News and Featured Programs

Wanted - Participants with Passion and Fitness for Conservation work on Lord Howe Island

Monday 7 November 2016

Skillset is hosting another Green Army Program with the Lord Howe Island Board, focusing on the LHI Weed Eradication Strategy.

Applications being accepted for Stage 2 by the 25 November 2016 for a start date of 11 January 2017.

Lord Howe Island Land Allocation Review - Preliminary Government Response

Tuesday 1 November 2016

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.

Wind Turbine DA - Exhibition Period Extended

Friday 7 October 2016

 There has been a massive response to the wind turbine DA in the community so the public exhibition period has been extended by two weeks to give people more time to make their submissions and to continue the conversation. The new closing date is Friday 28 October.

Wind Turbine DA - Updated Noise Reports

Tuesday 27 September 2016

The Wind Turbine DA noise reports have been revised and updated on the Proposed Wind Turbines Development Application page on 26...

New Airport Terminal Project

Thursday 22 September 2016

A new Airport Terminal for the Island is planned for construction during May to September 2017. This is a joint project between the Lord Howe Island Board and Infrastructure NSW.

Proposed Wind Turbines Development Application - On Exhibition

Friday 16 September 2016

The development application for the Lord Howe Island Hybrid Renewable Energy Project, Stage 2 - Installation of Wind Turbines, is on public exhibition for a period of 28 days, from Friday 16 September to Friday 14 October 2016.

The exhibition period has now been extended until 28 October 2016.

Community Grants Program - 2016/17

Monday 5 September 2016

Each financial year, the Board makes funds available on a competitive basis under its Community Grants Program.

LHI Renewable Energy Project - Project Update - August 2016

Tuesday 30 August 2016

Listening to the community has been our priority as we plan for the hybrid renewable energy system. You told us that you had questions about the project’s funding, how fluctuating diesel prices have been considered and how we will pay back the loan to the NSW Government. This project update provides the facts and figures.

LHIB Corporate Plan 2016-2019

Tuesday 30 August 2016

At the Extraordinary Meeting of the Lord Howe Island Board of 9 August 2016, the Board adopted, with amendments, the Board’s Corporate Plan for 2016 to 2019.

Renewable Energy Project Facebook Page

Friday 5 August 2016

The Board has setup a Facebook page for the Island’s Renewable Energy Project to improve the communication with the Island and wider community, during this pre-construction phase and also for the operational period. Please like the page at: