News and Featured Programs

Rockfest rocks the rock

Wednesday 18 April 2012

Big Music Australia sponsored Sydney based bands 'Rockbottom' and 'Wet Zelko', as well as other special guest musicians, to perform two community rock concerts on the island.

Lord Howe Now - Sport and recreation oppourtunities

Wednesday 18 April 2012

The group discussed a range of options to increase participation such as more sporting events and social competitions.

Lord Howe Now - Computer skills courses 2012

Wednesday 18 April 2012

The program, being run by Sharon Chapman with the support of the NSW TAFE Outreach program provides participants with new computing skills such as emailing and web browsing.

Lord Howe Now - Australia's Small Island Forum

Wednesday 18 April 2012

The forum, which will be held from 30 April to 4 May 2012, will bring together small island communities from around Australia and internationally to discuss common challenges in terms of their economic, social and environmental futures.

Endangered loggerhead turtle still travelling south

Wednesday 18 April 2012

The second tracking map has now been received and the juvenile turtle appears to be travelling well and has been transmitting data for 38 days.

Motorists urged to slow down.

Tuesday 10 April 2012

In late April each year, mutton birds (Wedge-tailed Shearwaters, Flesh-...

Review of Lord Howe Island Governance Arrangements

Thursday 5 April 2012

Call for submissions

The review welcomes submissions from the public. Interested individuals and organisations are invited to consider the terms of reference and provide written submissions addressing the terms of reference by Friday, 18 May 2012.

New Powerhouse ahead of schedule

Friday 16 March 2012

At the September 2011 meeting the Board approved the construction of a new Powerhouse on Portion 230 behind Middle Beach.

Australia's Small Island Forum

Thursday 15 March 2012

Across the globe and especially around the Australian mainland are a series of small island communities who are facing common challenges in terms of their economic, social and environmental futures.  Australia's Small Island Forum will provide a unique...

Changes in coral growth over three decades in LHI Marine Park

Tuesday 17 January 2012

These corals, previously sampled by Dr Vicki Harriott in the 1990's were measured and will be compared with photographic records through time. The researchers measure coral growth by comparing changes in overall dimensions of individual colonies and also by staining colonies that allows subsequent growth to be clearly visible as white skeleton...