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NPA Annual Elections & Appointments

Help set NPA on course for the future. We are seeking members to fill various NPA Executive, State Council and other positions.
NPA is now at a major turning point. If you have know-how in policy or planning, biodiversity or bushwalking, accountancy or advocacy, media or marketing, across the State or across your region, we would be interested in hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to give something back to NPA and make a personal contribution to nature conservation.

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Help set NPA on course for the future

We are seeking members to fill various NPA Executive, State Council and other positions.

NPA is now at a major turning point. If you have know-how in policy or planning, biodiversity or bushwalking, accountancy or advocacy, media or marketing, across the State or across your region, we would be interested in hearing from you. This is a great opportunity to give something back to NPA and make a personal contribution to nature conservation.

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Draft Marine Estate Management Regulation 2017

The proposed regulation includes an amendment to delete a clause that provides a strict protection for the marine environment by ensuring that the objects of the zone are the primary consideration in any decision to grant a permit for activities within a marine park, relying instead on the relevant Ministers ‘having regard to’ certain assessment criteria.

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Labor pledges to protect the Royal National Park

The National Parks Association of NSW, welcomes the statement by Luke Foley (June 22nd 2017) that “Labor, the party that built the finest national park system in the world here in New South Wales, won’t have a bar of a toll road being carved through one of our state’s most popular, most visited national parks, a mecca for our citizens and for tourists, a refuge for hundreds of plant and animal species, and 300 species of birds.”

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Last chance for NSW government to salvage protections for nature through flawed legislation

Consultation ends today on the finer details of the NSW government’s deeply unpopular Biodiversity Conservation and Local Land Services Amendment Acts. The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) is urging the government to close loopholes and rein in self-assessable codes in order to salvage some protections for NSW’s beleaguered flora and fauna.