Key Resources

Native Veg

Reference :
Native Vegetation Act 2003 Fact Sheets
Agency:
New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage
Contact:
PO Box A290, Sydney South, NSW 1232
ph 1300 361 967 info@environment.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

The following information sheets have been created to provide information on native vegetation management as described by the the Native Vegetation Act 2003. Other information can be sourced from detailed pages linked to the http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/vegetation
/nvmanagement.html

 

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How does native vegetation improve farm profitability? (associated references) (PDF 152KB)

What funding is available to restore native vegetation on my property?
(PDF 135KB)

How do I get a Property Vegetation Plan? (PDF 200KB)

Details about the Native Vegetation Act 2003 (PDF 754KB)

What clearing requires approval? (PDF 206KB)

What clearing does not require approval? (PDF 149KB)

What are the exemptions for routine agricultural management activities in the Western Division? (PDF 168KB)

What are the exemptions for routine agricultural management activities in coastal CMAs? (PDF 173KB)

What are the exemptions for routine agricultural management activities in central NSW CMAs? (PDF 179KB)

How does the PVP Developer work? (PDF 224KB)

Managing invasive native scrub  (PDF 385KB)

Private native forestry and the Native Vegetation Act 2003 (PDF 136KB)

Clearing on Vulnerable Land(PDF 145KB)

Suggested methods for assessing groundcover (PDF 221KB)

How does the Native Vegetation Act 2003interact with other legislation? (PDF 145KB)

Native vegetation in the WesternDivision (PDF 205KB)

Clearing on state protected land (PDF 109KB)

Local government issues (PDF 260KB)

Rural Lands Protection Boards (PDF 167KB)

Crown Land and the Native VegetationAct 2003 (PDF 197KB)

Clearing native vegetation for essential local government infrastructure (PDF 196KB)

Variations within the Native Vegetation Regulation 2005 (PDF 142KB)

Bushfire hazard reduction and the Native Vegetation Act 2003
(PDF 150KB)

     
 
Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au
/vegetation/infosheets.htm




 

 
 
Local Council
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (within OEH)
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority
Botanic Gardens
 
 
 
 
     

Veg

Reference :
Assessing the Condition of Remnant Vegetation
Revegetating the Farm
Encouraging Biodiversity Benefits
(August 2005)
Agency:
Meat and Livestock Australia
Contact :
Level 1, 165 Walker St, North Sydney, NSW, 2060.
02 9463 9333
www.mla.com.au
Comment:

Discusses identifying the condition of remnant vegetation and improving remnant vegetation management practices to maintain biodiversity and ecological sustainability. / Discusses the benefits of tree planting, including shade and shelter for livestock, nature conservation, preventing dryland salinity and soil erosion. / Discusses the importance of understanding farm ecosystems for better management of farm biodiversity, long-term viability and increased property value.
 

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Assessing the Condition of Remnant Vegetation (PDF 77KB)
Revegetating the Farm (PDF 67KB)
Encouraging Biodiversity Benefits (PDF 78KB)

Website:

http://www.mla.com.au/Publications-tools-and-events
/Publication-details?pubid=1593
(web page)

http://www.mla.com.au/Publications-tools-and-events
/Publication-details?pubid=1590
(web page)

http://www.mla.com.au/Publications-tools-and-events
/Publication-details?pubid=1591
(web page)

 

CMA

Reference:
Hunter Bushland Resource Kit
Agency:
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority
Contact:
Private Bag 2010, Paterson, NSW, 2421
02 4930 1030
hcr@cma.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Book     Cost: No         Publishing Date: 2004   
Comment:
Provides guidelines and suggestions for effective bushland management on properties and discusses vegetation types, native species and weeds list for the Hunter Region, assessing, protecting and expanding remnant vegetation, the integration of bushland on properties and case study examples. Some chapters are available for free download.
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Hunter Bushland Resource Kit
Website:

http://www.hcr.cma.nsw.gov.au/articles/
news.asp?news_id=43
(web page)

 

Veg

Reference :
Thinking Bush / Thinking Seeds (November 2006)
Agency:
Greening Australia (and Land and Water Australia)
Contact :
PO Box 74, Yurralumla, ACT, 2600
02 6281 8585
general@greeningaustralia.org.au
Comment:

Discusses factors to consider for seed collection, the importance of provenance species, direct seeding and tubestock plantings, seed germination products.
 

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Website:

http://www.florabank.org.au/files/documents/general/20070808-02.pdf (PDF 800KB)

 


Reference :
Protecting Remnant Bush on Your Land
Expanding your Bush and Wildlife Habitat - Conservation Notes 11/12  
(2003)
Agency:
New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service (within OEH)
Contact :
PO Box A290, Sydney South, NSW, 1232
1300 361 967
info@environment.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

Defines remnant vegetation, and discusses methods to assess its condition and protect it, including bush regeneration and fencing. / Discusses techniques to expand and improve remnant vegetation on your property.
 

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Protecting Remnant Bush on Your Land (PDF 395KB)
Expanding your Bush and Wildlife Habitat (PDF 170KB)
 

Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/cpp/
ConservationManagementNotes.htm

 

Primefact

Reference:
Collecting and Preparing Specimens for Identification – Primefacts 919 (June 2009)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

Details the material required to collect and how to dry plant specimens, including collection details, what plant part to collect, specimen preparation, short-term and long-term storage and plant identification sheet.
 

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Collecting and Preparing Specimens for Identification (PDF 477KB)

Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/pests-weeds/weeds/publications/collecting-preparing-specimens (web page)

 


Reference:
Vegetation Clearing Factsheet (2009)
Agency:
Hunter and Central Coast Regional Environmental Management Strategy (HCCREMS)
Contact :
Hunter Councils Inc Environment Division PO Box 3137 THORNTON NSW 2322
(02) 4978 4020 hccrems@huntercouncils.com.au
Comment:

1. This factsheet provides an overview of approval needs for vegetation clearing that may be applicable through state and local legislation. Reasons for protecting vegetation and consequences for illegal clearing are also outlined.
2. This Factsheet contains information on earthworks that may be allowable under the Housing Code (exempt and complying) SEPP and situations where council approval will be needed. Environmental and other risks of earthworks are also described and people wishing to undertake earthworks are recommended to talk to council first.

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Website:

1. http://www.hccrems.com.au/RESOURCES/Library/
Compliance/HCCREMS-Vegetation-Clearing-Factsheet.aspx


2. http://www.hccrems.com.au/RESOURCES/Library/
Compliance/HCCREMS-Earthworks-Factsheet.aspx

 

 



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