News and Featured Programs

Lord Howe Island Draft Bush Fire Risk Management Plan

Monday 14 May 2018

Your comments are invited on the Lord Howe Island Draft Bush Fire Risk Management Plan, now on public exhibition at the LHI Museum and LHI Board Administration office.

Community Information Bulletin April 2018

Friday 6 April 2018

The April 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.

Community Information Bulletin December 2017

Friday 6 April 2018

The December 2017 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.

Lord Howe Island Airport Runway Extension Feasibility Study

Friday 2 March 2018

The Lord Howe Island (LHI) Airport Runway Extension Feasibility Study aims to analyse and evaluate the ‘feasibility’ of extending the runway.

Board Election Results 2018

Friday 9 February 2018

To view the results of the election please see the Lord Howe Island Board Election Results 2018 on the public notices page.

Lord Howe Island Board Election 2018

Wednesday 13 December 2017

The election will be managed by the New South Wales Electoral Commission (NSWEC), with a Deputy Returning Officer being appointed from the Board’s staff.

A person may be nominated as a candidate if the person is an Islander and is entitled to be enrolled as an elector for the election.

Opening Hours - Christmas and New Year 2017/18

Tuesday 12 December 2017
Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year from all the staff at the LHI Board.

Woodhen Survey 2017

Monday 13 November 2017

The Woodhen Census Survey has been conducted annually since 1986 and is one of the longest ongoing bird surveys in Australia. The survey gives the Island community an indication on the status of the population and monitors if there is any increase or decrease in the number of birds each year.

Report on Outcomes - Special Meeting 31/10/2017

Monday 13 November 2017

The Minister for the Environment, the Hon Gabrielle Upton, MP during her recent visit met with the Lord Howe Island Board at a Special Board meeting on 31 October 2017.

At the meeting a number of items were discussed, including:

Lord Howe Island Land Allocation Review - Final Government Response to Recommendations

Monday 6 November 2017

In 2014 the Hon. Ken Handley AO QC was engaged by the NSW Government to review the land allocation and tenure systems on Lord Howe Island and provide advice to the Minister for the Environment.