News and Featured Programs

Have Your Say on the Proposed Wind Turbines

Monday 9 May 2016

The Renewable Energy future for Lord Howe Island is one step closer. Development consent for the solar panels, battery and control system aspects of the project was provided by the Board in December 2015, and work has commenced on the environmental assessment for the wind turbines.

Free Removal of Hard Waste for the Island Community

Tuesday 3 May 2016

As published in the April 2016 Community Information Bulletin, the Lord Howe Island Board is offering Island residents and businesses the one-off opportunity to remove hard waste from their leases during the coming months. The cleanup will benefit the community, residents and the environment.

April 2016 Community Bulletin

Monday 11 April 2016

The April 2016 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.

Review of the LHI Local Environment Plan

Wednesday 6 April 2016

The Board has commenced a staged review of the LHI Local Environmental Plan 2010 (the LEP).

Stage 1 of the review process involves a number of known and more straightforward amendments to the plan.

One Step Closer to LHI Renewable Energy Future

Monday 8 February 2016

The Renewable Energy future for Lord Howe Island is one step closer. Development consent for the solar panels, battery and control system aspects of the project was provided by the Board in December 2015, and work has commenced on the environmental assessment for the wind turbines.

2016 Rat Baiting Calendar

Tuesday 5 January 2016

The downloadable calendar shows when rat stations will be serviced during 2016. 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.

December 2015 Community Bulletin

Friday 18 December 2015

The December 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.

October 2015 Community Bulletin

Monday 12 October 2015

The October 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.

Windy Point Erosion Protection Works

Friday 4 September 2015

Throughout the first half of 2015, a number of concerns were raised with the Board regarding accelerated erosion at the end of the sand filled bag wall at Windy Point, which resulted in slumping of some of the bags.

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