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.
The Hunter Local Annual Report provides a summary of the main achievements of Hunter Local Land Services for 2015.
Applications for the 2016 Hunter Regional Landcare Scholarship are now open.
The scholarship is awarded to post-graduate students who display strong personal, community and educational commitment to natural resource management and agriculture.
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.
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.
Landholders affected by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding can contact Hunter Local Land Services on 1300 795 299 for advice and assistance on livestock health, welfare and disease issues and pasture, feed and stock options.
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
Our Wyong office has a new phone number: 02 43558200. Other details, such as the address, remain the same.
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.
- Buffalo fly on the move: Hunter farmers urged to monitor cattle
29 April 2016
- Flood readiness in the spotlight at Tocal Field Days
28 April 2016
- Focusing on the Hunter’s oyster industry
21 April 2016
- Landholders urged to sign up for campaign to control wild dogs
11 April 2016
- The Estuary Family Festival is on again!
31 March 2016
- Monitoring program to combat ocean pollution in the Hunter
15 March 2016