Coastal Management Bill 2016 – Introduced into Parliament

10 May, 2016

The Government has taken its next step in implementing its reform package for the management of the NSW coastline by introducing the Coastal Management Bill 2016 (Bill) into Parliament. The Bill, once it commences, will replace the current Coastal Protection Act 1979 (CP Act).

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Can we bank on the future of biobanking?

29 Sep, 2013

The biobanking scheme in NSW commenced in July 2008. Since then, only 21 biobanking agreements have been entered into to create biobank sites and only 7 biobanking statements have been issued. A review of the scheme is currently being undertaken…

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Council prosecuted in relation to threatened species

27 May, 2011

The recent prosecution of a council regarding threatened species emphasises the need for councils to have in place robust environmental systems, procedures and instructions to ensure that harm to the environment does not occur when performing routine public works.

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