Other Resources


Reference :
Rehabilitation Management Guides for Lake Macquarie and the Central Coast
—Volumes 1 & 2
Agency:
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority (Gosford)
Contact :
Level 1, 40 Mann Street (PO Box 1267), Gosford, NSW, 2250
02 9324 3844
hcr@cma.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Folders           Publishing Date: 2007
Comment:

This document provides further information on topics included in the Guide to Rural Residential Living. It has been developed primarily for Landcare and other community based land management groups to assist with land rehabilitation projects. Only limited versions have been produced however, with these available for viewing at Lake Macquarie, Wyong and Gosford councils, and at offices of the Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority.

 
Website:
http://www.hcr.cma.nsw.gov.au

 


Reference :
What’s behind the label of that FARM CHEMICAL you’re about to use?
Agency:
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Contact :
PO Box E240, Kingston, ACT, 2604
02 6210 4700
communications@apvma.gov.au
Comment:

Provides explanation of the key label parts and how to use farm chemicals safely, including chemical registration, permits, and licensing.

Format:
PDF            Publishing Date: 2000
 
Download:
 

What’s behind the label of that FARM CHEMICAL you’re about to use?
 

Website:

http://www.apvma.gov.au

 


Reference:
Keeping a Project Journal: Guidelines for planning, monitoring and evaluating a land management project.
Agency:
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority
Contact :
Private Bag 2010 Paterson NSW 2421
02 4930 1030
hcr@cma.nsw.gov.au
Format:
PDF / Book Cost: Yes (Book)  Publishing Date:  2005  ISBN: 0975067036
Comment:
A  comprehensive guide designed for landholders and community groups to record information about their project site and includes how to undertake site assessment and planning, vegetation surveys, weed assessment, monitoring points and project evaluation.
 
Website:

http://www.hcr.cma.nsw.gov.au

 


Reference :
Farm Safety Starter Guide / Reading Labels and Material Data Sheets / Guide to the Safe Use of Tractors
Agency:
WorkCover NSW
Contact :
Locked Bag 2906, Lisarow, NSW, 2252
131 050
www.workcover.nsw.gov.au
Format:
PDF / Book       Cost: Yes (Book)    Publishing Date: 2005-06    
Comment:

- A guide to mapping identifying danger and mapping hazards on your property, undertaking a risk assessment, and safe rural practices related to common operations such as chemicals and machinery.
- Guide to recognizing and reading chemical labels, and reading Material Safety Data Sheets.
- All you need to know about tractors and tractor safety, including parts and features, use and maintenance.

 

 


Reference :
Safety of All-terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and other small Utility Vehicles on Australian Farms: A Practical Management Guide
Agency:
Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety—Farmsafe Australia Inc
Contact :
PO Box 256, Moree, NSW, 2400
(02) 6752 8218
info@farmsafe.org.au
Format:
PDF / Book        Publishing Date: 2005         ISBN: 1876491434
Comment:
Details the safe operation of ATVs and small vehicles, including vehicle selection, conditions of operation, attachments and loads, and maintenance.
 
Website:

http://www.farmsafe.org.au

 


Reference:
Hot Tips for Cleaner Wood Heating
Agency:
Federal Department of Environment and Water Resources
Contact :
GPO Box 787, Canberra ACT 2601
www.environment.gov.au
Format:
PDF / Brochure        Publishing Date: 2003   
Comment:
A comprehensive guide on how to use your woodheater to maximise the heat obtained from your wood and reduce woodsmoke pollution.
 
Download:
 
Website:

http://www.environment.gov.au/atmosphere/airquality
/publications/hot-tips/pubs/hot-tips.pdf

 

  
   
Local Rural Supplier
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority
NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change
 
 
 

 


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