The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory seeks comment from individuals in relation to the various proposals that are currently up for review.

Those people who have an interest in, or live near a proposed development can have valuable knowledge that provides a vital contribution to both the understanding management of a region or locality.

The following is a list of proposals open for comment and also those that are closed.

Open for Comment

Consultation
Start Date
End Date

Draft Joint Management Plans
The Northern Territory Government in partnership with Aboriginal Traditional Owners and other key stakeholders have prepared draft Joint Management Plans for Iytwelepenty / Davenport Ranges National Park, Napwerte / Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve and Yeperenye / Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

These plans set out the direction for future management and outline how the interests of the community, Aboriginal Traditional Owners and conservation will be served.
8 April 201515 May 2015

Closed for Comment

Consultation
End Date
Mary River National Park Draft Joint Management Plan
The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory has prepared a Draft Joint Management Plan for Mary River National Park and invites the community to have their say.
10 October 2014

Limmen National Park – developing a Plan of Management

The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory is developing a Plan of Management for Limmen National Park and invites the community to have their say on the planning process. A Have Your Say brochure is available outlining the Park values as well as some ideas for future management of the Park. Further opportunities to comment will be provided when the draft Plan of Management is released for public comment in late 2013.


Wildlife Carer Guidelines

The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory  is developing a series of Wildlife Carer Guidelines. We are inviting the  community to have their say on the documents. The Wildlife Carer Guidelines will provide  consistent standards across the Territory for the care and rehabilitation of  our injured and orphaned native wildlife. Through community consultation, we will implement best-practice  guidelines that will ensure our native animals are cared for using best  practice activities.       

The  Parks and Wildlife Commission would like to invite members of  the community to attend a Community Meetings to be held at various regional  centres throughout the Northern Territory:

  • Darwin
    • Tuesday 26 November from 5.30 to 7.30pm - Charles Darwin University, Palmerston Campus, Room: PA 2.33
    • Wednesday 27 November from 5.30 to 7.30pm - Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus, Room: Red 6.1.05
  • Katherine – Parks and Wildlife Office,  Giles Street, Katherine
    • Monday  9 December from 5.30 to 7.30pm
  • Tennant Creek – Parks  and Wildlife Office, Leichardt Street, Tennant Creek
    • Tuesday 10 December from 5.30  to 7.30pm
  • Alice Springs – Charles Darwin University Lecture Theatre, Grevillea Drive, Alice Springs
  • Wednesday  11 December from 5.30 to 7.30pm

All comments and feedback are welcome via email at wildlife.management@nt.gov.au or by attending one of the meetings  listed above.

January 2014
Howard Springs Nature Park - draft Plan of ManagmentThe Howard Springs Nature Park Draft Plan of Management is open for public comment. The new Draft Plan proposes that the Park be managed and developed as a tourism and family destination providing the local community and visitors with an opportunity to relax, picnic and enjoy natural wildlife and scenery close to Darwin and Palmerston. 7 September 2013

Australian Government Consultation:
Proposed amendment to the Management Program for the Saltwater Crocodile in the Northern Territory of Australia 2009-2014.

The Northern Territory Government has requested that the Australian Government approve an amendment to the Management Program for the Saltwater Crocodile in the Northern Territory of Australia 2009-2014 to permit the safari hunting of saltwater crocodiles in the Northern Territory.  

The revised Management Program is now available for community consultation on the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Populations and Communities website: http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/wildlife-trade/invitecomment/index.html

31 July

Winnellie Camp and Casuarina Coastal ReserveThe Heritage Advisory Council invites public comment on the proposal to the Minister for Natural Resources, Environment and Heritage to include three sites in the Northern Territory Heritage Register.

6 July 2012
Managing Dogs in George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens
The Territory Government invites the community to have their say on managing dogs at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens and the five proposed options.
16 March 2012

Casuarina Coastal Reserve Community Survey
Casuarina Coastal Reserve Advisory Committee is seeking community input to assist in the development of a new Plan of Management to help guide the future of the Reserve.

Have your say about the Reserve by completing the Community Survey.

17 February 2012

Litchfield National Park Draft Plan of Management

The Territory Government invites the community to have their say on the Litchfield Park Draft Plan of Management. Consultation closes 17 June 2011.

17 June 2011

Alice Springs Telegraph Station Draft Joint Management Plan
The Territory Government, in partnership with Traditional Owners, has commenced planning for the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

The joint management partners of the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historic Reserve invite interested and knowledgeable persons to contribute to the draft joint management plan.  

31 December 2010