News and Featured Programs

Renewable Energy Project Update - September 2015

Thursday 3 September 2015

Progress continues towards the island's renewable energy future. Download the latest renewable energy project postcard.

Download: Renewable Energy Project Postcard

 

Rodent Program Update

Monday 24 August 2015

The planning and approvals stage for the rodent eradication has commenced and will be undertaken over the next two years.

June 2015 Community Bulletin

Wednesday 5 August 2015

The June 2015 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.

Making Weeds History on Lord Howe Island, June 2015

Thursday 30 July 2015

The Lord Howe Island Board, McDermott Aviation, the NSW Environmental Trust and the Australian Government’s National Landcare programme made weeds history in June 2015 using purpose built helicopter lance spray equipment to combat invasive weeds on World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island.

LHI Runway Closures June-July 2015

Friday 15 May 2015

The Lord Howe Island Board are undertaking resurfacing and drainage works at the Lord Howe Island Aerodrome during the months of June, July and August 2015.

LHI Hybrid Renewable Energy Project

Friday 1 May 2015

Findings from the assessment were positive.

Predicted sound levels from the wind turbines are below Draft NSW Wind Farm Guidelines for all properties on the Island. Also, background noise on the Island is high so sounds from the turbines will be effectively masked.

April 2015 Community Bulletin

Friday 1 May 2015

The April 2015 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.

Planning Proposal to amend the LHI Local Environment Plan 2010

Thursday 26 February 2015

In September 2014, the Board considered a Planning Proposal to amend the LHI Local Environmental Plan, 2010 (LEP).

December 2014 Community Bulletin

Friday 16 January 2015

The December 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.

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.