW, 1232.
1300 361 967
info@environment.nsw.gov.au
Comment:
  1. Overview of the types of neighbourhood noise, time restrictions, who to contact about breaches, noise abatement orders, and steps you can take to prevent noise from sources such as animals, alarms, machines and parties.
  2. Overview of noisy dogs and the law, and ways to look after your dog to prevent excessive barking.
  3. Overview of the law, penalties and enforcing authorities related to noisy vehicle.
     
Download:
  1. Dealing with neighbourhood noise (PDF 327KB)
  2. Dealing with barking dogs (PDF 272)
  3. Managing vehicle noise(PDF 333KB)
Website:
  1. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/noise
    /neighbourhoodnoise.htm
    (webpage)
  2. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/noice/
    barking_dogs.pdf
    (PDF 327KB)
  3. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/noise/
    vehiclenoise07055.pdf
    (PDF 333KB)

 

Reference:
1) How to be a good neighbour in Rural Wollondilly Factsheets 4
2) Safe Driving on Rural Roads Factsheet 6
(2006)
Agency:
Wollondilly Shire Council
Contact :
PO Box 21, Picton, NSW, 2571.
02 4677 1100
council@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au
Comment:
  1. Overview of the importance of communication between neighbours and tips for being a good rural neighbour.
  2. Discusses factors to consider for safe driving on rural roads, including general road information, livestock, wild animals, and farm vehicles on rural roads, road conditions, roadside vegetation and native fauna, and rural property entrances.
     
Download:
  1. How to be a Good Neighbour (PDF 152KB)
  2. Safe Driving on Rural Roads (PDF 163KB)
Website:
  1. http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/files/13508/
    File/FactSheetNo4HowtobeaGoodNeighbourin
    RuralWollondilly.pdf

  2. http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/files/
    13506/File/FactSheetNo6SafeDrivingonRuralRoads.pdf

 

 


Reference :
How to deal with problems with trees , noise, and fences (2007)
Agency:
Lawlink New South Wales (hosted by Attorney General’s Department of NSW)
Contact :
Legal and Community Services Division,
GPO Box 6, Sydney, NSW, 2001.
1800 684 449
Comment:

Factsheets discussing you legal rights and options related to disputes between neighbours over trees, noise and fences.
 

Download:
  1. How to deal with Problems with Trees (PDF 40KB)
  2. How to deal with Problems with Noise (PDF 40KB)
  3. How to deal with Problems with Fences (PDF 40KB)
Website:

http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/lawlink/local_courts
/ll_localcourts.nsf/pages/lc_index

 

Reference:
Problems with your neighbours (2006)
Agency:
The Law Society of New South Wales
Contact :
170 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000.
02 9926 0333
lawsociety@lawsociety.com.au
Comment:

- Common questions and answers regarding possible problems or disputes between neighbours, including fencing, trees, noise, dogs, and privacy.
 

Download:
 
Problems with your Neighbours (PDF 35KB)
Website:

http://www.lawsociety.com.au/page.asp?partID=6690


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