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Cottan-Bimbang National Park group draft plan of management

The public exhibition of the Cottan-Bimbang National Park, Cottan-Bimbang State Conservation Area and The Cells State Conservation Area Draft Plan of Management is is closed.

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?

NPWS is reviewing all submissions, preparing a submissions report and considering necessary changes to the draft plan. The Lower North Coast and Northern Tablelands Regional Advisory Committees 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 made to the plan we provide the plan to the Minister for the Environment. The plan of management is finalised when the Minister formally adopts the plan under the National Parks and Wildlife Act. Once a plan is adopted it is published on the NPWS website and a public notice is advertised in the NSW Government Gazette.

How can I get more information about the draft plan?

For further information on the plan of management please contact the NPWS Park Management Planning Team on 02 6841 0921.

Public consultation

Public exhibition for this document was from 5 May 2017 to 14 August 2017.

Public consultation for this document has ended.

The format and structure of this publication may have been adapted for web delivery.

Page last updated: 17 August 2017