Native Vegetation Council roles

Native Vegetation Council (NVC)

As the state’s peak environment body The Conservation Council of SA provides nominations to key Board, Committee and Advisory groups within the State Government's Charter.

The following positions have become available for nominees to act in a voluntary capacity:

  1. Native Vegetation Council (NVC) - Representative Position
  2. Native Vegetation Council (NVC) - Nominee Position


The Native Vegetation Council (NVC) is an independent body established by the Native Vegetation Act 1991. The NVC monitors the overall condition of the state’s vegetation and makes decisions on a wide range of matters concerning native vegetation in South Australia.

Its responsibilities include:

  • encouraging the re-establishment of native vegetation on over-cleared land
  • managing the Heritage Agreement Scheme, which encourages the protection of native bushland
  • funding and encouraging on-ground works that produce a significant environmental benefit.
  • funding and encouraging native vegetation management research
  • monitoring changes to the state’s native vegetation landscape through the Change Detection Program.
  • assessing applications and establishing conditions for the clearance of native vegetation.
  • producing an annual report
  • adhering to Service Standards which aim to provide clarity around NVC's decision making processes.

If you have specific expertise, knowledge, experience and key competencies relevant to the position we encourage you to register your interest.

To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter (no more than 2 page) to [email protected] quoting the specific appointment by COB 20 December 2020.

For further information please contact the Conservation Council on 08 8223 5155 or email [email protected] quoting the specific appointment.

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Contact Conservation SA on (08) 8223 5155, [email protected], or at our offices at the Joinery at 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide.

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