Role of Government

Department of Land and Water Conservation (DLWC)

Statutory responsibilities:

The NSW Department of Land and Water Conservation, (DLWC) has the role of implementing the coordination of the Government's Wetlands Management Policy. This Policy aims to:

  • Halt, and where possible reverse, loss of wetland vegetation, declining water quality, declining natural productivity,. declining natural flood mitigation and loss of biological diversity, and
  • Encourage projects and activities that will restore the quality of the State's Wetlands.

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