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 ...

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 ...

New Trash Filter for Winding Creek


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

Sun Unsets on Vales Point


By Michelle Grattan Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra The government has given modest comfort ...

Belmont Blues Festival 25 May


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

Mulch Mountain Manna


Lake Macquarie City Council will give away up to 1000 trailer-loads of organic material to improve backyard gardens and other green sites across ...

Glendale to Lake Pathway


Works on the final stages of the Speers Point to Glendale shared pathway are underway. ...

Pelican Boat Ramp Reopens


Pelican Boat Ramp reopens to the public this weekend following a $1.2 million upgrade. ...

Lake Macquarie Shoreline Improvements


Three of Lake Macquarie’s most popular waterfront locations are ready for Christmas and beyond. Pictured ~ Green Point fig tree venue, ...

Belmont Baths reopen this weekend


Lake Macquarie’s largest swimming baths reopen this Saturday after a $850,000 rebuild. Belmont Baths ...


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