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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


  • Bushfire emergency hotline

    A Local Control Centre has been set up for landholder requests for assistance and recording farm damage from the current bushfires. The number is 1800 814 647.

  • Weeds

    Have your say on the management of weeds in the Hunter. Closes 8 March.

  • Preparing for emergencies

    A free Farm Flood Readiness Kit is now available to assist rural landholders prepare their property for floods. Contact your local Hunter Local Land Services office to request your free copy.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Biodiversity Legislation

    More information on new land management legislation in NSW.