Introduction and Summary
The Terms of Reference
Natural Vegetation Management
The Role of Fires in Vegetation Management
Vegetation Management by Aboriginal Settlers
The Effect of Property Boundaries on Land Management
Vegetation Management by the White Settlers
Changes in Natural Vegetation since White Settlement
Indigenous Plants Only?
Turning Native Plants from an Asset into a Liability
Trees, Grasses and Food
A Looming Shortage of Food?
The Origins of Government Vegetation Controls
Freehold vs Leasehold Land Management
Trees, Grasses, Ruminants, Carbon Dioxide and the Carbon Cycle
The Invasion of Grasslands by Carbon Credit Forests
IPCC Promotes a Lie regarding Emissions from Tree Harvesting
The Myth regarding Carbon Sequestered by a Mature Forest
The Effect on Property Values of Tree Clearing Bans
Other Losses in Property Value caused by Anticipation of the CPRS
What is the Appropriate Compensation?
Which Landowners are Eligible to Receive Compensation?
The Perverse Consequences of Drought Relief Policies
Conclusions & Recommendations