Pastoral Act Review

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The current Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 (Pastoral Act) covers about 40 per cent of South Australia’s land. As well as supporting red meat and wool production, this area is critical for nature conservation, and NCSSA calls for any new or revised Act to recognize this. Specifically, pastoral lease holders should be able to manage all or part of their leases for nature conservation, including deriving income from emerging environmental markets such as carbon offsetting.

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