News and Featured Programs

2015 Rat Baiting Schedule

Monday 5 January 2015

The downloadable calendar shows when rat stations will be serviced during 2015. In order to maximise the effectiveness of the control program the Board asks that all residents who place bait do so at the same time as the Board are servicing the stations.

Election of Local Board Members

Sunday 14 December 2014

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.

LHI Airport Runway Upgrade Media Release

Friday 12 December 2014

The Lord Howe Island Board has today confirmed plans to undertake significant re-surfacing and drainage improvements to the Lord Howe Island Airport Runway.

LHI Renewable Energy Postcard

Tuesday 9 December 2014

Work has commenced on the next phase of the implementation of the Road Map.

September Community Bulletin

Monday 29 September 2014

The September 2014 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 Land Allocation Review - Discussion Paper

Friday 8 August 2014

The Discussion Paper for the Lord Howe Island Land Allocation Review has recently been released for public comment.

The Independent Review is being undertaken by the Hon Ken Handley AO QC for the State Government.

Review of Financial Sustainability of the LHIB

Monday 23 June 2014

Summary of the Review

Phase 1 of the review assessed the current financial position of the Board, including a review of how that position will change over time if the current expenditure and revenue raising options are held in place.  It found that:

June 2014 Bulletin

Monday 16 June 2014

Download: June 2014 Community Information Bulletin (PDF) (951.66 KB)

Runway Resurface & Drainage Design Project

Wednesday 11 June 2014

The project has recently commenced, with the engineering and environmental consultants GHD visiting the Island.

Review of the Lord Howe Island Regulation 2004

Monday 5 May 2014

Detailed information can be found on the Office of Local Government website.

In summary:

What is the Lord Howe Island Regulation?