Geospatial Australia (Trent Thompson & Michael Longhurst) and Western Land Planning (David Edmondson) attended the NSW Farmers information session regarding the Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016 (found here https://www.landmanagement.nsw.gov.au/) on Thursday 17th June 2017.
It was a lovely 22 degrees Celsius at Narrabri NSW, The Narrabri RSL was the ideal venue for this gathering of farmers, land owners and land holders. at about 1:30pm when we were all done with catching up and introducing ourselves the presentation started.
The North West Local Land Services team (Frances Wright and Kaleb Doyle) presented items around the newly proposed (draft) Land Management Codes and the Local Land Services Amendment Regulation 2017.
The following codes were explained by the LLS staff:
Pasture Expansion Code
Continuing Use Code
PVP Transition Code
Farm Plan Code
Michael Longhurst asked a question with respect to the PVP Transition code and the impact on existing PVPs if transitioned before the PVP activities have been completed.
David Edmondson Spoke to the audience about the codes in use and that they are very useable for getting applications approved.
Trent Thompson Spoke briefly about the Biodiversity Assessment Method and the associated accreditation (Geospatial Australia has registered to become and accredited assessor), as well as the difference between the codes and the biodiversity assessment method.
All in all, it was a great day, it was good to say hello to the landowners. Frances Wright and Kaleb Doyle from North Wast Local Land Services done a great job presenting the information.
Read more: http://www.thecourier.net.au/news/is-the-end-in-sight/