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.
MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM HUNTER LLSEmergency contacts over the Christmas period
All Hunter Local Land Services offices will be closed until Monday, 5 January. In the event of an emergency, or for the Rural Fire Service, please call 000. For all animal biosecurity emergencies contact the Emergency Animal Disease Watch Hotline 1800 675 888. The Local Land Services after hours emergencies contact during this period is Jane Edwards - 0429 923 113.
Red alert for blue-green algae in Williams River – ClarencetownA red level warning (high alert) for blue-green algae has been issued for the Williams River at Clarencetown.
This warning indicates that waters are unsuitable for recreational use or primary contact by domestic users and may also pose a threat to livestock
Travelling Stock Reserves
Expressions of interest are being sought from eligible applicants for new grazing permits for Travelling Stock Reserves in the Merriwa/Cassilis areas.
Local Strategic Plan
We are currently in the process of developing a five year Regional Strategic Plan for the Hunter.
Four online tools are available to help landholders determine whether their clearing activities require approval.
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- Wild dog and fox trapping workshop
17 December 2014
- Property planning workshop
17 December 2014
- Have your say on what matters to you
02 December 2014
- Students get creative to protect endangered wildlife
27 November 2014
- Marine debris solutions building momentum
21 November 2014
- Port Stephens crawling with local school students
18 November 2014