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 ...

Artwork Shines Upon the Lake


A striking 12m-tall public art sculpture celebrating Lake Macquarie adorns Speers Point Park. The $150,000 commission, known as Chimera, comprises a tower ...

$1.24bn worth of development approved in Lake Mac


Development continues to boom in Lake Macquarie despite a national downward trend, with a record $1.24 billion worth of development approvals in the ...

On Floating Your Boat


Experience the magic of this year’s Float Your Boat festival. Float your Boat lights up Lake Macquarie later this month with a ...

Colonial Art at Seen@Swansea


Discover art and nature from colonial NSW at SEEN@Swansea’s latest exhibition. The historic journey of Harriet and Helena Scott is recorded through ...

Belmont Blues Festival Success


Thousands of blues and brews fans packed Belmont foreshore last weekend for an inaugural beer and music festival to “ignight” Lake Macquarie. ...

Grants Offer to Preserve Lake Heritage


Heritage projects in Lake Macquarie district are eligible for City Council grants of up to $5000. Manager Integrated Planning Wes Hain said Council’s Local ...

Faster, Cheaper, Sooner Arrives Later


NBN rollout in The Boulevarde, Toronto to affect Council streetscape works. nbn co. has advised Council that excavation works are required to ...

Toronto Foreshore Study on Display


Analysis reveals Toronto Foreshore’s character and connectivity. A detailed analysis of Toronto Foreshore’s character and connectivity will inform Lake Macquarie City Council’s ...

Charlestown High-tech Art


Artists sought to create artworks for innovative art trail in the heart of Charlestown. High-tech artworks featuring light projections and sound will form part ...

Lake Flooding Forum (& free snack :)


Let’s Talk sessions cover flooding, natural disasters in Lake Mac. Expert talks held in Lake Macquarie next month will cover flooding and ...

Lake Council Spending Plan


A draft plan to be considered at a meeting next week outlines how Lake Macquarie City Council will spend its $356 million annual ...

Lake Council’s Easter and Anzac Day Arrangements


These are Lake Macquarie ...

Whatever Floats Your Boat


Lake Macquarie City Council wants local boaties to help light up the Lake in June’s Float ...


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