The SOE Report must:
Address the eight environmental sectors of land, air, water, biodiversity, waste, noise, Aboriginal heritage and non-Aboriginal heritage
Provide for each environmental sector, a statement outlining the condition of the sector at the date of the Report and makes the relevant comparison with the equivalent statement in the last SoE Report
Report on all major environmental impacts and related activities, including management plans relating to the environment; special council projects relating to the environment; and the environmental impact of council activities.
Comprehensive SOE Reports
Councils must prepare a comprehensive SOE every four years, or for each financial year following the election of council.
Lachlan Shire Council SoE Reports can be downloaded below:
2013/2014 State of Environment Report
2012/2013 State of Environment Report
2011/2012 State of Environment Report
2010/2011 State of Environment Report
2009/2010 State of Environment Report
2008/2009 State of Environment Report