Aboriginal Community Advisory Group

Hunter Local Land Services working together with Aboriginal Communities.

The Aboriginal Community Advisory Group (ACAG) meets twice a year.

The group consists of over 10 members who represent primary industry groups, government, and other interest groups from across the Hunter and Manning Great Lakes.

Some priorities and outcomes identified by the previous Aboriginal Community Advisory Group include:

  • Conservation Land Management
  • Indigenous Fire Management
  • Pest Management
  • Natural Area Restoration Management
  • Aboriginal Landscape Video Production

For further information contact Toby Whaleboat on 0429 303 765 or by email: toby.whaleboat@lls.nsw.gov.au

Terms of Reference

This advisory group has its own terms of reference.

Meeting summaries

A summary of what is covered at each meeting is available for your information.


Robert Russell (CEO)

Awabakal LALC

Carol Proctor (CEO)

Bahtabah LALC


Biraban LALC


Karuah LALC

Tara Dever

Mindaribba LALC

Brett Chambers (Project Supervisor)

Worimi LALC

Noel Downs (CEO)Wanaruah LALC
Andy Gilbert (CEO)Forster
Joedi Lawler (CEO)Purfleet - Taree

Aleshia Lonsdale

Mudgee LALC

John Clark

Community Member, Manning

Dave Feeney

Community Member, Lower Hunter

Suzie Worth

Community Member, Upper Hunter

Warranha Ngumbaay

Community Member, Upper Hunter

Arthur Fletcher

Community Member, Upper Hunter

Kerrie Brauer

Community Member, Lower Hunter

Deb Swan

Community Member, Lower Hunter

Robert LesterCommunity Member, Upper Hunter
Tony HegartyBoard Member, Hunter Local Land Services