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Native Vegetation Update - Codes of Practice released

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Office of Environment & HeritageThe NSW Government is reforming native vegetation management to deliver the right balance between sustainable agriculture and protecting the environment.

The new Native Vegetation Regulation 2013 started on 23 September 2013 and a number of provisions have already been introduced, including:

The first three self-assessable codes are now open for public exhibition. These place trust in landholders to manage their properties sustainably while maintaining environmental standards.

The codes are for:

We encourage all landholders to review the draft Codes and make comments to the office of Environment about the applicability and ease of use.

The rules for clearing native vegetation without approval remain in place until the new self-assessable codes are finalised.


The link to the government website if you wish to have your say:


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