Resources

We've compiled the below resources to help you stand up for nature. 

Submission Guide

Joint environment groups' submission

General factsheets

  • Briefing Note - Biodiversity Legislation Review - August 2016 - Download
  • Flyer - General Overview Flyer - Download
  • Summary of Key Changes Factsheet- Download
  • The Environmental Defenders Office Top 10 Concerns - Link

Specific issue factsheets

  • Land Clearing Codes - Factsheet 1 - Download
  • Biodiversity Offsetting - Factsheet 2 - Download
  • Land Clearing and Climate Change - Factsheet 3 - Download
  • Implications for Urban Areas - Factsheet 4 - Download
  • Paddock Trees - Factsheet 5 - Download
  • Submissions raise key concerns - Factsheet 6 - Download

Lobbying tools 

  • Briefing Note – Biodiversity Legislation Review - Download

Background information

  • Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists - Letter to NSW MPs - Download
  • Timeline of land clearing laws and the biodiversity laws review process - Download 
  • Mike Baird's promises on the environment - Download
  • Independent Panel’s Report and Recommendations - Download
  • Conserving and Restoring Biodiversity in NSW - Submission to the Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel  - September 2014 - Download

The government's public consultation 

Reports

  • Native wildlife at risk if NSW Native Vegetation Act is repealed - WWF (2015) - Download
  • Laws for the bush - Benefiting biodiversity and people – TEC (2014) - Download

  • Climate Change and Australia's Tree Clearing Crisis - The Wilderness Society (2016) - Link

  • NSW State of the Environment Report 2015 - Download

Coreflutes 

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  • Order an A1-size (60cm x 84cm) corflute for your local campaign. Order.

Other groups' submissions

  • Georges River Combined Councils' Committee - Download
  • Northern Rivers Regional Organisation of Councils - Download

  • NSW Aboriginal Land Council - Download

  • NSW Minerals Council - Download

  • Planning Institute of Australia - Download

  • Royal Zoological Society of NSW - Download

  • Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils - Download
  • Sydney Coastal Councils Group - Download
  • UNSW Centre for Ecosystem Science - Download
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia - Download
  • Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists - Download
  • Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils - Download