Brigalow and Nandewar IFOA

The Integrated Forestry Operations Approval (IFOA) for the Brigalow–Nandewar Region applies to land in zone 4 (forestry, recreation and mineral extraction) and other Crown-timber lands in the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Area. The IFOA forms part of the community conservation area agreement which was approved on 11 June 2009.

Current version incorporating amendments

The Integrated Forestry Operations Approval for Brigalow-Nandewar Region (PDF 1.8MB) commenced on 23 October 2010 and has effect up to and including 31 December 2025. Note this is a compiled working document which incorporates the amendments and is not an official consolidation.

Original IFOA and amendments

Original Integrated Forestry Operations Approval for Brigalow-Nandewar Region – issued in 2010 as granted (PDF 1.6MB)

The following amendments have been made to the original approval

  • Amendment 1 (PDF 21KB) commenced on 1 March 2013. The amendment introduced pollution incident reporting and management requirements consistent with the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.
  • Amendment 2 (PDF 23KB) commenced on 15 April 2013. The amendment extended the date for transition to green firewood under the green firewood strategy for 3 years from 1 January 2013 to 1 January 2016. The firewood volumes specified in the IFOA were adjusted on a pro-rata basis to fit with the new deadline.
  • Amendment 3 (PDF 29KB) commenced on 1 July 2013. The Statement of Reasons (PDF 13KB) explains the rationale for the amendment.
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