Policies and Strategies

In addition to Wet Tropics legislation, the Authority is guided by a variety of policies which have been developed to help manage the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. These policies include detailed and comprehensive strategies and some shorter policy statements.

You can read more about the detailed strategies on other pages here in the policy section:

The Authority’s business directions to 2018 are outlined in the:

This section also links to the Authority's:

You can view and download the official Wet Tropics policies listed in the table below:

 

Policy number Policy downloads
Policy 1

Private Interests in Land Within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area [38KB]

Policy 2

Roads in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area [23KB]

Policy 3

Marketing and Merchandising [66KB]

Policy 4

Wet Tropics Land Acquisition [68KB]

Policy 5

Crown Lease and Crown License Land Dealings [60KB]

Policy 6

Native Title [115KB]

Policy 7

Compliance and Enforcement [47KB]

Policy 8

Removal and Sale of Timber from Wet Tropics World Heritage Area [72KB]

Policy 9

Fish Stocking in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area (not yet approved)

Policy 10

Grazing in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area [79KB]

Policy 11

Protection Through Partnerships [558KB]

Policy 12

Wet Tropics Nature Based Tourism Strategy [652KB]

Wet Tropics Nature Based Tourism Strategy map [3.6MB]

Policy 13

Wet Tropics Walking Strategy [534KB]

Wet Tropics Walking Strategy Appendices [159KB]

Wet Tropics Walking Strategy Summary [310KB]

Wet Tropics Walking Strategy map [1.2MB]

Policy 14

Involvement of Rainforest Aboriginal People in WTMA Policy, Planning, Permitting and Management [778KB]

Policy 15

Wet Tropics Conservation Strategy [3.13MB]

Wet Tropics Conservation Strategy Summary [1.69MB]

Policy 16

Use of Compound Sodium Fluoroacetate (1080) in the Wet Tropics WHA [65KB]

Attachment A - Code of Practice for Use of 1080 for Pig Control in the Wet Tropics WHA [167KB]

Policy 17

Commercial Use of Forest Products in the World Heritage Area [51KB]

 

 

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