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Offset rules


Offset rules govern the types of biodiversity credits and other actions that can be used to meet an offset obligation under the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme. Offset rules are established by the Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017 (NSW).  

View specific information on offset rules:

For guidance on ecosystem credit retirement options for accredited assessors, proponents and consent authorities, download the practice note Offset rules and ecosystem credits [PDF 706KB].  

You can also consider trading options using the Ecosystem Credit Trading Groups tool.