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COVID-19 Update Public Health Order 31 March 2020

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020

In the interest of public health and in an effort to stem the continued spread of COVID-19 the NSW government have enacted a new, more stringent Public Health Order as of 31st March 2020.

COVID-19 Update on Board Services 31 March 2020

Tuesday 31 March 2020

WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY – CHANGES TO OPERATION

A number of changes are required at the waste management facility due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 public health measures.

COVID-19 Update 30 March 2020

Monday 30 March 2020

Application process for travel to Lord Howe Island

A process is being established in order to provide certainty to those intending to travel to Lord Howe Island as well as to the airlines, with regard to whether someone has approval to travel to Lord Howe during the period of the Public Health Order.

COVID-19 Update with regard to Travel 27 March 2020

Monday 30 March 2020

Travelling to Lord Howe Island following the Public Health Order enacted 5am Sunday 22nd March 2020.

At this stage we have three categories of people named in the Order:

COVID-19 Update 26 March 2020

Thursday 26 March 2020

Lord Howe Island has joined the world in its efforts to suppress the overwhelming spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Cleaning Protocols

Wednesday 25 March 2020

In response to community enquiries regarding best practice cleaning methods to limit the spread of viral infections, the following information has been provided by NSW Health. It is understood that not all the products mentioned below may be available to you.

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.