Nature conservation

Parks, reserves and protected areas

Morton State Conservation Area Draft Plan of Management

The Morton State Conservation Area Draft Plan of Management is now closed.

Public exhibition for this document was from 23 June 2017 to 25 September 2017. Public consultation for this document has ended.

What is a plan of management?

Parks and reserves established under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 need to have a plan of management. The plan includes information on important park values and provides directions for future management. The plan of management is a legal document, and after the plan is adopted all operations and activities in the park must be in line with the plan.

When will the plan of management be finalised?

Now the public exhibition period has closed, NPWS will comprehensively review all submissions, prepare a submissions report and make any necessary changes to the draft plan. The South Coast Regional Advisory Committee and the National Parks and Wildlife Advisory Council will then review the plan along with the submissions and report, as required by the National Parks and Wildlife Act.

Once their input has been considered and any further changes are made, we provide the plan to the Minister for the Environment. The plan is finalised when it is formally adopted by the Minister. Once a plan is adopted it is published on the NPWS website and a public notice is advertised in the NSW Government Gazette.

Public consultation

Public exhibition for this document was from 23 June 2017 to 25 September 2017.

Public consultation for this document has ended.

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Page last updated: 29 September 2017