• 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)

For the latest information on the COVID-19:

Visitors and residents are reminded to practice good COVID hygiene by following all COVID Safety Plans when visiting local businesses and Board facilities, practice good hand hygiene, and maintain 1.5m social distancing. Mask wearing is strongly encouraged if you are unable to maintain 1.5m social distancing.

If you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough

Please call the Gower Wilson Memorial Hospital on 6563 2000. Please do not go to the hospital.

If you believe there is a business or persons who are breaching a COVID Safety Plan please contact the police on 6563 2199.


25 November 2021
An independent review of the Lord Howe Island Board is currently underway. The... Read more
25 November 2021
Dear Lord Howe Island Community, I write to provide you with a brief update on some... Read more
11 October 2021
As a follow up to the customer service fuse safety inspection that was undertaken by the... Read more