Crown land has significant spiritual, social, cultural and economic importance to the Aboriginal people of NSW. There are various legal mechanisms in place to protect places and objects of heritage significance to Aboriginal people.
Making changes to your reserve? Upgrading and replacing infrastructure, buildings and facilities, or changing the use of the land, may be affected by planning and development regulations.
Environmental management includes dealing with pollution and contaminated land; and controlling pests, diseases, weeds and contaminants.
A land management agreement exchanges broader environmental objectives, such as habitat conservation, for direct funding or tradeable credits.
Where a dividing fence separates Crown reserves from neighbouring properties, the CLM is liable to pay half of the reasonable costs associated with the repair or replacement of the fence.
This Crown land manager web resource was printed on 7 Jun 2020. The information contained in this web resource is based on knowledge and understanding at the time of writing Jun 2020. However, because of advances in knowledge, users are reminded of the need to ensure that the information upon which they rely is up to date and to check the currency of the information by referring to the website (www.reservemanager.nsw.gov.au).
© State of New South Wales through Department of Planning, Industry & Environment 2020.
Page link: https://reservemanager.crownland.nsw.gov.au/land-management