Council HQ Takes Shape


Newcastle council’s move to its new administrative headquarters in a new West End building is on track ...

West End CBD Shapes Up


Newcastle’s draft West End Streetscape stage 2 is on public exhibition. A variety of projects to improve the city’s emerging Hunter Street ...

Stevenson Park Makeover


The park will get more car parking, a larger playground area, a fenced off-leash area for dogs, new footpath connections and upgrades to ...

Awaba Waste Recycling Expanded


$30 mlilion expansion streamlines Lake Mac waste facility. A recycling centre, new waste transfer station, ...

LNP Promise Hands Off Public Water


Pledge to keep local water utilities in local hands welcomed by councils. The local government sector ...

Newcastle Library Digitisation Lab Funded


City of Newcastle today welcomed an $80,000 Metropolitan Public Library Grant to help build Newcastle Region Library’s ...

Rare WWI Mortar Reinstalled in Speers Point Park


A rare World War I German trench mortar has resumed pride of place in Speers Point Park following extensive restoration. Crews used ...

Lake Council Honours Citizens


At Friday evening’s (22 Feb) Lake Macquarie Awards, Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Cr Kay Fraser, said they celebrated the City’s elite sportspeople, imaginative ...

Local Government NSW Hopeful on Medium Density Change


Local Government NSW (LGNSW) said the announcement than an ALP State Government would scrap the mandatory application of the Medium Density Housing Code ...

Lake Playground Rollout Reaches Killingworth


Killingworth Playground to receive $125,000 makeover Work starts this week on a $125,000 revamp of ...

NAIDOC Week Grants Open


Apply now to fund a NAIDOC Week event in 2019 Lake Macquarie City Council is offering local community groups, not-for-profit organisations, agencies ...

Most Backyard Pools Fail Inspection


Lake Macquarie has an estimated 20,000-25,000 backyard pools and only 14,000 are registered pools. Almost ...

See Council at Work on Interactive Map


Newcastle Council (aka: “City of Newcastle (CN)”) has an interactive map on their website ...

Reassert Strategic Planning: Councils


Proposals to ban spot rezoning by developers and boost investment in rural and regional roads are supported by the local government sector. ...

Singleton Council Proposed Road Selloff


Approximately 6.79ha section of the road known as Stoney Creek Road will be sold to an ...

Lake Council Meetings Live Streamed


Lake Macquarie City Council meetings are broadcast live, online, with the recordings available for download the ...

Lake Art Gallery Expansion


A $2.3 million expansion of Lake Macquarie’s Art Gallery begins construction next month to enhance the ...

Lake Environmental Sustainability Grants Open


Applications are open for grants of up to $3000 for community groups undertaking eco-friendly projects across Lake Macquarie. ...

Newcastle South Beach Skate Bowl Concerns


Plans to build a skate bowl on Newcastle South Beach are on hold following a critical ...

Lake Macquarie Council Hours for Australia Day


Operating arrangements for Australia Day Public Holiday Monday 28 January 2019 Please see below for Council’s operating arrangements for Monday 28 January 2019. ...

Councils Continue Apprentice Tradition


A Lake Macquarie City Council training program addressing Australia’s skills shortage crisis will be expanded, after ...

Toronto Swim Centre Testing Begins


Lake Macquarie City Council’s $6.5 million refurbishment of Toronto Swim Centre is at first stage testing ...

Singleton Council Nominees for Awards


Nominees for Singleton’s Citizen and Young Achiever of the Year Awards include a Broadway star, sporting club members, a historian, a blood donation advocate and ...

Lake Macquarie Art Gallery Lineup


JANUARY HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS Click to book! If you are interested in a workshop that is sold out, you can go on ...

Plan for new Honeysuckle public domain


Honeysuckle’s future public domain plan is available for download at the Hunter and Central Coast Development ...

Community Input ~ Location of Cessnock banner poles


Cessnock City Council is asking the community for feedback on proposed locations for the installation of banner poles in Weston, Greta and Wollombi. ...

Scholarships Offer for Port Stephens Students


The Port Stephens Mayoral Academic Scholarships program is a partnership between Port Stephens Council and local businesses to support the next generation of business and ...

Wheelie Smart Bins for Salisbury SA


Salisbury Council (Adelaide, SA) has installed two “smart” self-compacting network-connected 120L waste bins and might buy 20 more of varying sizes if trials ...

Newcastle City Parking Price Change


The City of Newcastle is trialling reduced cost of on-street parking for users of pay-by-phone “Easypark” parking app. From 1 January, the ...

City Hall Southern Ramp Completed


The City of Newcastle unveiled a newly restored section of City Hall, part of external restoration works. City Hall Project Manager ...


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