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.
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.
Well done to the people of NSW on all they've achieved to improve agricultural production and environmental health in the past five years, despite challenging circumstances.
With the hot weather settling in its important stock are well watered and the quality of that water is fit for consumption. Read here about the requirements for sheep and cattle.
The caretaker period for the NSW Election commenced on 1 March 2019. Accordingly, no ministerial press releases or related information issued by the Government from 1 March 2019 will be available on this website. For copies of recently-issued ministerial press releases or information on the election policies of any political party, please go to the website of the relevant political party.
- Be aware of blue green algae risks
20 February 2020
- Got Horses? Do you have a PIC number?
28 February 2019
- New seedbank for the Hunter to safeguard important native species
25 February 2019
Great Lakes Autumn Wild Dog Control Program - Stroud
22 February 2019
Fishing with a farmer
23 March 2019
Great Lakes Autumn Wild Dog Control Program - Bunyah
29 March 2019