Terms of reference - October 2009
The Chairs of the Aboriginal Joint Management Boards and Committees are to be known as the Joint Management Custodians of NSW.
Aboriginal joint management for the purposes of these terms of reference is an arrangement in which Aboriginal communities share responsibility for park management with Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECCW).
The role of the Joint Management Custodians of NSW is to counsel and make recommendations to the Director General of DECCW and the Minister on any matter relating to the joint management of parks in NSW. DECCW will provide its response to recommendations and the reasons for DECCW responses to the Joint Management Custodians of NSW.
Representation at the meeting will be the Chairs of the joint management boards and committees or a representative nominated by the relevant joint management board or committee.
The Joint Management Custodians of NSW will:
These terms of reference and the ongoing operation of the Joint Management Custodians of NSW will be reviewed by June 2011.
The membership of the Joint Management Custodians of NSW will be reviewed after 12 months to consider whether the membership should be expanded (this is 12 months after the Minister writes to formally establish the group).
See Structure of Joint Management Custodians of NSW (AJMNStructure.pdf, 13KB)
Page last updated: 08 March 2011