Annual Land and Stock Returns due in August

  • LLS Annual Land and Stock Returns are due Wednesday 31 August
  • The ALSR helps prepare for animal disease and emergencies
  • Landholders should complete the ALSR even if you don’t have livestock

Landholders are reminded to please lodge your Local Land Services Annual Land and Stock Returns before the end of August.

The returns are a statutory requirement and should have landed in your letterbox in June.

Filling in the Annual Land and Stock Return (ALSR), helps us to build a picture of agricultural land use and livestock numbers across NSW.

With biosecurity threats like Foot and Mouth disease on Australia’s doorstep, your information helps us work together to safeguard NSW from emergency animal diseases and keep our markets open for producers. It also ensures we have the right information when emergencies strike to support you with emergency fodder, yards or shelter.

Our dedicated Annual Land and Stock Return portal is now open for you to securely lodge your return online. The online form asks the same questions as the paper form and only takes a couple of minutes.

If you are unable to lodge your form online, you can still send your completed form to the PO Box listed on the return form or phone us on 1300 795 299 for further assistance.

Don’t have any livestock and use your property for horticulture and cropping or just to enjoy its biodiversity and lifestyle value? We still need you to complete your ALSR to ensure you do not incur additional livestock charges on your rates and to make certain our records are up to date in case of emergencies.

Please note that Annual Land and Stock Return numbers do not affect your Local Land Services rates as these are calculated on the Notional Carrying Capacity of each property. However, you must complete your ALSR by 31 August, to avoid additional charges being applied to your rates next year.

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