Nature conservation

Biodiversity Reform


The framework for assessment and approvals related to the impacts on biodiversity associated with development and clearing in NSW are regulated by the following legislation and instruments:

In making these Acts, this legislation was repealed:

  • Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995
  • Native Vegetation Act 2003
  • Nature Conservation Trust Act 2001
  • Parts of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

More information about the biodiversity legislation reform process.

Page last updated: 27 August 2019