Key agricultural activities in our arid region are wool growing, cotton, grains, grapes and stone fruits. There is also increasing goat and sheep meat production.
Bushfire emergency hotline
A Local Control Centre has been set up for landholder requests for assistance and recording farm damage from the current bushfires. The number is 1800 814 647.
Have your say on the management of weeds in Western NSW. Closes 8 March.
Are you a land manager who is making a positive change on your property? Join the Resilient landscapes project to showcase what you have achieved so others can learn from your experience.
The winners of the 2016 Life and Light in the Western Region Photo Competition have been announced! This year's theme was Rocks, Rust, Stars & Dust and some outstanding photos were taken!
Kangaroo Management Workshop
Find out what the Western Lands Advisory Council (WLAC) and Local Land Services Western Region are doing to address the issues of increasing pressure from unsustainably high kangaroo populations, and the subsequent negative impact on pastoralism and ecosystems.
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- Community consultation sessions for weed management plan confirmed for Western region
23 February 2017
- Nominations now open for Western Local Landcare Awards
20 February 2017
- Landholders benefit from series of wild dog and fox control workshops
16 February 2017
Community consultation session for weed management plan (Broken Hill)
28 February 2017
"Yield data to field data" - understanding soil variation (Euston)
28 February 2017
Community consultation session for weed management plan (Wilcannia)
6 March 2017