Traditionally a wheat growing area, our regions other key products include cotton, coal, beef, lamb, pork cereal and oil seeds.
Comments are welcome until 3 November 2015 on the first draft statewide planning framework for travelling stock reserves. Download the framework and a fact sheet.
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.
- New era for travelling stock reserves: draft framework launched
22 September 2015
- Eyes in the sky - weed spotting technology
21 September 2015
- Applications open for Local Landcare Coordinator positions
14 September 2015
- Spring Plague Locust Hatching
11 September 2015
- Funding for Natural Resource Management Projects
08 September 2015
- MoU to strengthen links between Local Land Services and Landcare NSW
02 September 2015