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Free Farm Flood Readiness Kit now available

The Farm Flood Readiness Kit is designed to help rural landholders prepare their property for floods. To request your free copy contact Hunter Local Land Services by emailing or calling your nearest Hunter Local Land Services office: Paterson - 4930 1030; Scone - 6540 2400; Singleton - 6572 2944; Taree - 6551 8994.

The Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme

Joe Thompson from Hunter Local Land Services talking about the Hunter Valley Flood Mitigation Scheme on the floodplain at Maitland.

Aunty Bev's Water Story

This film was made as part of Hunter Local Land Services multimedia training program with Wanaruah Local Aboriginal Land Council. It is a retelling of the water story told by Aunty Bev (Beverley Van Vliet, nee Beale).

Traditional burning - Biraban

A traditional cultural burn was conducted in May 2016 on land managed by Biraban Aboriginal Land Council in Lake Macquarie. This is a practice that has not been seen in the Hunter for hundreds of years.

Marine debris video challenge - San Clemente High School

Produced by students from San Clemente High School Mayfield, this clip was the winning entry in Newcastle City Council and Hunter Local Land Services' 2016 marine debris video competition.

Agriculture - Free range egg production

Garth Short talks about his journey producing free range eggs in Quorrobolong in the Hunter Valley.

Agriculture - Change and diversity in grazing practices

Dick Richardson talks about change and diversity in grazing practices and pasture management.

Flood recovery - Pastures and stocking density after floods

Pastures Officer, Tony Blatch, talks about managing stock after a flood.

Flood recovery - Animal health after floods

District Veterinarian, Digby Rayward, provides some stock tips for landholders recovering from flooding.

Flood recovery - managing cattle on a floodplain

Farmer Geoff Foot talks the challenges and considerations of managing cattle on a floodplain.

Flood recovery - Giant weed control

Landholder Support Officer, Mick Budden, with some tips on avoiding Giant Reed infestations following a flood.