Have your say on Crown Land Management Community Engagement Strategy

20 November, 2017

Have your say on Crown Land Management Community Engagement Strategy

20 November 2017 

Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) are encouraged to take part in the NSW Government's draft Community Engagement Strategy on Crown Land Management.

Given the key interest that Aboriginal peoples and communities have in Crown land, Aboriginal involvement in how it is managed is vital.

Public comments on the Strategy are due on 26 November, 2017.

The Draft Community Engagement Strategy for Crown Land management identifies the Government's proposed community engagement approach in support of the new Crown Land Management Act 2016.

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has reviewed the reviewing the draft strategy. Attached is a table of NSWALCs key concerns. If you have questions regarding the points made in the attached table, please contact the Policy and Strategy Unit on (02) 9689 4444 or policy@alc.org.au

Key documents

The Draft Community Engagement Strategy is on public exhibition for community feedback until 26 November 2017.

For background information on the draft strategy, please refer to the following:

Fact Sheets:


Other resources:

How to submit feedback

Click here for a fact sheet on how to make a submission about the Draft Community Engagement Strategy.

Feedback can be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • Email:  ces.submissions@crownland.nsw.gov.au
  • Online:  Submission form (at the end of this link)
  • Mail: Draft Community Engagement Strategy submissions, PO Box 2185, Dangar NSW 2309
  • In person: Hand in a submission form at one of the community drop-in sessions.


We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the lands where we work as well as across the lands we travel through. We also acknowledge our Elders past, present and emerging.

Artwork Credit: Craig Cromelin, from a painting he did titled, "4 favourite fishing holes". It is a snippet of his growing years on the Lachlan River, featuring yabby, turtle, fish and family.