These resources are designed to help you understand and use the Land Management Framework on your land.
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Fact sheets on the Land Management Framework
Managing native vegetation on a rural property - guidance for rural landholders or people purchasing rural land in NSW who are considering managing native vegetation.
Land categories and the Land Management Framework - information on the rural land categories under the Land Management Framework in NSW and what they mean for native vegetation management on your property.
Allowable activities for landholders - guidance for landholders on using allowable activities, which cover a range of routine land management activities associated with agriculture and other common practices in rural areas
Allowable activities for public authorities - guidance for public authorities seeking to remove native vegetation under the allowable activities provisions to allow for the operation and maintenance of infrastructure and for other purposes.
Allowable activities relating to rural infrastructure - guidance for landholders seeking to clear native vegetation for the construction, operation and maintenance of rural infrastructure
Allowable activities - Environmental Protection Works - guidance for landholders considering removal of native vegetation under the Environmental Protection Works allowable activity in order to rehabilitate land towards its natural state
Land Management (Native Vegetation) Code 2018 overview - an overview of the Code and the options it provides to manage native vegetation in rural areas to improve agricultural productivity and biodiversity outcomes.
Land Management Code (invasive native species) - guidance for landholders on the Code provision which enables the removal of invasive native species that have reached unnatural densities and dominate an area
Land Management Code (pasture expansion) - guidance for landholders on the Code provision which enables the removal of woody native vegetation by uniform or mosaic thinning to promote native pastures. See below under 'How to Guides' for accompanying Technical Guide.
Land Management Code (continuing use) - guidance for landholders on the Code provision which enables the continuation of lawful land management activities that have been in place between 1990 and 25 August 2017
Land Management Code (equity) - guidance for landholders on the Code provision which enables the removal of paddock trees, compromised native groundcover, and native vegetation from small areas
Land Management Code (farm plan) - guidance for landholders on the Code provision that enables the removal of paddock trees and clearing regulated rural land in exchange for set aside areas containing vegetation or revegetation
Notifying to manage vegetation - guidance for landholders on how to submit a notification to remove native vegetation under the Local Land Services Act 2013 and the Land Management Code.
Approval for clearing native vegetation under Division 6 and the Native Vegetation Panel - guidance for rural landholders who intend to clear native vegetation but do not meet the requirements of allowable activities or the Code
The Land Management Framework and the Monaro and Werriwa Cool Temperate Grassy Woodlands critically endangered ecological communities - guidance for landholders regarding the listing of these two CEECs and information on the land management options available if there are remnant areas on your land
Fact sheets on vegetation management and emergencies
Managing native vegetation to prepare for a bushfire - guidance for landholders on the options for clearing native vegetation before a bushfire
Managing native vegetation during a bushfire - guidance for landholders on managing native vegetation during a bushfire emergency
Managing native vegetation after a bushfire - guidance for landholders on managing native vegetation after a bushfire emergency has passed
Fact sheets on other important information
What other approvals may be required? - information on the NSW and Commonwealth approvals that may be required in addition to those under the Land Management Framework
Can I amend or end my Property Vegetation Plan? - guidance for landholders who have a PVP under previous legislation
How to guides
Assessing native groundcover - guidance for landholders about how they can self assess the conservation value of native grasslands and groundcover. Can be read in conjunction with 'Clearing native groundcover'.
Clearing native groundcover - guidance for landholders on the definitions of native groundcover, where it can be found and rules and approvals for clearing native groundcover. Should be read in conjuction with 'Assessing native groundcover'.
How to measure stem diameter - guidance for landholders on measuring stem diameter to ensure clearing is undertaken according to the Code
Determining slope and soil texture - guidance for landholders on calculating slope and soil texture to ensure clearing is undertaken according to the Code
Determining buffer distances from water bodies - guidance for landholders on determining buffer distances around water bodies to ensure clearing is undertaken according to the Code
Land Management Code - Pasture Expansion Technical Guide - guidance for landholders in understanding the requirements and applying a best practice approach to removing native vegetation for pasture expansion.
A guide to determining agricultural use in the Coastal Zone and on small holdings - guidance for rural landholders in understanding how ‘agricultural activity’ is defined in the coastal zone under the Land Management Code.
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