Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan (CPCP)

The Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan (the CPCP) facilitates growth in Western Sydney to 2056 and beyond, and delivers important development and biodiversity outcomes.

The CPCP is one of the largest strategic conservation plans to be undertaken in Australia and will protect large areas of significant habitat for threatened plants and animals, including koala population, while supporting the delivery of housing, jobs and infrastructure.

The CPCP will facilitate delivery of up to 73,000 homes planned for the Western Parkland City by providing the necessary NSW and Federal biodiversity approvals across around 11,000 hectares of land including the Western Sydney Aerotropolis to enable development of new housing and infrastructure.

There are 9 datasets associated with the CPCP, these are available as a part of the download package.

The datasets are:

1) CPCP Native Vegetation



4) CPCP Protected Koala Habitat

5) CPCP Georges River Koala Reserve

6) CPCP Nominated Areas

7) CPCP Land Categories

8) CPCP Strategic Conservation Area

9) CPCP Area

For a full metadata descriptions of each dataset please download the metadata table

Data and Resources

  • Data quality statement for Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan (CPCP)

  • Dataset Metadata Details

  • Data (Esri Geodatabase & Shapefile)

Metadata Summary What is metadata?

Field Value
Language English
Edition 1
Purpose Implementation of the Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan
Frequency of change As needed
Metadata Date 2022-01-01
Date of Asset Creation 2022-08-08
Date of Asset Publication 2022-08-18
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Equivalent Scale 25000
Vector representation
Record 1
Object type
Object count
Geospatial Topic
  • Boundaries
  • Environment
NSW Place Name Cumberland Plain

Dataset extent

Temporal Coverage From 2016-12-20
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution NSW Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and NSW Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure 2022"