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.
Award winning author Tim Low will visit the Hunter Valley in October to speak about his latest book, Where Song Began: Australia’s Birds and How They Changed the World
As of 1 September 2016 Hunter Local Land Services will no longer be selling ordinary Leader NLIS tags for cattle and sheep. All Hunter Local Land Services offices that currently sell emergency NLIS tags for urgent situations will continue to do so. NLIS Leader tags are available from local or online rural supply stores.
The Local Strategic Plan sets the goals for Hunter Local Land Services over the next five years and outlines the strategies for achieving these goals.
Make sure you are enrolled to vote and your details are correct when the next Local Land Services Board election takes place in 2017.
Travelling Stock Reserves
Farmers can apply for Long Term Grazing Permits on a range of Travelling Stock Reserves (TSRs) in the region.
A small number of TSRs that have been under long term grazing permits are still available in the Hunter and are being offered to interested applicants.
- Assisting rural landholders with managing native vegetation
13 September 2016
- Cost saving upgrade program open to Lake Macquarie boat owners
09 September 2016
- Barnaby Joyce and Niall Blair join media release: $3 million to tackle pests and weeds in NSW
08 September 2016
- Dungog Common conservation project to benefit Williams River
01 September 2016
- Assisting livestock producers to boost pasture production
01 September 2016
- Keeping Hunter sheep and goats disease free
30 August 2016