Asbestos Disposal Now Cheaper


An increase in safe disposal areas for asbestos and an end to expensive asbestos disposal levies aim to reduce illegal across NSW. Asbestos ...Nothing found

Return Waste Levy to Region


Newcastle City calls for greater access to waste levy funds. City of Newcastle has again called for the State Government’s imposed waste levy ...Nothing found

Windale Rezoning Proposal


Rezoning proposal makes way for Windale’s growth. Almost 19 hectares of land in Windale would be rezoned for medium density housing under a ...Nothing found

Lake City Growth Plan


Ambitious plan to guide growth of Lake Mac over the next 20 years. The draft Lake Macquarie City Local Strategic Planning Statement is now ...Nothing found

Cessnock ~ Living with Flying-foxes


$30,000 in flying-fox subsidies open to residents. To help residents manage issues of nearby flying-foxes, Cessnock City Council has secured two grants totalling $30,000 ...Nothing found

Dogs Unleashed


Furry friends flock to city’s new fenced dog park. Fi-fi and two of her human friends at North Lambton fenced dog park ...Nothing found

Redhead Beach in itself a Work of Art


Submissions open for Redhead Beach art installation. A $20,000 artwork will be installed at Redhead Beach as part of the ground-breaking Smart Beaches project. Expressions of interest ...Nothing found

Darby Street Parking Hours Change


City answers parking call from Darby Street traders. City of Newcastle has extended the existing one-hour limits on Darby Street, giving customers more ...Nothing found

Art Surrounds the Lake


Strategy paints picture of public art in Lake Mac over next 10 years. Artist Rachael Klyyve and decorated traffic switch cabinet Lake ...Nothing found

Beresfield’s Backyard Blitz


Multimillion-dollar investment for a smarter, safer Beresfield. Beresfield has the first council free Wi-Fi outside Newcastle CBD as part of a $3 ...Nothing found

Now, about that plan..


Maitland City Council has prepared a draft Community Participation Plan (CPP) to meet new requirements under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EP&A Act) 1979. ...Nothing found

Ruttleys Rd Wyee Upgrade


A $2.6 million upgrade to a section of Ruttleys Road, Wyee, is finished. A separate $4 million upgrade to Wyee Road should ...Nothing found

Kurri Kurri Ambulance Hall Repaired


Cessnock City Council said repairs to the Kurri Kurri Ambulance Hall are finished and the hall has reopened. Council closed the hall after ...Nothing found

City Ward Boundaries Review


Under the NSW Local Government Act 1993, the City of Newcastle is required to review the distribution of voters across its Local Government Area Wards. ...Nothing found

Innovation and Risky Business Rewarded


Cessnock City Council has been recognised for excellence in risk management at the Statewide Mutual Risk Management Excellence Awards (RMEA) for 2019. Council's ...Nothing found

Newcastle Joins Renewables Push


Newcastle joins a growing number of cities and states to source energy from renewables, ignoring federal government paralysis. A plan to source 100 per ...Nothing found

Councils to State: Stop Eroding Local Planning


Local Governments call for Halt to State's Erosion of Local Planning Powers . The extension of mandatory local planning panels to the Central Coast ...Nothing found

Local Historians Share at Lake’s History Illuminated


Local Historians Ed Tonks, and Greg and Sylvia Ray, highlight Lake Macquarie libraries’ week of history events. Author Peter FitzSimons discusses his bestselling works, ...Nothing found

Awaba House Statement


The state-heritage listed Awaba House at Booragul is currently closed due to a fire, which broke out in the building on Tuesday 20 ...Nothing found

Cessnock Snippets


Become a tech savvy senior Get tech savvy by taking part in the upcoming fun and FREE Be Connected Technology Workshops for ...Nothing found

Kilaben Bay Jetty and Baths Work


Work has begun on Kilaben Bay baths and the neighbouring jetty. Lake Council’s Section Manager Community Assets Brendan Callander said work ...Nothing found

Newcastle West Library Planned


The Library, located on the ground floor of Council’s new premises at the corner of Stewart and Hunter streets, will accent the “digital library” concept. ...Nothing found

City’s $91million on Capital Works


Preliminary figures show $91.6 million was invested into Newcastle’s network of roads, community buildings, parks and reserves, making 2018/19 a record year for City of ...Nothing found

Cessnock Council News


Who do you think you are? Find out this National Family History Month! August is National Family History Month (NFHM) and Cessnock City Library ...Nothing found

Number 2 Sportground Trials Renewables


The City of Newcastle has completed a solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging hub that will also provide renewable electricity to supply all of No.2 Sportsground. ...Nothing found

Council and Maritime Society at Loggerheads


City of Newcastle will retire trusteeship of the Newcastle Maritime Museum collection after the Newcastle Maritime Museum Society rescinded an agreement to donate the collection ...Nothing found

Cessnock News Snippets


Upgrades to Branxton Community Hall Branxton Community Hall attendees can look forward to improved safety and accessibility as a number of upgrades to ...Nothing found

Lake’s Chief Development Planner Awarded


Council’s Chief Development Planner Liz Lambert has been recognised with an Excellence in Leadership award at the Local Government Week Awards on Thursday evening. ...Nothing found

Pearson Street Makeover


Charlestown’s Pearson Street Mall will undergo transformation under a draft plan on public exhibition. The design concept includes ...Nothing found

Country Community Funding Round Three


Cessnock City Council will submit several applications for the Cessnock Local Government Area under the Round Three of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund ...Nothing found


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