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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


  • Stock identification

    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.

  • Grants and funding

    Applications are now open for a range of grants programs to support landholders, land managers, community organisations and Aboriginal organisations across the Hunter to deliver natural resource management, sustainable agriculture ad community capacity building projects.

  • Strategic planning

    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.

  • Elections

    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.

  • Publications

    The Hunter Local Annual Report provides a summary of the main achievements of Hunter Local Land Services for 2015.