Soil and Land Conservation Act 1945

The Soil and Land Conservation Act 1945 is administered for the Minister for Agriculture and Food by the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation (Commissioner).

The Commissioner, operating from within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, carries out the Act’s administrative services for land drainage, clearing, land degradation assessment, compliance, covenanting and Land Conservation District Committees.

The functions of the Commissioner also include the mitigation and prevention of land degradation, promotion of soil conservation and educating landholders and the general public about sound land management.

A full copy of the Soil and Land Conservation Act is available from the Western Australian Legislation website



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