New South Wales Southern Regional Forest Agreement

​The Southern Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) is one of three RFAs in New South Wales. The Australian and New South Wales governments signed the Southern RFA on 24 April 2001, establishing the framework for the sustainable management of the forests in the Southern RFA region.

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Southern RFA PDF 112658 KB

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The Southern Land Tenure and Zoning Map (January 2001) PDF [169 KB, 1 page] identifies the extent of the comprehensive adequate and representative reserve system in the Southern RFA region.

New South Wales RFAs five-yearly reviews

It is a requirement of the Southern RFA that its performance is reviewed every five years. The details of the Southern RFA review process is outlined in the agreement.

The New South Wales Government has reported on its three RFAs collectively:

Historical Publications

Many historical publications informed the development of the Southern RFA and continue to underpin the management of forests covered by the agreement.

There are also historical statewide publications that informed the development of the three RFAs in NSW.

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Comprehensive Regional Assessment:

Cultural and Heritage Reports:

Directions or Options Reports

Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management Report:

Environment Reports:

Factsheets:

Resource Reports:

Social and Economic Reports:

Annual Reports:

Annual reports were required for the first five years of each RFA.

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Progress on the implementation of the Regional Forest Agreement for the Southern Region (1 July 2005 – 30 June 2006)  
Progress on the implementation of the Regional Forest Agreement for the Southern Region (1 July 2004 – 30 June 2005)  
Progress on the implementation of the Regional Forest Agreement for the Southern Region (1 July 2003 – 30 June 2004) PDF 12100 KB
Progress on the implementation of the Regional Forest Agreement for the Southern Region (1 July 2002 – 30 June 2003) PDF 1380 KB
Progress on the implementation of the Regional Forest Agreement for the Southern Region (24 April 2001 – 30 June 2002) PDF 10168 KB

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