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Hunter Local Land Services Part of your community
Advisory services

Reliable professional advice supporting agricultural production and management of natural resources

Emergency response

Timely coordinated action on pests and diseases and natural disasters like flood, fire and drought

Natural resource management

 Sustainable use of our land and water


Working together to protect primary industries, the economy, the environment and our community


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.

Map of Hunter LLS Region


  • 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.

  • Partnerships

    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.

  • Office

    Our Wyong office has a new phone number: 02 43558200. Other details, such as the address, remain the same.

  • Scone office

    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.

  • Flood assistance

    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.

  • Social media

    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.