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This website contains information, data, documents, pages and images (“the material”) prepared by the NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (the Department).

The New South Wales Government, operating through the Department, supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of publicly funded information and endorses the use of the Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework (AusGOAL).

Subject to the exceptions listed below, the material available on this website is owned by the Department and is protected by Crown Copyright. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The legal code for the licence is available at Creative Commons.

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The material is provided on the basis that you are responsible for assessing the relevance of its content.

The Department will not accept liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense that you may incur as a result of the use of or reliance upon the material on this site or any linked sites.

Please also note the material may change without notice and you should use the current material from this site and not rely on material previously printed or stored by you.


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Director Community & Stakeholder Engagement
The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Locked Bag 5022, Parramatta NSW 2124
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Page last updated: 15/07/2022