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 ...

Multi-language Dementia Support


More than 430,000 Australians live with dementia. That number will exceed one million by 2050. Limited awareness of dementia in people ...

AAT Appointment Bias Worries Law Council


AAT appointments must be transparent and merit-based The Law Council of Australia has raised serious ...

Sodeisha Ceramics Collection at City Gallery


A nationally significant exhibition will open at Newcastle Art Gallery on Saturday 2 March 2019, drawn ...

Hunter Drone Flyers Warned


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) warns Hunter region drone flyers to carefully read and follow the air safety rules. This follows ...

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 ...

Love Water Campaign Just Might Be Working


Hunter region showing its love for water one year on. There are signs ...

Lake Playground Rollout Reaches Killingworth


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

Catch and Release Shark Paralysis


You read that right: don’t stress out those sharks Underwater drone vision shows catch and release fishing may have significant damaging effects ...

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 ...

People, Nature, and Sport in Windale Artwork


A $50,000 public art project in Windale celebrates the feelings, stories, dreams and aspirations of the local community. The 10-metre long multi-media ...

See Council at Work on Interactive Map


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

Bar Association & Law Society Defend Preston


The New South Wales Bar Association and The Law Society of NSW are both concerned about recent claims in the media of judicial ...

How Will Mass Transit Handle Automation?


As it was with the Internet, we can scarcely guess where the future ...

WhatsApp Scam Alert


WhatsApp users are warned of a scam that could give hackers access to your WhatsApp account and ...

Students Complete UoN Pathway Program


More than 100 students celebrated the completion of a University of Newcastle pathway program. Friends and family joined the students ...

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. ...

Eighty Years of Committees as Cane Toads March On


The House Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will hold a public hearing tomorrow for its inquiry into controlling the spread of ...

Singleton Council Proposed Road Selloff


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

Landmark Rocky Hill Ruling Might Embolden Courts


On Friday, Chief Judge Brian Preston of the New South Wales Land and Environment Court handed down a landmark judgement confirming a decision ...

Renewable Energy Base Load? Why Not?


What does a country that spent 200 years digging holes in the ground do with those holes ...

Lake Council Meetings Live Streamed


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

Public Hearing on Automated Mass Transit


Australia is on the edge of a transport revolution, as governments and industry prepare for the ...

Megaliner Explorer of the Seas Visits Newcastle


The largest cruise ship to visit the region will make its maiden voyage to Port of ...

Early Photography at the Australian Museum 1857 – 1893


Australia’s earliest scientific photographs are revealed for the first time in an exhibition, Capturing Nature, opening at the Australian Museum (AM) on 16 ...

Civil Aviation Safety Check Flights


If you’re buzzed by a low-flying aircraft resembling the one pictured above, don’t be alarmed. It’s ...

Historic Lake Media Exhibit


Get an insight into our community’s historic relationship with the beach as part of SEEN@Swansea’s latest ...

Lake Art Gallery Expansion


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

I’m Not Racist, but Connect Me to a Human


Australians Don't Want to Talk to a Robot When Shopping A Global study* highlights huge disconnect between Australian retailers and consumers and ...


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