Support for implementing biodiversity reforms

Local government is a key partner in implementing biodiversity reforms.

Guidance

The Department has prepared a range of guidance materials to support councils to implement the biodiversity reforms.

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Support webinars is a series of webinars to support accredited assessors and local government to implement the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme.

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Local Government Update No. 4 (PDF 72KB)

  • BOS fees 2020-21
  • BOS Support Webinars
  • Display of Equivalent BAM credits on BOS public register (supply)
  • What is the 14 day BAR submittal period?

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Local Government Update No. 3 (PDF 1419KB)

  • Streamlining NSW and Australian Government Biodiversity Assessments
  • Application of new or revised survey guidelines
  • BOS support videos for LG
  • Biodiversity Values Map Update v10
  • Upcoming BOS support webinar
  • System information and updates
  • Application forms to transfer and retire BOS credits
  • Correction to BOS Support for LG webinar – contacts for advice

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Local Government Update No. 2 (PDF 139KB)

  • Mailing list subscriptions and ‘Local government resources’ webpage
  • Test of significance in the context of rebuilding from bushfire
  • Biodiversity Values Map update on 27 May 2020
  • Regent honeyeater important areas – update
  • Threatened plants survey guide – revised
  • BOS Support webinars

Biodiversity Offsets Scheme Local Government Update No. 1 (PDF 119KB)

Introduction to the Biodiversity Offset Scheme

BioNet tool demonstration