Councillor Martin Recognised


Former mayor of Singleton and long-time sitting councillor John Martin’s decades of service to the Association of Mining and Energy Related Councils of ...

Local government election costs under review


IPART is reviewing of the cost of local government election services. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is reviewing the cost ...

Only Fun Allowed


A $2 million playground and skate plaza on the Stockton foreshore opened just in time for the Easter long weekend. The South ...

Sydney Writers’ Festival in Lake Mac


Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Sydney direct to the Lake Mac Centre for Performing Arts on Friday 3, Saturday ...

Cessnock Free Dog Microchip Sessions


Cessnock City Council invites dog owners of the Cessnock LGA to attend a free microchipping session. In addition to advice, owners can ...

All-aboard for Mayfield Lass


Anna Gibson, a  21-year-old University of Newcastle student, has a scholarship to represent the City on the 10-day sailing expedition from Sydney to ...

Lake Council’s Easter and Anzac Day Arrangements


These are Lake Macquarie ...

Maitland Council Draft Operational Plan 2019/20


Maitland City Council has opened feedback on the draft Operational Plan 2019/20. Comment covers proposed actions, infrastructure projects, budget, rating and fees and ...

Your Chance to Bomb a Box


Call for artists to add colour to the City. Local artists will have the opportunity ...

Artistic Recycling (or recycled art :0)


Creating art from waste. Budding artists and recyclers can demonstrate their unique interpretation of resource recovery in the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Waste ...

Hunter’s War Nurses with Christine Bramble


In the lead up to ANZAC Day, join researcher and historian, Christine Bramble, who shares some ...

Photo Exhibit of Animals at Sea


Salty sea dogs and curious cabin cats star in a photographic exhibition at Lake Macquarie’s SEEN@Swansea ...

Charlestown Library Facelift


Makeover for Charlestown Library Charlestown library will get new carpet, repainting, and other minor improvements. ...

Draft Aboriginal Community Plan on public exhibition


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Lake Macquarie will gain better access to services and facilities across the City under a draft ...

Greta – Migrant Gateway to the Hunter


This year is the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Greta Army Camp (1939-1949) and ...

IPART: Future VG valuation service prices


Feedback sought on future prices for the NSW Valuer General’s valuation services. The Independent ...

New Trash Filter for Winding Creek


A pioneering new ‘trash rack’ in Lake Macquarie is trapping plastic bottles and bags, aluminium cans ...

$2.3 million Lake Art Gallery Expansion


Lake Macquarie City began work yesterday (1 April 2019) on a $2.3 million expansion of the ...

CessnockFree energy workshops


Cessnock City Council has partnered with the NSW Government and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to host a series of free ...

Artwork ready for the Merriwa silos


Upper Hunter Shire Council begins a large scale public artwork in April, on the GrainCorp silo facilities in Merriwa. This will be ...

Dog Parks OK but Separate Big from Small


City of Newcastle will build the city’s first fenced dog park where owners can legally let ...

Mambo Wetlands Funding Boost


Port Stephens Council successfully applied for the grant from the NSW Government’s Environmental Trust to restore ...

Cessnock Tops Big Cities


Cessnock is number six in TripAdvisor’s top ten cities. The secret is out, Cessnock has been ...

Singleton Operational Plan Unveiled


Asset renewal remains Singleton Council’s biggest focus in draft 2019/20 Operational Plan The biggest capital investment ...

City to Fund Park and Ride


Newcastle Council will pay for Park and Ride after state government dumps commuters. City of ...

Belmont Blues Festival 25 May


Craft beer and blues festival a first for Lake Macquarie. The inaugural ‘Belmont Beers, Blues and ...

Cessnock Council Citizen Conservation Consultation


Landholders invited to free workshop on protecting bushland. Cessnock City Council has a free landholder ...

Newcastle Council Minutes


Following is a summary of the Ordinary Council meeting for Tuesday 26 March 2019. NB: It is not a full record of resolutions. ...

Free Singleton Region Business Portal


Council’s free online business portal to connect businesses in Singleton. Singleton businesses can connect, grow and ...

Lake Macquarie Council Meeting Roundup


Draft after dark plan open for bright ideas Lake Macquarie City Council is inviting feedback from the community on its draft action ...


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