Master sculptor Drew Line in the Sand


Veteran artist Dennis Massoud is king of the sandcastle when it comes to sand-sculpting. The former sand-sculpting world champion shared his skills on Saturday ...

Cruise Tourism Moves to Lake


Growing demand for commercial cruises on Lake Macquarie has induced a local operator to launch its first lake-only tours. CoastXP has operated ...

Lake Environment Research Grants


Research projects tackling some of the environmental challenges confronting Lake Macquarie could be eligible for funding under an Environmental Research Grants scheme. ...

Artists’ Call for Charlestown Mall


Opportunity to design furniture for Charlestown’s soon to be revitalised mall. An artist will have the opportunity to have their work feature in the ...

Lake Council Community Co-designed Website.


Lake Macquarie City Council has launched a new-look website co-designed with the community to improve online experience for ratepayers. www.lakemac.com.au has been redesigned ...

Lake Cultural Collections Policy Review


Suite of documents to guide library and cultural collections A new draft strategy aims to guide the future of more than 400,000 items that ...

Young Lake Athletes for Hungary 2020


Team Lake Macquarie announced for 2020 International Children’s Games in Hungary Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser with Team Lake Mac 2020 - ...

Rock Fishing – Life Jackets Compulsory


Life jackets compulsory for rock fishing in Lake Macquarie. Lake Macquarie City Council reminds rock fishing enthusiasts that new legislation makes it compulsory ...

Myuna Bay Camp to Move


Agreement reached on the future of Myuna Bay Sport and Recreation Centre. A new centre will be built on a waterfront site near ...

Enjoying Lake Mac Carols


Festive revellers pack Lake Mac Carols More than 15,000 fans of the festive season packed Speers Point Park on Sunday evening to celebrate Christmas ...

Lake City Meeting Notes


Lake Macquarie City Council meeting highlights for Monday 2 December 2019 Final determinations made at last night’s Standing Committee Meeting of Lake Macquarie ...

Lake City Asks its Creatives


Editor’s note: Throsby wanted to take the survey but was informed in no uncertain terms that he is clearly not “creative”  (crestfallen) ...

Lake Road Condition Survey Goes Hi-tech


Hi-tech to assess conditions on Lake Mac roads. Lake Macquarie City Council will deploy Google Street View-style technology to map and assess more ...

Lake Macquarie Art Centre Reopens


Weekend events for re-opening of revitalised arts space. After a $2.3 million upgrade, Lake Macquarie’s Museum of Art and Culture (MAC). reopens this ...

Amphibious Wheelchair at Belmont Baths


An amphibious wheelchair gives people with disability access to open water. Carers assist Tracey Blair as she enters Belmont Baths in the Mobi-chair ...

Murals Colour Lake Mac Libraries


New murals at Charlestown and Toronto, and Belmont Libraries now colour children’s reading. Artist Nina Katzmarski and her mural at Toronto Library ...

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 ...

Thunder on the Lake


Australia’s most powerful racing boats will thunder across Lake Macquarie this weekend. The superboats will race at 1.20pm on Saturday 19 October and ...

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 ...

Rathmines Hall Work Starts


Heritage-listed Rathmines Community Hall is being renovated. The building has been closed since 2015 due to maintenance and asbestos issues. Jaime ...

New Arts Venue for Lake


An innovative multi-arts space capable of hosting national and international shows is proposed for Speers Point Park’s promenade. The venue will use ...

Blue and Black at Redhead


Lake Macquarie City Council’s professional beach lifeguards will kick off their summer patrols this Saturday 28 September at Blacksmiths, Caves, Catherine Hill Bay and Redhead ...

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 ...

Lake Residents’ Chemical Clean-out


It is spring-cleaning time again. Residents of Lake Macquarie and the Hunter are encouraged to clear their homes of unwanted chemicals at the next Chemical ...

Go-ahead for Boolaroo Pasminco Site


Council lauds move to realise ‘once-in-a-generation’ development opportunity Lake Macquarie City Council has welcomed State Government legislation aimed at fast-tracking redevelopment of the former ...

Lake City News


Input into Lake City Council planning matters made clearer. How people can have their say on planning matters, such as Development Applications, ...

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 ...

Art to Inspire Creativity at Lake Libraries


Expressions of interest are open for artists to design and install artworks that will engage and delight children aged 0-10 years, in three ...

$9 Million to Transform Toronto


Nine million dollar boost to transform Toronto as a lakeside destination. The Toronto foreshore will get a multi-million dollar transformation, and members ...

Munibung Road Extension


Council has agreed on the terms for an access licence with KPMG to allow construction of the Munibung Road extension. KPMG have merged ...


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