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Property Management Planning and Land Resource Management

The Tasmanian Property Management Systems Framework is a set of standards to guide a co-ordinated and consistent approach to Property Management Planning in Tasmania. The TPMS Framework provides tools for landholders to effectively and efficiently deal with pressures in their business processes.

Modules and tools that form part of the Framework are available at the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association website.

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Australian Natural Resources Atlas

Provides access to information on natural resource issues facing agriculture, coasts, dryland salinity, irrigation, land, natural resource economics, rangelands, soils, vegetation, biodiversity, water.

Caring for our Country (Aust Gov)

'Caring for our Country' is the Australian Government's natural resource management program that integrates the delivery of the existing programs - the Natural Heritage Trust, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality, the National Landcare Program, the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Working on Country Indigenous Land and Environmental Program.

Dairying for Tomorrow

A national strategy for the dairy industry to work with community partners, to sustain its natural resources.

Gross margin tools

The gross margin budget templates allow comparisons to be made between enterprises. Gross margin is the financial difference between returns received from sales of produce and the variable costs associated with producing that produce. The business overheads can be taken into account using the Designing a Successful Business template.

Invasive Species in Tasmania

The Invasive Species Branch (ISB) has lead responsibility for terrestrial vertebrate invasive animals and all declared weeds in Tasmania. A number of new and emerging threats, as well as established invasive species, will be targeted by the ISB.

Land Capability (DPIPWE)

The Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) uses the Land Capability Classification System to assess, classify and map land according to its ability to support a range of crops, taking into account factors such as soil type, erosion risk and climate.

Land Management and Soils in Tasmania

Information on land and soil assessment and management in Tasmania.

Land Resource Assessment (DPIPWE)

Information on the various soil and land resource information surveys undertaken in Tasmania. This information enables informed land use planning decision making and sustainable management of these resources.

Private Land Conservation Program in Tasmania

Programs providing assistance for conservation on private land.

Rural Solutions (SA)

South Australian Government business with a team of over 200 full-time specialist consultants who deliver tailored services and products for customers in the primary industries and manufacturing sectors.

Small Farm Living Resource Centre

Small Farm Living Resource Centre prepared and maintained by NRM North.

Soil compaction guidelines (NSW DPI)

Guidelines for managing soil compaction, from NSW DPI.

Soil Erosion in Tasmania

Information on the extent, types, and control of soil erosion in Tasmania.

Soil erosion (NSW)

Provides information on different types of erosion and how to monitor erosion and manage erosion.

Soil Management in Tasmania

Comprehensive information on soil management including soil erosion, salinity, stubble management and various publications for producers.