The rangelands are public land which cover approximately 40% of South Australia. There is a strong public interest factor in their management. The rangelands must be managed for the benefit of the current generation and future ones particularly in light of the ever increasing impacts of climate change. There must be a range of checks and balances put in place clearly in the legislation to ensure appropriate and sustainable care of these precious and fragile areas. Unfortunately, the combined effect of a number of provisions in the Bill has the effect of eroding current checks and balances which could lead to inappropriate intensification of land use and widescale degradation of the landscape.