Key Resources


Reference:
Are my waterways in good condition? (2006)
Agency:
Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Contact :
GPO Box 2182, Canberra, ACT, 2601
02 6263 6000
http://www.daff.gov.au/home
Comment:

Provides a checklist for assessing river, stream or creek health on rural properties, including management of riparian areas, bank erosion, shade and shelter, water quality, wildlife, and weeds and pests.
 

Download:
 
Website:

http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/34616669?
selectedversion=NBD40919677

 


Reference :
Living on the Edge: A Guide for Residents in Foreshore Areas
Agency:
Lake Macquarie Council
Contact :
PO Box 1906, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW, 2310
02 4921 0333
council@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

Lists actions to minimise your environmental impacts on foreshore areas, and permissible activities on foreshore areas.
 

Download:
 

Living on the Edge (PDF 1.9MB)

Website:

http://www.lakemac.com.au/downloads/
LivingOntheEdge.pdf
(PDF 1.9MB)

 

 

  
   
Local Council
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
NSW Office of Water
 
 
 
 


Reference :
Wetland Link
Agency:
Land and Water Australia
Contact :
PO Box 114 Ballina NSW 2478
02) 6681 6169 newsletter@wetlandlink.com.au
Comment:

A information service to assist landholders within NSW to care for their wetlands, by providing information on the science, legislation and administrative resources available.
 

Website:

http://www.wetlandlink.com.au

 


Reference :
Habitat Management - Estuarine Habitats (Saltmarsh)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries - Fishing and Aquaculture
Contact :
Port Stephens Fisheries Centre, Private Bag 1, Nelson Bay, NSW, 2315
1300 550 474
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Comment:

Discusses what is saltmarsh, some saltmarsh plants, and the location, importance and management of saltmarsh in New South Wales.
 

Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fisheries/habitat
/aquatic-habitats/estuarine

 


Reference :
Saving Streambanks: Essential for healthy wetlands
Agency:
WetlandCare Australia
Contact :
PO Box 114, Ballina, NSW, 2478
02 6681 6169
ballina@wetlandcare.com.au
Comment:

Discusses what is streambank erosion, why it is important to prevent streambank erosion, and how to prevent streambank erosion.
 

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Saving Streambanks: Essential for healthy wetlands (PDF 495KB)

Website:

http://www.wetlandcare.com.au/Content/
articlefiles/402-streambank%20erosion%20A4.pdf
(PDF 496KB)

 

 


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