You are not logged in.

  • Register to access all forum features  

#1

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 28
Member
15 April 2019 11:12 am

Hi Guys,

Are there any maps online that depict what is private property and what is crown land etc?

I have State Forests and National Parks etc worked out. So I know where I can an can't go in those regards, just unsure of private property.

Thanks in advance smile

#2

nucopia
Member
From: lake mac , NSW
Joined: 07 July 2015
Posts: 2,412
Member
15 April 2019 11:46 am

What state are you after information on Jazz ?
In NSW you can use this web site https://six.nsw.gov.au
You can also search the forum for information.
Here https://www.prospectingaustralia.com.au … .php?id=49


every day is an adventure
NAPFA Member

1 user likes this post: Jazz

#3

MegsyB007
Member
Joined: 10 September 2018
Posts: 720
Member
15 April 2019 01:25 pm

In Victoria, you can find it in GeoVic.

1555294962_crown_land.jpg

There's a good tutorial on YouTube on how to use GeoVic.

Cheers,
Megsy


The Australian bush - love it - take care of it.

3 users like this post: mudgee hunter, Jazz, Jaros

#4

mudgee hunter
Member
Joined: 02 January 2017
Posts: 1,320
Member
15 April 2019 05:18 pm

Don't forget, not all crown land is accessible.
A lot of crown land is leased out to people for up to 99 years. And then becomes treated as private land.
Commons are usually a good search.

2 users like this post: Jazz, AngerManagement

#5

Northeast
Member
Joined: 27 August 2016
Posts: 1,052
Member
15 April 2019 06:06 pm

Map share is pretty useful in Vic too thumbsup

1 user likes this post: Jazz

#6

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 28
Member
15 April 2019 08:52 pm

Thanks for the info, guys! I should have mentioned NSW.

SixMaps looks like a very solid start.

What are the rules for large rivers that have private land (different owners) on each side? Are you allowed in that river?

(Edit)
Auto correct is killing me tonight tongue

Last edited by Jazz (15 April 2019 08:53 pm)

#7

ctxkid
Member
From: Up Ship Creek
Joined: 12 April 2018
Posts: 1,803
Member
16 April 2019 10:03 am

Jazz wrote:

Thanks for the info, guys! I should have mentioned NSW.

SixMaps looks like a very solid start.

What are the rules for large rivers that have private land (different owners) on each side? Are you allowed in that river?

(Edit)
Auto correct is killing me tonight tongue

if it was on your property what would you say ?


...................................................Such is life........................................................
Oldest Copper coin 1799 left seated half penny, Oldest Silver 1834 Shilling

#8

mudgee hunter
Member
Joined: 02 January 2017
Posts: 1,320
Member
16 April 2019 06:37 pm

https://www.prospectingaustralia.com.au … p?id=28980
https://www.prospectingaustralia.com.au … p?id=21305
If in doubt, ask about

Last edited by mudgee hunter (16 April 2019 06:44 pm)

2 users like this post: madtuna, Jazz

#9

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 28
Member
16 April 2019 09:06 pm

ctxkid wrote:

if it was on your property what would you say ?

It's not, as given in my example.

I wasn't talking about a river that is running through someones land.

1 user likes this post: mudgee hunter

#10

mudgee hunter
Member
Joined: 02 January 2017
Posts: 1,320
Member
16 April 2019 09:51 pm

Heaps of variables in NSW, on rivers, boundries, etc. And can change within a km. Im sure most rivers in nsw can be traveled via a boat etc. So long as you access the river via public land or with permission on private property. This law was updated some time ago for fishing purposes.
Some property owhers can own both sides of the river, yet not the river boundry.
If you find an interesting part of the river you want to explore for a pan, best to just put the effort into asking the owner of the area to ghe river in some circumstances.

2 users like this post: Jazz, 7.62marksman

#11

madtuna
Member
From: , WA
Joined: 12 December 2012
Posts: 1,721
Member
16 April 2019 09:53 pm

Perfectly fine question Jazz and MH’s links will serve you well.
Don’t worry about ctx’s reply he thinks people shouldn’t ask questions on forums


If guns kill people, cutlery causes obesity. Sporks should be Cat D and have no place in suburbia
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL9zIt … KCVngVrjg?

6 users like this post: Jazz, Rockhunter62, mudgee hunter, 7.62marksman, cairnspom, Retirement Stone

#12

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 28
Member
16 April 2019 10:03 pm

Thanks guys. I'll always err on the side of caution if in doubt, and ask about. At this stage I have been playing in state forest fossicking areas (with a permit of course), so I'm not constantly looking over my shoulder. Hehe smile

Planning on heading out tomorrow to have a geezer in a spot I found during the week, in state forest. Looking forward to a big day out.

Thanks again.

(Oh, and I figured that CTX didn't read the question, as the response was a bit random. tongue)

1 user likes this post: mudgee hunter

#13

Mr Tee
Newbie
Joined: 03 April 2018
Posts: 9
Newbie
19 April 2019 03:51 pm

This is a great forum, I have really enjoyed it, both the questions and answers. It has opened a whole quest of thoughts about the options for my own adventure. My plans were for a two or three month trek, north from the Qld/NSW border, to northern Qld. But now lower NSW and bordering Vic are looking very tempting at the moment. Plus there is the thought of hi-banking in Vic, something I'd really love to try. Thanks to everyone who has provided the great information here, it's worth gold smile

2 users like this post: RM Outback, mudgee hunter

#14

Blocker
Member
Joined: 28 May 2015
Posts: 20
Member
19 April 2019 05:56 pm

I never enter a river through a fence. I had trouble with a bloke at Nundle NSW some time ago that took exception to all fossickers. He complained, a local ranger turned up. He pointed out that there were private property fences on one side of the river, but I explained that, I hadn't entered the river through any fences and that the farmer cannot own the river and in fact the fences some distance from the river. He then went on the mention turbidity, but after I said that he might like to take that up with the guy who complained, as his cattle which he was moving along the river might be causing a fair bit let alone urine and faeces being dumped in Tamworth's drinking water, he checked my pensioner card and left.

3 users like this post: 7.62marksman, mudgee hunter, Jazz

Contact Us - Privacy Policy - Terms Of Service

View Desktop Site

Top