Flying Foxes

Council resolved at the March 2021 Ordinary meeting to place the DRAFT Dungog Shire-wide Flying-Fox Management Plan on Public Exhibition for a period of 28 days. The DRAFT Plan was prepared having regard to the NSW Flying-fox Camp Management Policy 2015.

The Management Plan will provide a framework to help reduce the effects of Flying-Foxes on Dungog Shire residents, while conserving the animals and the ecosystem services they provide.

The Dungog Shire Wide Flying-Fox Management Plan was prepared by and endorsed by an advisory committee consisting of representatives from Council, State Government, the local community and flying-fox specialists, including ecologists and wildlife carers. The Committee will continue to meet to consider the actions contained in the management plan.

Have Your Say

Interested parties are invited to comment and make submissions on the DRAFT plan up until Friday 30th April 2021.

Submissions must be made in writing addressed to:
Dungog Shire Council
PO Box 95
Dungog 2420
Or to
Enquiries may be made to Council's Manager Environmental Services, Paul Minett ph 02 49957740.

For more information on the management of Flying-Foxes in NSW, visit the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment website.


DRAFT Dungog Shire Wide Flying Fox Management Plan