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Lord Howe Island Critical Infrastructure Program

A Critical Infrastructure Program has been established by NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service and the Lord Howe Island Board to implement improvements to essential infrastructure, securing the Island’s future. 

Ship at Lord howe Island jetty

About the Lord Howe Island Board

The Lord Howe Island Board is a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Lord Howe Island Act 1953

The Board is responsible to the NSW Minister for the Environment and comprises four Islanders elected by the local community and three members appointed by the Minister.

Chelsea Scott Photo - Lord Howe Island - Scenic - Aerial - Settlement Area

Our World Heritage status

Lord Howe Island's unique qualities received worldwide recognition when it was included in the World Heritage list in December 1982. 

The Island's Permanent Park Preserve supports its rich biodiversity of endemic and significant species and communities.

Woodhen walking