Traditionally a wheat growing area, our regions other key products include cotton, coal, beef, lamb, pork cereal and oil seeds.
Local Strategic Plan Consultation
We want your feedback on our strategic direction The Draft North West Local Strategic Plan is now open for consultation. This plan sets the direction for our work priorities, customers, partners and areas of investment. Tell us your thoughts and let us know if you agree with its direction.
Comments are welcome until 4 December 2015 on the first draft statewide planning framework for travelling stock reserves. Download the framework and a fact sheet.
Gwydir Wetlands Footage
Videos that highlight the amazing Gwydir Wetlands
Natural Resource Management
The North West Local Land Services is pleased to announce our on-ground natural resource management grants are now open. Our on-ground grants are supported through the Australian Governments National Landcare Programme, Clean Energy Fund and Catchment Action NSW. We encourage and invite landholders and groups in the North West Local Land Service region to apply for funding.
Lodge your annual land and stock return by 31 August to help safeguard biosecurity and ensure market access for NSW producers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Livestock Innovation Forum to showcase the latest in farm technology
28 October 2015
- New weeds committees aim to improve weed management
28 October 2015
- Consultation period on travelling stock reserves extended
27 October 2015
- New tree guard research a boost for successful revegetation
20 October 2015
- Strategic Plans open for consultation
12 October 2015
- New era for travelling stock reserves: draft framework launched
22 September 2015