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The Aboriginal lands clean-up program addresses the issue of illegal dumping and waste, and the impact of this on human health, the environment and Aboriginal culture.
The objectives of the program are to:
The NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change provides funding for the program. See the links below for funding details.
NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change
59-61 Goulburn Street
Sydney NSW 2000
PO Box A290
Sydney South NSW 1232
Ph: (02) 9995 5000
Ph: 131 555 (information and publications)
TTY: (02) 9211 4723
Fax: (02) 9995 5999
This manual will help Aboriginal communities plan, obtain funding and carry out projects that control the illegal dumping of waste and the clean-up of land where illegal dumping has already occurred.
The handbook contains information on:
The handbook contains a form for reporting illegal dumpers, a project checklist and an example of a log sheet to track the progress of a project.
The information in the handbook is summarised in a DVD, which is attached to the handbook.
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