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.
The NSW Government has approved changes to licenses to reduce kangaroo numbers. These changes are effective from 8 August 2018. Find out more here.
Look up what events are happening across the state and find out what support is available.
Hunter Local Land Services, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program (NLP), Catchment Action (CA) NSW and Hunter Catchment Contributions levy (HCC), has funding available to support community groups in promoting and increasing knowledge and awareness of natural resource management (NRM), Aboriginal traditional land management practices, sustainable agriculture, biosecurity (plant and animal diseases, pests and weeds), and emergency management.
Professional wild dog controllers have until 30 September to lodge an expression of interest to be included in the Upper Hunter Professional Wild Dog Controller Program.
This guide explains the services we provide locally and the role we play across NSW. It also outlines your responsibilities as a landholder.
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.
- Technology helping local oyster growers thrive
15 August 2018
- Annual land and stock return more valuable than you think
17 July 2018
- NSW landholders without stock asked to complete annual livestock ‘census’
11 July 2018