Biodiversity Legislation Review

Consultation has concluded

Have Your Say on the proposed reforms

Public consultation information: Sustain. Invest. Protect. A new approach to land management and conservation in NSW.

The review process

The Minister for the Environment appointed an independent panel to undertake a comprehensive review of the Native Vegetation Act 2003, Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, Nature Conservation Trust Act 2001 and related legislation. The review provides an opportunity to reduce red tape and develop a modernised law that facilitates the conservation of biological diversity and supports sustainable development. Details of the Review Panel and the terms of reference are available at www.environment.nsw.gov.au/biodiversitylegislation/index.htm.

Consultation

The Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel has been asked to maintain an active program of stakeholder engagement throughout the review process.

The panel has been meeting with key stakeholder groups. The panel also released an Issues
Paper
(PDF 190KB) for public comment on Wednesday 6 August 2014. The submission period
has now closed.

The panel is now considering submissions. Submissions are published on the OEH website. Some submissions have not been made available at the request of the individual or organisation. In some instances the Panel has decided not to publish parts of a submission if it contains inappropriate material.


Have Your Say on the proposed reforms

Public consultation information: Sustain. Invest. Protect. A new approach to land management and conservation in NSW.

The review process

The Minister for the Environment appointed an independent panel to undertake a comprehensive review of the Native Vegetation Act 2003, Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, Nature Conservation Trust Act 2001 and related legislation. The review provides an opportunity to reduce red tape and develop a modernised law that facilitates the conservation of biological diversity and supports sustainable development. Details of the Review Panel and the terms of reference are available at www.environment.nsw.gov.au/biodiversitylegislation/index.htm.

Consultation

The Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel has been asked to maintain an active program of stakeholder engagement throughout the review process.

The panel has been meeting with key stakeholder groups. The panel also released an Issues
Paper
(PDF 190KB) for public comment on Wednesday 6 August 2014. The submission period
has now closed.

The panel is now considering submissions. Submissions are published on the OEH website. Some submissions have not been made available at the request of the individual or organisation. In some instances the Panel has decided not to publish parts of a submission if it contains inappropriate material.