Rock Sprengelia Rock Sprengelia (Sprengelia monticola)
Acronyms and Abbreviations

Here's a list of acronyms and abbreviations that you may find on our website.

AGM Annual General Meeting - the Society's AGM is held in March each year.
BMCC Blue Mountains City Council
BMCS Blue Mountains Conservation Society Incorporated
ConSoc Blue Mountains Conservation Society Incorporated
Colong Wilderness Australia (formerly Colong Foundation for Wilderness)
DCP Development Control Plan
DLEP Draft Local Environment Plan
DCCEEW (or DoE) Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water  (Australian Government) DCCEEW from 1 July 2022 (formerly the Department of the Environment)
EDO Environmental Defenders Office New South Wales
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
ELO Environment Liaison Office The ELO is hosted by the Nature Conservation Council of NSW. BMCS is a member.
GBMWHA Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area
GMO Genetically Modified Organism
GoS Gardens of Stone
GoS2 Gardens of Stone Stage 2 Proposal
IPC Independent Planning Commission of NSW - formerly the Planning Assessment Commission
LEG Lithgow Environment Group
LEP Local Environment Plan
LGA Local Government Area - i.e. a council area
NCC Nature Conservation Council
NoBCA No Badgerys Creek Airport
NPA National Parks Association of NSW
NPWHO National Parks and World Heritage Officer - a position on the Society's Management Committee
NPWS NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Obj3 Objective 3 Sub-Committee - Western Escarpment Protection
OEH NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
PAC Independent Planning Commission of NSW - formerly the Planning Assessment Commission
PoM Plan of Management
RAWSA Residents Against Western Sydney Airport
REF Review of Environmental Factors
RMS NSW Roads and Maritime Services
TEC Total Environment Centre
SCA State Conservation Area
(the) Society Blue Mountains Conservation Society Incorporated
SV Springvale Colliery
Western Sydney Airport

Contact us   © 2023  Blue Mountains Conservation Society Inc.
2023 NSW State Election material is authorised by Madi Maclean,
Blue Mountains Conservation Society Inc, 92 Fletcher St., Wentworth Falls NSW 2782
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land
– the Darug and Gundungurra people –
and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.