Enforceable undertakings register

This public register lists enforceable undertakings accepted under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016.

An enforceable undertaking is a voluntary and binding agreement to deliver tangible benefits for the environment and community. The Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 allows the Environment Agency Head to accept undertakings to address various matters, including undertakings to carry out restorative justice activities. For more information read our Guidelines for enforceable undertakings.

The table is sorted by the date on which the undertaking was accepted.

Enforceable undertaking Date accepted Local government area
An enforceable undertaking (PDF 1.3MB) given by the landholder of a property in Eurobodalla LGA to remedy damage caused by clearing  native vegetation. The undertaking includes a commitment to remediate a portion of land.  2 June 2022 Eurobodalla Shire
An enforceable undertaking (125KB) was given by the landholder of a property in City of Penrith LGA to remedy damage caused to individuals and the habitat of three threatened plant species and an endangered ecological community. The undertaking includes a payment of $100,000 to wholly contribute to projects to benefit the three species of threatened plant damaged on the site. 21 March 2022 City of Penrith
An enforceable undertaking (PDF 1.3MB) was given by the landholder of a property in Coffs Harbour LGA to remedy damage caused by unlawfully clearing 11.32 hectares of native vegetation. The undertaking includes a commitment to manage a portion of land for conservation. 16 December 2021 Clarence Valley
An enforceable undertaking (PDF 669KB) was given by landholders of a property in Wollondilly Shire to remedy damage caused by unlawfully clearing 2.5 hectares of native vegetation. The undertaking includes a payment of $100,000 to the department to benefit the environment and the community. 21 October 2020 Wollondilly Shire
An enforceable undertaking (PDF 1.9MB) was given by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council to remedy damage caused by picking protected native plants. The undertaking includes funds for weed control, replacement planting, compensatory habitat, installation of glide poles and employment of an environmental assessment officer. 6 September 2018 Port Macquarie
Hastings
An enforceable undertaking (PDF 1.6MB) was given by landholders of a property in Oakdale to remedy damage caused by clearing 10 hectares of native vegetation which included the critically endangered ecological community Sydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest. The undertaking includes a payment of $400,000 to the Department to benefit the environment and the community. 18 December 2019
Wollondilly Shire