Conservation Reserve

Conservation Reserve is an area of land (typically Crown Land) set aside for the protection and conservation of biodiversity
and/or natural or cultural heritage values.

Victorian Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978

Section 4(1)(m) of the ​Victorian Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978​​ notes that a crown land can be reserved for the purpose of "the conservation of areas of natural interest or beauty or of scientific historic or archaeological interest".

Section 16 of the Act notes that the "Governor in Council may by Order direct that reserved land vest in municipality".

And Section 14(7) of the Victorian Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978 notes that; "Notwithstanding the provisions of section 99 of the Local Government Act 1989 where a municipal council is appointed as a committee of management of any land under this section any member of the staff of a municipal council concerned may be employed as an officer servant or workman for the purposes of managing improving and maintaining the said land for the purposes for which it is reserved."

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