The Central Highlands Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) is one of five RFAs in Victoria. The Australian and Victorian governments signed the Central Highlands RFA on 27 March 1998, establishing the framework for the sustainable management of the forests in the Central Highlands RFA region.
Central Highlands Land Tenure and Zoning Map (March 1998)
PDF [5.8 MB] identifies the extent of the comprehensive adequate and representative reserve system in the Central Highlands RFA region.
Victorian RFAs five-yearly reviews
It is a requirement of the Victorian Central Highlands RFA that its performance is reviewed every five years. The details of the Victorian Central Highlands RFA review process is outlined in the agreement.
The Victorian Government has reported on its five RFAs collectively:
Many historical publications informed the development of the Central Highlands RFA and continue to underpin the management of forests covered by the agreement.
Comprehensive Regional Assessment:
Directions or Options Report:
Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management Report:
Annual Reports were required for the first five years of each RFA. Victoria reported on their RFAs collectively in these reports: