Collaboration is the way Up for the Upper Hunter Region.
Our local councils have joined together with the NSW Government to create a pathway for the Upper Hunter region to prosper. Explore how we are working together to deliver for the Upper Hunter Region.
The Biomass for Bioenergy project of the NSW Climate Change Fund is investigating opportunities for increasing the amount of sustainable biomass use in NSW with a focus on electricity generation. The purpose of the project is to identify available and potential feedstocks for bioenergy generation at varying scales, with an understanding of techno-economic and social constraints.
The NSW Government has developed a strategic statement on coal exploration and mining in NSW
Public consultation is underway on operational rehabilitation reforms
Key drought resources for the Upper Hunter
Securing the future water needs of the Hunter
Understanding and adapting to climate change in NSW
Air quality monitoring in the Upper Hunter
The NSW Government’s plan for a reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity future that supports a growing economy
One of the best ways you can support regional communities in NSW is to Buy Regional.
Providing investment support and key information on the Hunter Region
Links between industry, research organisations and government
Learn about the innovative research on woody biomass crops in NSW
Oversee the geological potential of existing and planned infrastructure investment
Vision, goals and actions geared to delivering greater prosperity in the years ahead
Land zoned for industrial or similar purposes
Warrick Jordan is the Hunter Region Employment Facilitator
The Hunter JO is the collaboration of our ten local councils.
Information on development proposals currently being assessed by the Department
Developed to deliver greater transparency and control over the release of exploration areas and the granting of prospecting titles.
Assess the agricultural impacts of State significant mining or coal seam gas (CSG) proposals
Information for local, regional and state planning
Decision-making processes for major development and land-use planning state-wide
Professional advice supporting agricultural production and management
This program supports landholders throughout the Upper Hunter, protecting livestock in a strategic and coordinated approach.