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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
- Autumn wild dog control program commences in Hunter
18 May 2016
- Students inspire others to ‘do the right thing’
17 May 2016
- Changing of the guard: on the hunt for Local Land Services board members
17 May 2016
- Aquatic experts converge on Lake Macquarie
16 May 2016
- Have your say on new biodiversity legislation
13 May 2016
- New wild dog trapper program a success
12 May 2016