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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 16:14)
30H Regional parks
(1) The purpose of reserving land as a regional park is to identify, protect and conserve areas in a natural or modified landscape that are suitable for public recreation and enjoyment so as to enable those areas to be managed in accordance with subsection (2).(2) A regional park is to be managed in accordance with the following principles:(a) the provision of opportunities, in an outdoor setting, for recreation and enjoyment in natural or modified landscapes,(b) the identification, interpretation, management and conservation of the park so as to maintain and enhance significant landscape values,(c) the conservation of natural and cultural values,(d) the promotion of public appreciation and understanding of the regional park’s natural and cultural values,(e) provision for sustainable visitor or tourist use and enjoyment that is compatible with the conservation of the regional park’s natural and cultural values,(f) provision for the sustainable use (including adaptive reuse) of any buildings or structures or modified natural areas having regard to the conservation of the regional park’s natural and cultural values,(g) provision for the carrying out of development in any part of a special area (within the meaning of the Hunter Water Act 1991) in the regional park that is permitted under section 185A having regard to the conservation of the regional park’s natural and cultural values.