Rivers, plains, mountains and forests make our region diverse. Key activities are cereal production, especially rice, dairy, fruit, vegetable and wool production.
Farmers are advised that blue green algae has been found in some dams and waterways in the region. Blue green algae can produce toxins which are harmful and potentially fatal to livestock.
Community groups and individuals in the Billabong Yanco region are invited to apply for funding under the Billabong Yanco Community Grants program. Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects that celebrate and interact with our local landscapes, culture and produce.
The rates you pay to Local Land Services allow your local region to fund the services it provides to landholders and contribute to other important statewide functions.
Four online tools are available to help landholders determine whether their clearing activities require approval.
The Australian Government and industry is about to boost rabbit bio-control effectiveness in Australia. The RHDV K5 virus is the next proposed next bio-control agent to be released in the country. This release will be coordinated by the Invasive Plants and Animal Committee in consultation with Australian Wool Innovation and Meat and Livestock Australia. Click to find out how to get involved.
A list of upcoming events from around the region.
Board member recruitment
We are looking for 45 enthusiastic and progressive people willing to make a difference to land management in NSW with an aim to help us improve primary production within healthy landscapes. Read more if you are interested in applying to join one of our 11 local boards.
- Changing of the guard: on the hunt for Local Land Services board members
17 May 2016
- Have your say on new biodiversity legislation
12 May 2016
- Operation Mary targeting NLIS compliance
02 May 2016
- Annual Reports highlight achievements in second year of operation
29 April 2016
- Have your say in tackling pest problem
27 April 2016
- Be aware of 'stowaways' in fodder
22 April 2016