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Fact Sheet: Assessing groundcover

Using the Native Vegetation Regulation 2013 Self-Assessable Codes

Before you re-clear invasive native scrub on your property, there are important factors to consider that relate to the amount of groundcover required at a clearing site.

Establishing sufficient groundcover between stages of clearing is important for maintaining soil stability and biodiversity on your land.

This fact sheet explains the requirements for establishing groundcover between stages of clearing when using the INS self-assessable code, and provides methods to assess re-establishment of groundcover on your property.

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Page last updated: 15 April 2015