Lord Howe Island Board


To provide for the well-being of the Island community, and the protection and enhancement of the Island environment for the benefit of all.


The Lord Howe Island Board will provide quality services and responsible and efficient resource management to support the Island community and environment, and will deliver innovative, responsive and effective management of the Island.

Over the next 3 years the Board will develop the following priority areas:

A Vibrant and Healthy Community - A focus on a cohesive community with access to a diverse range of cultural, learning, sporting and recreational opportunities that contribute to the health, wellbeing and quality of life of our residents.

A Strong and Growing Economy - A focus on the creation of employment growth and opportunity through sustainable economic development that builds upon the Island's competitive advantages.

A Sustainable Environment - A focus on the orderly and balanced development of the built environment, and supporting infrastructure, while at the same time protecting and preserving the Island's natural environment for future generations.

A Well Managed Island - A focus on the Board's leadership and management of the Island to ensure open and transparent governance that advocates on behalf of the community and encourages community participation.

Corporate Values Statement

The commitment of the Board members and officers of the Lord Howe Island Board to its residents and stakeholders is underpinned by the following corporate values and principles:

  • Effective service delivery to the community.
  • Advocacy on behalf of the community.
  • Continuous improvement which encourages initiative, creativity and innovation and values new ideas.
  • Transparency and accountability in all our dealings.
  • Respect and fairness to all persons.
  • Teamwork and loyalty and recognition of effort and achievement.
  • Responsible civic leadership.