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.
A new Land Management (Native Vegetation) Code has been re-made by the Minister for Primary Industries with the concurrence of the Minister for the Environment.
Read about the proposed approach to regional pest animal management and have your say on the direction.
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.
Grants and funding
Land management grants are available to deliver on-ground projects and change management practices.
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.
- Have your say on management of pest animals in our region
13 March 2018
- New code paves the way for landowners to get on with the business of farming
09 March 2018
- Hunter LLS salutes local rubbish warriors
07 March 2018
Public Exhibition for Draft Hunter Regional Strategic Pest Animal Management Plan - Gloucester
19 March 2018
Pest and weeds information session - Nabiac
20 March 2018
Public Exhibition for Draft Hunter Regional Strategic Pest Animal Management Plan - Scone
20 March 2018