(cash or contractor
NORTHERN RIVERS CMA $10,000 to $30,000 (all Min 10 yr term Min 10 yr term
COMPLETING LANDHOLDER MANAGEMENT works are provided by the
contractor. No funds are
AGREEMENTS (LMA) passing to the
Contractors Guide landholders)
Funding rules must favour longer-term agreements. The
maximum Term applies when there are multiple types of on-
The requirement for LMA development will be a component of, ground works & delivery methods, for example any agreement
and outlined at, the Contract negotiation phase. The following providing infrastructure of any value, provided by either Cash or
information is provided as a guide to assist contractors in Service has a 10 year term.
completing a LMA.
For an updated or altered LMA, agreement term and type must
Objective (Page 1) vary relative to additional inputs. In cases where cumulative
The objectives are specific to the over arching Project NRCMA cash contributions to a Landholder exceed $10,000 an
Services Contract (between Contractor and NRCMA) and Incentive Property Vegetation Plan (iPVP) may have to be
will be developed by the contract developer and the considered. Any proposals to update or alter the agreement
contractor at the contract negotiation phase. should be reviewed by the NRCMA Contract Contact.
Include information on km, ha etc. as appropriate to each
property. Item 5. Use this item when updating an Agreement,
Terms and Conditions (Page 1) Item 6. Use this item if payment is provided direct to
Item 4. Fill in appropriate Agreement term considering the Landholder as payment for, or as reimbursement at
following information completion of on-ground works, otherwise delete.
Investment Amount Management Agreement Name of Landholder/s and Property Details, Duration of
Bush Includes Agreement
Regeneration Infrastructure Fill in the Landholder and property details. Landholder
should have the correct details on rates notice or similar.
Up to $5,000 Min 5 year, max 10 year term
(cash or contractor 10 yr term
The NRCMA Contract Contact will use this info to check
service) ownership (and create property base map if requested).
$5,000 to $10,000 10 year term 10 year term
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A Management Agreement Number will be allocated by the Payment Schedule
NRCMA Contract Contact.
Fill in the NRCMA contact name and phone No. (Contract Place summary of payments from Work Plan into the table
Contact). relating to Activity items such as fencing, bush
Fill in the Project Contractor name and phone No. (your regeneration, off-stream water, replanting etc. An indication
details). of the payment or service provided to the landholder is
required for each component. All services must have a
On-ground Works Standard Outputs value. Add line items as required.
Insert relevant On-Ground output code(s), description(s) from Alternative to above is to have payments set to milestones
Standard Outputs List provided by NRCMA; and insert qualities such as the completion of an Activity by a specified date.
based on negotiated LMA. Cash payments to the Landholder can be provided to fund
Map of Agreement Area activities to be completed within years 1 to 3 of the LMA.
Any payments of this type must be finalised within the term
Insert an existing project map if already available or liaise of the overarching Project Services Contract. Please note
with the Contract Contact for map development options. that these payments will influence the term of the LMA as
Responsibility for map preparation to be determined by described above.
Contractor and NRCMA. It is preferred that Contractors
develop mapping skills. Standard Conditions
Minimum specifications exist for the Project Map. Map The contractor should direct the landholder to review and
must clearly identify the property boundary and agreement obtain third party advice if the landholder is unsure about
area overlaying a rectified aerial photograph or satellite any clauses contained within the agreement
image. This map must have Agreement number, a scale in
metres, North point, legend, details of when & who Special Conditions
prepared map and title identifying Landholder surname. Special Condition 2.1 is to be included where a project
Consult your Contract Contact if you require further contractor is involved in the delivery of the LMA.
guidance or assistance.
Work Plan Direct landholder to sign 2 originals of the agreement at
completion of the negotiation.
Complete the line items as required. Send the 2 signed originals to your Contract Contact.
For bush regeneration proposals there needs to be an Details of this person are contained in Project Services
indication of project staging (Initial and Follow-up), and a Contract.
landholder maintenance component. NRCMA will return a copy of the signed Agreement to
To update or alter an existing LMA, it is possible to add the Landholder by post, and a copy of the Front Page
activities for a new management zone on the property. and Second Page (ie details of landholder, property,
Activity status from previous years should be marked in an NRCMA contacts, agreement term) to the Project
updated Work Plan. Contractor.
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