News and Featured Programs

Lord Howe Island in Lonely Planet's Top 5 for 2020 Travel

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Lord Howe Island has been ranked the world's fifth best region to visit in Lonely Planet' snew publication, Best in Travel 2020.

Please see the media release below from the Honorable Stuart Ayres, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney. 

Renewable Energy Future for Lord Howe Island

Friday 11 October 2019

NSW Minister for Energy and Environment, Matt Kean, along with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), have today announced that Lord Howe Island will soon be powered by a solar and battery system that will reduce its reliance on diesel generation.

Lord Howe Island Flood Study Review Update - WMA Water

Friday 7 June 2019

The Board has engaged specialist flood consultants WMAwater to provide an improved understanding of flood behaviour and impacts on the Island. A flood investigation was completed in the late 1990’s.

Lord Howe Island Community Strategic Plan 2019-2029

Friday 8 February 2019

Our community is an important part of who we are on Lord Howe; whether we have been here for generations or have just arrived we are the current caretakers of the island and we need a plan.

Lagoon Foreshore Fitness Trail - Community Questionnaire

Tuesday 18 December 2018

As most people would be aware the Board has received funding from the Stronger Country Community Funds to the value of $93,660 to install fitness/exercise equipment at the Lagoon foreshore and we are seeking your feedback.

Old Powerhouse Site Remediation Plan

Wednesday 5 December 2018

As part of the Round One Stronger Country Communities Fund program (SCCF), the LHIB was successful in being granted $435,000 to remediate the Old Powerhouse Site, following a submission that included detailed concept plans based on initial community consultation.

Community Information Bulletin November 2018

Thursday 22 November 2018

The November 2018 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.

LHIB Wins Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia Award

Tuesday 6 November 2018

The Lord Howe Island Board is proud to announce that is has won the Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia (SERA) award for Restoration Excellence for large scale projects over 50 hectares, which they shared with the Nature Glenelg Trust Long Swamp.

PFAS Management Program

Friday 5 October 2018

NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Strategy

New CEO Appointed to Lord Howe Island Board

Tuesday 19 June 2018

The Office of Local Government today announced that Peter Adams has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer for the Lord Howe Island Board.

Mr Adams has extensive knowledge, skills and experience working in local government over many years.