Reforming native vegetation offset rules in Victoria
This report provides critical analysis of offsets arrangements as they apply to native vegetation clearing in Victoria, with a view to developing an improved policy framework.
The regulation of native vegetation clearing in Victoria includes provision for ‘unavoidable’ clearing to be compensated for by ‘offsetting’ that damage, either in the same area or, in certain instances, elsewhere.
In response to weaknesses and problems in the offsets system, we propose a series of reforms.
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