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Media Release - Rodent Eradication Project Update

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Lord Howe Island to Go Ahead With Rodent Eradication Program

The Lord Howe Island Board has made the decision to proceed to the implementation stage of the Lord Howe Island Rodent Eradication Project to eradicate invasive rats and mice from World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island.

Rodent Eradication Program – Human Health Risk Assessment

Tuesday 22 August 2017

The presentation given by the Office of the Chief Scientist and Engineer and consultants from Ramboll  Environ at the community meetings on 3 and 4 August 2017 is now available on our Rodent Eradication Community Information page.

Human Health Risk Assessment for the Rodent Eradication Project

Wednesday 26 July 2017

The NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, Professor Mary O’Kane has now released the independant Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) report undertaken by Ramboll Environ Australia and overseen by the Office of the Chief Scientist and Engineer (OCSE) for the LHI Rodent Eradication Project.

Community Bulletin June 2017

Monday 19 June 2017

The June 2017 edition of the Lord Howe Island Community Information Bulletin is now available for download. Catch up on all the latest news and project updates from the Lord Howe Island Board.

Review of the Board’s Vehicle Importation Transfer and Use Policy

Thursday 1 June 2017

The Lord Howe Island Board (Board) has undertaken a review of its Vehicle Importation, Transfer and Use Policy. The Board developed this policy to manage the number of vehicles approved for use on the Island in accordance with the provisions of the Lord Howe Island (LHI) Act 1953 and the LHI Regulation 2014.

Transport NSW - LHI Air Passenger Service Licence

Thursday 11 May 2017

Transport NSW has issued the following statement regarding the LHI air passenger service licence:

Community Bulletin March 2017

Wednesday 19 April 2017

The March 2017 edition of the Lord Howe Island Community Information Bulletin is now available for download. Catch up on all the latest news and project updates from the Lord Howe Island Board.

Colossal Ground Asparagus found on flanks of Mt Gower, Lord Howe Island

Monday 6 March 2017

On the 9th February 2017 the Lord Howe Island (LHI) Board weed team unearthed a colossal Ground Asparagus (Groundy) – Asparagus aethiopicus on the northern flanks of Mt Gower, at 270m...

Notice of Publication - Species Impact Statement for the LHI Rodent Eradication Project

Friday 17 February 2017

The Lord Howe Island Board (LHIB) is proposing to undertake the Lord Howe Island Rodent Eradication Project (REP) to eradicate introduced rats and mice from Lord Howe Island, NSW. The REP will require a Section 91 licence under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (the Act).

Notice of Publication - Species Impact Statement for the LHI Rodent Eradication Project

Friday 17 February 2017

The Lord Howe Island Board (LHIB) is proposing to undertake the Lord Howe Island Rodent Eradication Project (REP) to eradicate introduced rats and mice from Lord Howe Island, NSW. The REP will require a Section 91 licence under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (the Act).