Tree Protection Policy

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Bathurst Regional Council wants to hear your views about tree protection.


UPDATE: Tuesday 9 April 2024

The consultation was held on Friday 5 April.

The Workshop Objectives were;

  • Familiarisation with Council regulations and responsibilities as they relate to tree protection.
  • Familiarisation with Council responsibilities for operational and community land related to tree protection.
  • Prioritisation of opportunities to improve tree protection.
  • Identification of further community project involvement

37 people attended.

The documents to the right provide a copy of the presentation and speaker's notes. Each workshop's record and revised opportunities were identified.

Attendees who indicated a desire to participate further will be invited to a meeting to discuss a deeper role in policy formation. Should you wish to participate further, please email council@bathurst.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 6333 6211 by 15 May 2024.

Bathurst Regional Council still wants to hear your views about tree protection. To be entered to win a $200 buy local gift card, fill in the survey below.

You can provide your views online through a community survey and access further information through this website using the survey below. Please note that several fact sheets are on the right.

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To be entered to win a $200 buy local gift card, fill in the survey below.

Consultation will be held as follows:

Date: 5 April 2024

Venue: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

RSVP: This is essential. Please email council@bathurst.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 6333 6211 by 4 April 2024.

Alternatively, you can provide your views online through a community survey and access further information through this website using the below survey. Please note to the right a number of fact sheets.

In August 2023, the Council resolved to review the Protection of Trees within the Bathurst Regional Council Local Government Area. Council staff are examining the Council's current policies, controls, and practices. Staff have also reviewed several other Council practices.

This work has identified a range of opportunities for consideration in four areas. The full list is included to the right.

  1. Improvements in Policy implementation
  2. Improvements in Development Assessment
  3. Improve rigors applied to Council actions as a land developer and manager and
  4. Improve high-level, strategic tree-related work to better guide operational resources.

The Community Consultation seeks to identify and establish.

  1. Community views on trees.
  2. Community understanding of the Council’s role in tree preservation.
  3. Key Community views and priorities on opportunities for tree preservation improvements.

These views will be considered in developing a draft policy / strategic response as described by the Council resolution.



Bathurst Regional Council wants to hear your views about tree protection.


UPDATE: Tuesday 9 April 2024

The consultation was held on Friday 5 April.

The Workshop Objectives were;

  • Familiarisation with Council regulations and responsibilities as they relate to tree protection.
  • Familiarisation with Council responsibilities for operational and community land related to tree protection.
  • Prioritisation of opportunities to improve tree protection.
  • Identification of further community project involvement

37 people attended.

The documents to the right provide a copy of the presentation and speaker's notes. Each workshop's record and revised opportunities were identified.

Attendees who indicated a desire to participate further will be invited to a meeting to discuss a deeper role in policy formation. Should you wish to participate further, please email council@bathurst.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 6333 6211 by 15 May 2024.

Bathurst Regional Council still wants to hear your views about tree protection. To be entered to win a $200 buy local gift card, fill in the survey below.

You can provide your views online through a community survey and access further information through this website using the survey below. Please note that several fact sheets are on the right.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

To be entered to win a $200 buy local gift card, fill in the survey below.

Consultation will be held as follows:

Date: 5 April 2024

Venue: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

RSVP: This is essential. Please email council@bathurst.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 6333 6211 by 4 April 2024.

Alternatively, you can provide your views online through a community survey and access further information through this website using the below survey. Please note to the right a number of fact sheets.

In August 2023, the Council resolved to review the Protection of Trees within the Bathurst Regional Council Local Government Area. Council staff are examining the Council's current policies, controls, and practices. Staff have also reviewed several other Council practices.

This work has identified a range of opportunities for consideration in four areas. The full list is included to the right.

  1. Improvements in Policy implementation
  2. Improvements in Development Assessment
  3. Improve rigors applied to Council actions as a land developer and manager and
  4. Improve high-level, strategic tree-related work to better guide operational resources.

The Community Consultation seeks to identify and establish.

  1. Community views on trees.
  2. Community understanding of the Council’s role in tree preservation.
  3. Key Community views and priorities on opportunities for tree preservation improvements.

These views will be considered in developing a draft policy / strategic response as described by the Council resolution.



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