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Hunter Local Land Services Part of your community
Advisory services

Reliable professional advice supporting agricultural production and management of natural resources

Emergency response

Timely coordinated action on pests and diseases and natural disasters like flood, fire and drought

Natural resource management

 Sustainable use of our land and water


Working together to protect primary industries, the economy, the environment and our community


Our region has diverse landscapes including rainforests and wetlands. Agricultural activities include dryland and irrigated cropping, fodder, vineyards, beef and dairy cattle, sheep, alpacas and goats, horse breeding, poultry and aquaculture.

Map of Hunter LLS Region


  • Board member recruitment

    We are looking for 45 enthusiastic and progressive people willing to make a difference to land management in NSW with an aim to help us improve primary production within healthy landscapes. Read more if you are interested in applying to join one of our 11 local boards.

  • Publications

    The Hunter Local Annual Report provides a summary of the main achievements of Hunter Local Land Services for 2015.

  • Travelling Stock Reserves

    Farmers can apply for Long Term Grazing Permits on a range of unallocated Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs) in the region.
    A small number of TSR’s are still available in the Hunter and are now being offered to interested applicants for the period to 31 December 2018.

  • Rebate

    Hunter Local Land Services is offering a 50% rebate to eligible mooring holders in Lake Macquarie to upgrade their conventional block and chain mooring to an Environmentally Friendly Mooring.

  • Pest control

    Wild rabbits are Australia's most widespread and destructive environmental and agricultural vertebrate pest. If you're having problems with wild rabbits, contact us on 1300 795 299 for advice and assistance on how to manage these and other invasive species. Further information: Guide to controlling wild rabbits

  • Social media

    Be sure to check out our page and 'like' it so you can keep up to date with news, resources and events across the Hunter.