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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


  • Rates

    The rates you pay to Local Land Services allow your local region to fund the services it provides to landholders and contribute to other important statewide functions.

  • event

    Learn all about the Great White Shark from one of Australia's top authorities on the species at our Marine Discovery Series talks being held in Blacksmiths, Forster and the Central Coast in April. The CSIRO's Barry Bruce will explain the biology, habitat, movement patterns and behaviour of this fascinating animal. Bookings are essential.

  • publication

    A summary of our first year's local achievements is now available.

  • event

    It's on again! The annual Estuary Family Festival will take place on Sunday, 19 April from 10am to 3pm at Ash Island, Hexham. Enjoy horse and cart rides, kids’ craft activities, a reptile show, live music, mangrove boardwalk tours, local artists and much more. Entry and all activities FREE!

  • community

    Hunter LLS has four community advisory groups providing high-level advice on its services and functions, helping guide its strategic direction. View the terms of reference, members and meeting reports for each group at the community advisory groups page.

  • 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.

  • Local Strategic ​Plan

    We are currently in the process of developing a five year Regional Strategic Plan for the Hunter.