Publications

Note: Acronyms used on this page are shown at the bottom of the page.

CORPORATE

Annual reports

October 2019

Annual Report 2018-19

October 2018

Annual Report 2017-18

October 2017

Annual Report 2016-17

October 2016

Annual Report 2015-16

October 2015

Annual Report 2014-15

October 2014

Annual Report 2013-14

October 2013

Annual Report 2012–13

October 2012

Annual Report 2011-12

October 2011

Annual Report 2010-11

October 2010

Annual Report 2009-10

October 2009

Annual Report 2008-09

October 2008

Annual Report 2007-08

October 2007

Annual Report 2006-07

October 2006

Annual Report 2005-06

October 2005

Annual Report 2004-05

October 2004

Annual Report 2003-04

Plans and policies

Plans and policies - Aboriginal engagement strategy

Plans and policies - Code of ethics and conduct

Plans and policies - Enterprise Agreement 2018-2020

Plans and policies - Equal opportunity policy

Plans and policies - Fraud control plan

Plans and policies - Governance policy

Plans and policies - Grievance policy

Plans and policies - Policy on handling external complaints and allegations

Plans and policies - Privacy policy

Plans and policies - Public interest disclosures - Policy

Plans and policies - Public interest disclosures - Procedure

Plans and policies - Risk management policy and framework

Plans and policies - Stakeholder engagement strategy

Plans and policies - Statement of business ethics

Plans and policies - Strategic plan

Plans and policies - Workplace health and safety policy

AUDITS - Audit and assurance

CAP - Catchment Action Plan
CMA - Catchment Management Authority
LLS - Local Land Services

Audits of Local Land Services

February 2019

Audit Report - Emergency management capability audit - Government response

September 2018

Audit Report - Emergency management capability audit

February 2019

Audit Report - Sustainable land management audit - Minister's response

October 2018

Audit Report - Sustainable land management audit

Audit Report - Governance audit - Government response

October 2015

Audit Report - Governance audit

Audit Report - Communications audit - Government response

April 2016

Audit Report - Communications audit

May 2015

Audit - Audit Plan 2015-17

March 2015

Audit - Introducing audits of LLS

July 2014

Audit - Quick reference guide

July 2014

Audit - Strategy and approach

Audits of Catchment Action Plan implementation

September 2012

Audit Report - Sydney Metrpolitan CMA

November 2011

Audit Report - Lower Murray Darling CMA

December 2010

Audit Report - Murray CMA

November 2009

Audit Report - Northern Rivers CMA

November 2009

Audit Report - Southern Rivers CMA

November 2009

Audit Report - Sydney Metropolitan CMA

October 2009

Audit Report - Lachlan CMA

October 2009

Audit Report - Murrumbidgee CMA

October 2009

Audit Report - Namoi CMA

April 2009

Audit Report - Border Rivers-Gwydir CMA

March 2009

Audit Report - Hunter Central-Rivers CMA

February 2009

Audit Report - Hawkesbury-Nepean CMA

December 2008

Audit Report - Western CMA

December 2007

Audit - Framework for auditing the implementation of CAPs

July 2007

Audit - Gap analysis checklist for CMA systems

AUDITS - Funding allocation and review

AUDITS - NRM standard and targets

CMA - Catchment Management Authority
NRM - Natural Resource Management

Recommendations on NRM standard and targets

May 2012

NRM Standard - Proposed revised Standard for Quality NRM

May 2012

NRM standard and targets - Revised recommendations

October 2009

NRM Standard - Review of the use of Standard by four CMAs

December 2007

NRM Standard - An introduction to the Standard for Quality NRM

September 2005

NRM Standard - Guide to using the Standard for Quality NRM

September 2005

NRM Standard - Standard for Quality NRM

September 2005

NRM standard and targets - State-wide targets

September 2005

NRM standard and targets - Consolidated recommendation

May 2005

NRM standard and targets - Recommendation

November 2004

NRM standard and targets - Consultation paper - Draft standards and targets

November 2004

NRM standard and targets - Case study - Murrumbidgee CMA

November 2004

NRM standard and targets - Case study - Southern Rivers CMA

November 2004

NRM standard and targets - Case study - Western CMA

AUDITS - Performance Standard for Local Land Services

COASTAL PROTECTION

Master planning under State Environmental Planning Policy No. 71

November 2011

Commission's submission to the NSW planning system review

April 2007

Master planning under SEPP 71 - Periodic progress report

Note: Summary of the Commission's advice to the Minister is available on the Coastal Protection page.

EVALUATION - Cloud seeding

EVALUATION - Environmental Trust

Forest dieback
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Major Projects

July 2019

Environmental Trust - Major Projects Review - Final report

Linking Landscapes

December 2018

Environmental Trust - Linking landscapes - Final report - Response from Trust

November 2018

Environmental Trust - Linking landscapes - Final report - Response from OEH

July 2018

Environmental Trust - Linking landscapes - Final report

Contaminated Land Management

May 2018

Environmental Trust - Contaminated land management - Final report - Response from Trust

May 2018

Environmental Trust - Contaminated land management - Final report - Response from EPA

May 2017

Environmental Trust - Contaminated land management - Final report

Restoration and Rehabilitation Program

June 2017

Environmental Trust - Restoration and Rehabilitation - Final report

Priorities for the Environmental Research Program

February 2015

Environmental Trust - Priorities for Environmental Research Program

Roadside Vegetation Implementation Project

July 2015

Environmental Trust - Roadside vegetation - Response from Trust

December 2014

Environmental Trust - Roadside vegetation - Report Stage 3

December 2014

Environmental Trust - Roadside vegetation - Report Stages 1 and 2

EVALUATION - Monitoring, evaluation and reporting

EVALUATION - Pest animal management

Evaluation of supplementary pest control trial program

March 2018

Supplementary pest control - Government response

February 2017

Supplementary pest control - Final evaluation report

December 2016

Supplementary pest control - Invasive Animals CRC report

February 2016

Supplementary pest control - Interim evaluation

December 2014

Supplementary pest control - Evaluation of trial design

August 2014

Supplementary pest control - Overview of evaluation framework

Review of pest animal management

May 2017

Pest animal management - Final report - Government response

August 2016

Pest animal management - Final report

May 2017

Pest animal management - Final report - Fact sheet - Feral cat management

May 2017

Pest animal management - Final report - Fact sheet - Recreational hunting

May 2017

Pest animal management - Final report - Fact sheet - Wild deer management

May 2017

Pest animal management - Final report - Fact sheet - Wild horse management

March 2016

Pest animal management - Draft report

October 2015

Pest animal management - Issues paper

EVALUATION - Strategic plan reviews

CAP - Catchment Action Plan
LLS - Local Land Services

Catchment action plan reviews

August 2013

CAP review - Better practice guide - Adapting CAPs to fit LLS boundaries

June 2013

CAP upgrade - Lessons for LLS

June 2013

Assessment - Murray Upgraded CAP

June 2013

Assessment - Hawkesbury-Nepean Upgraded CAP

June 2013

Assessment - Lachlan Upgraded CAP

June 2013

Assessment - Western Upgraded CAP

March 2013

Assessment - Border Rivers-Gwydir Upgraded CAP

March 2013

Assessment - Southern Rivers Upgraded CAP

March 2013

Assessment - Northern Rivers Upgraded CAP

March 2013

Assessment - Hunter-Central Rivers Upgraded CAP

March 2013

Assessment - Murrumbidgee Upgraded CAP

June 2012

CAP upgrade - Assessmentv framework v2

November 2011

CAP upgrade - Pilot upgrades in Central West and Namoi regions

November 2011

Assessment - Central West Upgraded CAP

November 2011

Assessment - Namoi Upgraded CAP

November 2011

CAP upgrade - GHD review of Central West Upgraded CAP

November 2011

CAP upgrade - GHD review of Namoi Upgraded CAP

June 2008

Assessment - Sydney Metropolitan CAP

July 2007

Assessment - Lower Murray Darling CAP

November 2006

Assessment - Hawkesbury-Nepean CAP

November 2006

Assessment - Murray CAP

November 2006

Assessment - Murrumbidgee CAP

September 2006

Consolidated Report - Progress of CAPs

September 2006

Assessment - Border Rivers-Gwydir CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Central West CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Hunter Central-Rivers CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Lachlan CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Namoi CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Northern Rivers CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Southern Rivers CAP

September 2006

Assessment - Western CAP

EVALUATION - Weed management

FORESTS

IFOA - Integrated Forestry Operations Approval

Coastal IFOA monitoring

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Wood supply - Baselines and trends in wood supply monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Research - Research program plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Research - Independent evaluation of forestry practice plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Water quality - Waterway and wetland health monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Biodiversity - Species specific flora monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Biodiversity - Species specific fauna monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Biodiversity - Species occupancy monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Forest health - Landscape scale environmental values monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Forest health - Key habitat features monitoring plan

October 2020

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Forest health - Forest structure health and regeneration monitoring plan

December 2019

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Coastal IFOA Monitoring Program 2019-2024

November 2019

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Final report - Risk prioritisation - CSIRO

Forest dieback

Forest dieback - Research priorities (Murdoch University)

March 2020

Forest dieback - Research priorities

Forest Monitoring and Improvement Program

October 2020

Forest MER - Final Citizen Science Strategy

March 2020

Forest MER - Statewide evaluation questions

February 2020

Forest MER - Program evaluation plan

February 2020

Forest MER - Annual progress report

October 2019

Forest MER - Stakeholder and community engagement plan 2019-2021

October 2019

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Coastal IFOA Monitoring Program 2019-2024 (Draft)

September 2019

Forest MER - Program Framework

July 2019

Forest MER - Draft Program Strategy - Summary of submissions

December 2019

Forest MER - Coastal IFOA - Coastal IFOA Monitoring Program 2019-2024

June 2019

Forest MER - Draft Program Strategy

October 2020

Forest MER - Governance Charter

Koala research

February 2020

Koala research - Annual progress report

September 2020

Koala research - Research program plan

Coastal IFOA remake

May 2018

Coastal IFOA - Government response to Commission reports

March 2018

Coastal IFOA - Supplementary advice on Coastal IFOA remake

November 2016

Coastal IFOA - Advice on Coastal IFOA remake

Old growth reassessment

June 2020

Old growth - Reassessment framework - Program suspended

April 2020

Old growth - 2019-20 bushfires - Extent of impact on old growth

July 2019

Old growth - Fact sheet - Old growth reassessment

River red gum forests assessment

February 2010

River red gum - Letter on further advice on sustainable wood yields

February 2010

River red gum - Report on further advice on sustainable wood yields

December 2009

River red gum - Final assessment (full report)

December 2009

River red gum - Final assessment - Recommendations report

December 2009

River red gum - Final assessment - Supporting map book

December 2009

River red gum - Final assessment - Socio-economic impact assessment

September 2009

River red gum - Preliminary assessment (full report)

September 2009

River red gum - Preliminary assessment - Supporting map book

South-western cypress forests assessment

May 2010

South-western cypress - Assessment report

May 2010

South-western cypress - Assessment report - Supporting map book

February 2010

South-western cypress - Summary of available information

NATIVE VEGETATION

Review of land management and biodiversity conservation reforms

July 2019

Land management and biodiversity reforms - Final report

Assessment of active and adaptive management of cypress forests

November 2014

Active cypress management - Fact sheet

September 2014

Active cypress management - Final report

June 2014

Active cypress management - Draft report

November 2013

Active cypress management - Paper - Definition of key concepts in Terms of Reference

Review of biodiversity legislation

September 2014

Biodiversity legislation review - Submission

Listing of feral native species

April 2013

Feral native species - Listing of Yellow Mimosa as feral native species - Final report

Amendments to Assessment Methodology for broadscale clearing

March 2011

Assessment methodology - Advice on amendments to Chapter 8 - Minister's response

February 2011

Assessment methodology - Advice on amendments to Chapter 8 - Streamlined assessment

May 2009

Assessment methodology - Advice on amendments to Chapters 2 and 5 - Biodiversity Assessment

January 2007

Assessment methodology - Advice on proposed general amendments

December 2006

Assessment methodology - Advice on amendments to Chapter 6 - Soil Assessment

September 2006

Assessment methodology - Advice on amendments to Chapter 7 - Invasive Native Scrub Assessme

March 2006

Assessment methodology - Advice on amendments to Chapter 4 - Salinity Assessment

Advice on landscape or multi-farm vegetation plans

June 2007

Landscape vegetation plans - Final report

September 2006

Landscape vegetation plans - Draft guide

September 2006

Landscape vegetation plans - Draft report

December 2005

Landscape vegetation plans - Issues paper

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

2018
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Previous years

May 2017

Presentation - 17th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference, Canberra

October 2016

Presentation - 2016 Vertebrate Pest Management Symposium, Orange

April-May 2016

Presentation - Pest animal review public meetings

December 2015

Presentation - QLD NRM Regional Groups Collective

April 2015

Poster - 8th ANZIF Conference, Creswick

October 2014

Presentation - Macquarie University, Sydney

October 2014

Presentation - Institute of Foresters of Australia, Sydney

July 2014

Presentation - 19th Australiasian Weeds Conference, Hobart

April 2014

Presentation - Sydney Weeds Committee Forum, Sydney

November 2013

Presentation - Victoria Environmental Reporting Symposium, Melbourne

November 2013

Paper - 2013 NSW Coastal Conference, Port Macquarie

November 2013

Presentation - 2013 NSW Coastal Conference, Port Macquarie

October 2013

Presentation - Sustainability, Science and the Law, Macquarie University, Sydney

September 2013

Presentation - 17th NSW Weeds Conference, Corowa

August 2013

Presentation - Land for Wildlife Forum, Sydney

June 2012

Speaking notes - NRM Planning for Resilience Conference

June 2012

Presentation - NRM Planning for Resilience Conference

April 2012

Presentation - Managing future landscapes in NSW

November 2011

Paper - 2011 Victorian Landcare Conference

November 2011

Presentation - 2011 Victorian Landcare Conference

November 2011

Paper - 2011 NSW Coastal Conference

November 2011

Presentation - 2011 NSW Coastal Conference

September 2011

Program - 2011 Queensland Landcare Conference

September 2011

Presentation - 2011 Queensland Landcare Conference

September 2011

Paper - 2011 Australian Evaluation Society Conference

August 2011

Paper - AWA Catchment Management Conference

August 2011

Presentation - AWA Catchment Management Conference

June 2011

Presentation - Collaborative Decision-Making in NRM Conference

June 2011

Speaking notes - This Land Our Water book launch

June 2011

Presentation - Biodiversity Across the Borders Conference

May 2011

Speaking notes - Australian Conservation Foundation Forum

May 2011

Presentation - Australian Conservation Foundation Forum

May 2011

Presentation - NSW Land for Wildlife Forum

April 2011

Speaking notes - Biennial Pacific Rim Conference

April 2011

Paper - Biennial Pacific Rim Conference

April 2011

Presentation - Biennial Pacific Rim Conference

April 2011

Book launch - ANU E press book - Basin Futures - Chapter 1

April 2011

Speaking notes - National Sustainable Food Summit

April 2011

Presentation - National Sustainable Food Summit

December 2010

Presentation - CMA Chairs' Council

November 2010

Presentation - Natural Resources Advisory Council

November 2010

Presentation - National Water Commission Seminar

November 2010

Presentation - Bureau of Meteorology

October 2010

Paper - 2010 Australian Environment Foundation Conference

October 2010

Presentation - 2010 Australian Environment Foundation Conference

August 2010

Presentation - No Till Farmers Association Congress, Argentina (2)

August 2010

Presentation - No Till Farmers Association Congress, Argentina (1 in Spanish)

August 2010

Presentation - No Till Farmers Association Congress, Argentina (1)

June 2010

Presentation - Academy of Technical Sciences

June 2010

Paper - 2010 Urban Salt Conference

June 2010

Presentation - 2010 Urban Salt Conference

February 2010

Speaking notes - Water Leaders Conference

February 2010

Paper - Water Leaders Conference

October 2009

Speech - Australian National Field Days

October 2009

Speech - Environment Institute of ANZ - Book launch

September 2009

Paper - Hunter Valley Research Foundation

September 2009

Presentation - Hunter Valley Research Foundation

March 2009

Presentation - Australian Water Association Conference

August 2008

Presentation - NSW Land for Wildlife Conference

November 2007

Paper - 2007 NSW Coastal Conference

November 2007

Presentation - 2007 NSW Coastal Conference

October 2007

Paper - 2007 State Landcare Forum

PROGRESS REPORTING - Information collection and dissemination

PROGRESS REPORTING - Landcare capacity building

PROGRESS REPORTING - Progress towards standard and targets

2010 report - Progress towards healthy resilient landscapes

December 2010

2010 report - Full report

December 2010

2010 report - Summary

2009 report - Progress towards state-wide native vegetation target

November 2009

2009 report - Native vegetation extent and condition - Snapshot

November 2009

2009 report - Native vegetation extent and condition - Technical report

November 2009

2009 report - Native vegetation extent and condition - Technical analysis

2008 report - Progress on effective implementation of catchment action plans

November 2008

2008 report - Progress on effective implementation of catchment action plans

2006 report - Progress on development of catchment action plans

September 2006

2006 report - Progress on development of catchment action plans

WATER

WSP - Water sharing plan

Water management plan audits

August 2020

WMP audits - Audit framework for water management plan audits

2019-2020 Water sharing plan reviews

April 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Central Coast - Final report

April 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Central Coast - Final report summary

April 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Coffs Harbour - Final report

April 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Coffs Harbour - Final report summary

May 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Hunter - Final report

May 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Hunter - Final report summary

April 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Lower North Coast - Final report

April 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Lower North Coast - Final report summary

May 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Peel Valley - Final report

May 2020

2019-2020 WSP reviews - Peel Valley - Final report summary

2018-2019 Water sharing plan reviews

September 2019

2018-2019 WSP reviews - Barwon-Darling - Government response

September 2019

2018-2019 WSP reviews - Barwon-Darling - Final report 3MB

July 2019

2018-2019 WSP reviews - Barwon-Darling - Draft report 4MB

August 2019

2018-2019 WSP reviews - Barwon-Darling - Technical advice

2018-2019 WSP reviews - Barwon-Darling - Fact sheet

2017-2018 Water sharing plan reviews

June 2018

2017-2018 WSP reviews - Great Artesian Basin Groundwater - Final report

June 2018

2017-2018 WSP reviews - Bellinger River - Final report - Government response

June 2018

2017-2018 WSP reviews - Bellinger River - Final report

May 2018

2017-2018 WSP reviews - Border Rivers - Final report - Government response

May 2018

2017-2018 WSP reviews - Border Rivers - Final report

2015 Water sharing plan reviews

April 2016

2015 WSP reviews - Final report

2012 Water sharing plan reviews

January 2013

2012 WSP reviews - Final report

November 2012

2012 WSP reviews - Summary of submissions

November 2012

2012 WSP reviews - Issues paper

November 2012

2012 WSP reviews - Brochure

Lower Lachlan Groundwater Sharing Plan

November 2006

2006 WSP reviews - Lower Lachlan Groundwater Sharing Plan - Scientific review

Acronyms:
CAP - Catchment Action Plan
CMA - Catchment Management Authority
LLS - Local Land Services
MER - Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
NRM - Natural resource management