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Ilparpa swamp rehabilitation plan.



Ilparpa swamp rehabilitation plan.


Henderson, R.


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 18/2003




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Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment

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Alice Springs


Report ; 18/2003

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Participants and Responsibilities The table below summarises many of the key participants and their responsibilities associated with the management of Ilparpa swamp. ()rganisation, "sues Rol~ Rl'Il'\ n nl Legi,lation Lhere Auepe Native Title Lhere Artepe is the prescribed body corporate recognised by Native Title Act Aboriginal the Federal court to represent native title holders in Alice Corporation Springs. Central Land Native Title A statutory authority with responsibility to protect the Aboriginal Land R{~hts Council interests of traditional Aboriginal landowners, under the (Northern Territory) Act. Land Rights Act. CLC is a recognised representative body Native Title Act under the Native Title Act Power and Effluent overflows Utilities provider of water and sewage for Alice Springs. Power and Water Corporation Water from sewage Responsible for the management of sewage ponds and Act Corporation treatment ponds effluent overflows from the adjacent evaporation ponds to Ilparpa Swamp and St Jl.,farv's Creek. Department of Water Management, Acts as the landlord on behalf of the public and has Bushfires Act, Crown lAnds Infrastructure, Land and soil legislated responsibilities with regard to the management of Act and &gulations., Planning and Management, the land, vegetation, weeds, wildlife, fire and water. DIPE Environmental Offences & Environment Wildlife also administer the Waste Discharge Licence and define the Penalties Act, Planning Act e:-~ DIPE Management, Beneficial Uses of the area's water resources. &gulations, J oil Conservation \~!eed Management, & Land Utilisation Act, Fire Management, The swamp is recognised as a site of significance and is lemtory Park & Wildlife Land Use, protected under N7Aboriginal Jacred Jites Act 1989. DIPE Conservation Act e:-~ By-Laws, Waste Discharge, liases with Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority with regard Water Control Act, Weeds Sacred Site to sacred site clearance requirements. lvIanagement Act. Clearances Dep!. Health Public and Health and Community Services, assessment, control and Public Health Act and and Environmental provide technical ad\~ce for the prevention of disease &gulations Community Health associated with environmental factors including water quality Services and and mosquitos. Alice Springs Mosquito Health and Community Services has delegated Public Health Act and Town Council monitoring responsibilities for em~onmental health in the municipal &gulations area to the Alice Springs Town Council, which is therefore responsible for mosquito control. Fire and Fire The protection of life and property "'~thin the Alice Springs rlre & Emer!!,ency Act and Rescue Municipality Rtgulations Services Greening Native vegetation Provide technical advice for weed management and Australia management and rehabilitation of Ilparpa Swamp's vegetation. weed control Ilparpa Valley Environmental The associations aims are to restore, protect and promote Landcare community concerns the natural, cultural and historical values of the liparpa Group Valley by involving the community in the planning, management and appreciation of the vallev Arid Lands Environmental Represent community em~onmental concerns and advocate Environment community concerns for outcomes with consideration to the environment Centre Rural Areas Rural community Represent community rural residents concerns and advocate Association concerns for outcomes for rural residents Blatherskite Adjacent Blatherskite Park occupies land adjoining the swamp and St Trustees landholders Mary's Creek Old Timers Adjacent Old Timers occupies land adjoining the swamp and St Village landholders Mary's Creek Tangentyere Adjacent Aboriginal housing occupies land adjoining the swamp and Council landholders St Mary's Creek Aliee Springs Adjacent Caravan Parks are located in lands nearby the Swamp and St Caravan Parks landholders Mary's Creek Association ''If/orldl1g Together ... J} I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I

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