Lake Macquarie’s glider population is growing despite recent fires and drought, with a four-year research project showing a steady increase in activity. ( Above: Rainbow Lorikeets use insulated nesting boxes)

The Lake Macquarie City Council-funded study by University of...

The Hunter Business Chamber has welcomed the Federal Government’s building and construction industry stimulus package that will offer grants of $25,000 to assist eligible home builders and renovators with projects.

“Construction is a key industry in the Hunter – it’s th...

Anglican Care’s annual “Green Day” celebration to be held on 5 June World Environment Day, will have added significance in 2020, as the organisation notches up yet another significant and hard earnt environmental accolade – “Silver Partner” status with the NSW Governme...

The peak body for the Residential Land Lease Community industry warmly supports the Government's announcement today of the Homebuilder Grant.

With over 100,000 Australians already choosing the lifestyle and security of a land lease community, the Homebuilder Grant will...

City of Newcastle will begin upgrading Newcastle Ocean Baths from early next year to improve the safety and accessibility of its two pools while community consultation continues on future improvements to the site’s historic pavilions.

Remediation of the 1920s-era facili...

Volunteers and experienced contractors have the opportunity to join the growing performing arts and cultural scene of Lake Mac, with Lake Macquarie City Council calling for expressions of interest and volunteer applications. (Above: The finishing touches are being comp...

OzHarvest’s iconic yellow van has pulled in to PCYC Lake Macquarie in Windale to set up a new food relief hub that will provide 700 pre-cooked meals and over 600 hampers each week to 60 local charities across the Hunter in response to COVID-19.

This year marks 10 years...

A Hunter-first plan aimed at tackling the issue of homelessness and improving the lives of those affected will be developed by Lake Macquarie City Council in close consultation with the community.

An online survey is now open for service providers, community groups, go...

An app that allows everyday people to help local businesses struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched today.

'Lean In Newy’ connects organisations that need support, with people wanting to help, while providing added encouragement through $50,000 in vo...

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) will receive $45 million in additional funding to fast-track hazard reduction and fleet upgrades to prepare for the next bushfire season.

The funding boost includes:$10.7 million for additional State Mitigation Crews to help fast-track h...

Blackbutt Reserve’s animal exhibit boardwalk will reopen to the public today.

Animal encounters, wildlife exhibits and shows remain on hold under the current social distancing and public gathering restrictions, while the kiosk also remains closed.

“Blackbutt Reserve is...

Dallas Rosekelly, the founder of Planet Fitness in Australia, has been lobbying to the State and Federal Government and Fitness Australia for weeks to get gyms re-opened in NSW and across Australia.

Dallas decided he couldn’t remain silent any longer, saying “enough is...

Brian Lizotte’s life has always been filled with good food and great music. For almost two decades, Brian has been the name and face behind Live @Lizotte’s, a dinner show concept that began in a restaurant at the Ettalong Beach War Memorial Club.


He expanded his offeri...

Thousands of Lake Macquarie students will surf online to learn water safety this winter thanks to an innovative Council lifeguards education program.

Lake Macquarie City Council’s professional lifeguards usually visit more than 65 schools during the cooler months to tea...

Newcastle Art Gallery will re-open Tuesday 2nd June, following the NSW Premier’s announcement that cultural institutions can re-open from 1 June amid easing COVID-19 restrictions.

The Gallery will re-open to visitors with separate, two-hour daily sessions from Tuesday 2...

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