Traditionally a wheat growing area, our regions other key products include cotton, coal, beef, lamb, pork cereal and oil seeds.
Do you have questions about Native Vegetation Codes of Practice? In response to an increasing number of requests the North West Local Land Services is running a series of information sessions throughout the region, on the 3 self-assessable codes of practice available for the clearing of invasive native scrub, paddock trees in cultivation and thinning of thick native vegetation.
Lodge your annual land and stock return by 31 August to help safeguard biosecurity and ensure market access for NSW producers.
Don’t miss your chance to attend a free inspirational and informative day in Tamworth on the 18th June 2015. The inaugural “Farming Futures: Growing tomorrow, today” North West LLS Conference is an event not to be missed by anyone involved in the farming fraternity, especially those who are part of a family farming/grazing enterprise. The day will feature industry leading speakers including, keynote presenter Pip Job who was the ‘2014 RIRDC National Rural Woman of the Year’.
Applications are currently being sought from suitable candidates to be members of the North West Local Land Service Community Advisory Group (CAG). This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic thinker who is proactive in their local community. Successful applicants will join the five current CAG members who are representative of the areas of Tamworth, Gunnedah, Warialda and Moree. Preference will be given to applicants from areas where representation is required, Narrabri, Walgett and Goondiwndi.
The NWLLS Scholarship seeks to support an outstanding and highly motivated student enrolled full-time and on-campus in their first year of a Bachelor of Environmental Science, Bachelor of Agriculture, Bachelor of Rural Science, Bachelor of Agribusiness or a similarly related course. The applicant's home address must also be located in the Gunnedah, Gwydir, Liverpool Plains, Moree Plains, Narrabri, Tamworth or Walgett council areas.
All stakeholder organisations that are involved in or have an interest in land management in the North West Local Land Service region are encouraged to participate in the survey. The results of this survey will provide information to help guide the development of partnerships with stakeholder’s to achieve improved land management by land managers and landholders. All information is confidential in so far as the information will be aggregated and no individuals, groups or organisations will be identified. The survey will be available until May 22 2015
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.
Applications are now being sought for the North West Local Land Services investment program. The program focuses on building a stronger region by partnering with industry and the community. Applications will be accepted until March 30 2015
Key achievements from Local Land Services' first year of operation are outlined in a publication that highlights statewide results as well as case studies from the 11 regions.
While the recent rainfall within the region has been a blessing for landholders it has also provided favourable conditions for plague locusts to hatch.
Four online tools are available to help landholders determine whether their clearing activities require approval.
The proposed Framework outlines the legislative tools and powers required to manage pests, diseases, weeds and contaminants in NSW. Go to the Review page for more and have your say.
The first three self-assessable codes for clearing under the Native Vegetation Act 2003 are now on exhibition and open for comment.
This free competition is an innovative way teachers can assist year 11 Agriculture students to study physical processes and sustainable farm management practices, through the property planning process.
- Native Vegetation Information Sessions
28 July 2015
- Farming Futures Conference
03 June 2015
- Bullawa Creek Project
01 June 2015
- Plan ahead and save - Lamb survival webinar
21 May 2015
- North West District Vets are Tops
02 April 2015
- Travelling Stock Reserves Restrictions Apply
04 November 2014