Approved Recovery Plan for the Ripple-leaf Muttonwood (Rapanea species A Richmond River)

Threatened Species Unit, North East Branch
New South Wales Department of Environment and Conservation, 2004
ISBN: 1741221382

Appendix 1: Public Authority responsibilities

Public authority Relevant responsibilities
DEC
  • Assessment of Section 132C licence applications under the TSC Act.
  • Assessment of licence applications under the NPW Act.
  • Assessment of proposed developments on DEC estate.
  • Advice to determining and consent authorities, with a possible concurrence role under the EP&A Act or NV Act.
  • Preparation of Recovery Plans and co-ordination of implementation.
  • Regulation of certain forestry operations under the Integrated Forestry Operations Approval.
Relevant local governments
  • Preparation of Local Environmental Plans under Part 3 of EP&A Act.
  • Consent authorities for development proposals under Part 4 of EP&A Act.
  • Approval authorities for council works under Part 5 of EP&A Act.
  • Responsibilities under Rural Fires Act 1997.
  • Management of council reserves with potential habitat.
  • Consideration of the content of Recovery Plans when preparing plans of management for community land under Local Government Act 1993.
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources
  • Approval authority for native vegetation clearance applications under the NV Act.
  • Administration of property plans under the NV Act.
  • Management of crown land with potential habitat.
  • Co-ordination of Regional Vegetation Committees and Landcare programs.
  • Advice and assistance on environmental planning matters.
  • Assessment of major development applications.
  • Administration of the general conditions of IFOA.
  • Concurrence role under the EP&A Act for certain developments and activities.
  • Making of environmental planning instruments including State Environmental Planning Policys and Local Environmental Plans under Part 3 of EP&A Act.
  • Determining certain development proposals under Part 4 of the EP&A Act.
  • Approval of certain activities under Part 5 of EP&A Act.
Catchment Management Authorities
  • Development of catchment action plans.
  • Provision of loans, grants, subsidies or other financial assistance for the purposes of catchment activities.
  • Provision of assistance to landholders to fulfil the objectives of catchment action plans.
State Forests of New South Wales
  • Implementation of prescriptions detailed in IFOA terms of threatened species licence granted under Part 4 of the NSW Forestry and National Park Estate Act 1998.
Rural Fire Service
  • Preparation of Bush Fire Risk Management Plans and Plans of Operations.
  • Fire management.
Other State government agencies
  • Management of public lands with potential habitat.
  • Approval authorities for activity proposals under Part 5 of EP&A Act.