• Kingfisher - Chelsea Scott Photography
  • Jetty - Chelsea Scott Photography
  • Masked Booby - Hank Bower
  • Silver Eye - Jack Shick
  • Blinky Beach - Kenny Lees
  • Looking South - Kenny Lees

Welcome to 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. It is charged with the care, control and management of the Island and the affairs and trade of the Island.

The Lord Howe Island Board is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment cluster, which is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW.

Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Lord Howe Island Board is actively working with NSW Health, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and other agencies to support the Government response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the latest information on the COVID-19:

The Board will also distribute information relevant to LHI residents via regular ‘householder’ notices and on this website. Please contact the Board by phone on 02 6563 2066, or by email to administration@lhib.nsw.gov.au if you would like to receive householder notices by mail or email.


31 March 2020
Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020 In the... Read more
31 March 2020
WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY – CHANGES TO OPERATION A number of changes are required at... Read more
30 March 2020
Application process for travel to Lord Howe Island A process is being established in... Read more