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Bass Coast,
01
July
2016
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Following concerns in the community about encroachment of private landholders onto public land, Bass Coast Shire Council has been successfully reclaiming land over the past five years.

Encroachment usually occurs when private landholders intrude into a neighbouring public reserve, such as Crown Land foreshores and Council owned bushland reserves. Council has the power under the Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978 and its Local Laws to take action and apply fines

Bass Coast Mayor, Cr Jordan Crugnale, said the moving into public land has a series of negative impacts such as loss of public land, environmental damage, spread of weeds, and potential issues around public safety, and was actually illegal.

“We are currently working with landholders to resolve over 20 identified encroachment issues prioritising works in the higher public an...

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