Lodging an offset obligation

To help monitor the operation of the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme, the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is asking all decision makers to provide notification of the determination of every development or activity to which the Scheme applies.

Decision makers include local councils, Part 5 authorities and the Native Vegetation Panel.

The notification process is:

This is an interim process. The department is developing the Biodiversity Offset and Agreement Management System and supporting processes to enable direct capture of this information.

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Updates

Subscribe to our monthly BOS Update newsletters list for regular updates on tools, systems, and support for the implementation of the biodiversity offsets scheme. The Accredited Assessors and Local Government newsletters have now been merged with the new Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Updates to provide our delivery partners access to consistent shared information.