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.
Travelling Stock Reserves
Landholders are invited to apply for Travelling Stock Reserve (TSR) Long Term Grazing Permits. EOIs are now open, with grazing permits to be offered to successful applicants for a three-year period from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018.
Comments are welcome until 3 November 2015 on the first draft statewide planning framework for travelling stock reserves. Download the framework and a fact sheet.
Applications are open until 14 October for eligible not-for-profit legal entities to host a Local Landcare Coordinator. Download the guidelines and application form.
Our Wyong office has a new phone number: 02 43558200. Other details, such as the address, remain the same.
Hunter LLS has opened a new office at Scone TAFE Campus, 2 Flemington Drive, Scone. Our offices at 206 Kelly Street, Scone and 160 Bridge Street, Muswellbrook have now closed and relocated to the new premises. The new office gives landholders greater access to our services and advice, with a team of extension, field and customer service staff, including a district veterinarian, on hand.
Clean up and recovery grants of up to $15,000 are available to eligible farmers and oyster growers recovering from damage caused by severe flooding and storms in the Hunter and Central Coast. Affected primary producers should contact the NSW Rural Assistance Authority on 1800 678 593 to see if they are eligible.
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.
- Government agencies unite to tackle Hunter’s weed issue
07 October 2015
- Expressions of interest for grazing on TSRs
29 September 2015
- New era for travelling stock reserves: draft framework launched
22 September 2015
- Applications open for Local Landcare Coordinator positions
14 September 2015
- Farmers gain tips on maximising beef production per hectare
08 September 2015
- School students swarm to flood-ravaged Dungog
07 September 2015