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...

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...

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...

Lake Macquarie City Council is working with community sporting groups across the City to help them return to training from today, Friday 29 May, in line with the latest advice from the NSW Government.

Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser said our community is passionate a...

Lake Mac Holiday Parks are set to reopen, with surging demand from holidaymakers looking to take a break after the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Belmont Lakeside, Blacksmiths Beachside, Swansea Lakeside, Wangi Point and Sails at Belmont will all reopen from Monday 1...

Lake Mac Libraries branches, the Museum of Art and Culture, and the Visitor Information Centre will re-open from Monday 1 June, following an easing of restrictions from the NSW Government.

Lake Macquarie Mayor Cr Kay Fraser said she is pleased to see facilities re-open...

A trio of murals installed as part of the world-first Smart Beaches project are set to provide a striking welcome for visitors to one of Lake Macquarie’s most iconic stretches of coast. (Above: Artist Daniel Joyce and Smart Beaches Project Manager Tony Blunden with the...

Regional Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) Squad Investigators have formally interviewed a 25-year-old Rutherford woman regarding two alleged dumps of household waste at Melville Ford in the Maitland Local Government area.

The dumping of excess domestic waste in a remote b...

Lake Macquarie City Council’s 2020-2023 Youth Strategy #LakeMacNextGen is now on exhibition. The development of the strategy was led by Lake Macquarie’s young people and Council is now asking for feedback.

The strategy provides a clearer picture of what life is like fo...

Elite Hunter athletes are lapping up the opportunity to train in the pool following the reopening of Charlestown and Speers Point Swim Centres.

Paralympics triathlete Lauren Parker returned to the water last week after a two-month swim-training hiatus due to COVID-19.

“I...

Lappers will soon have the opportunity to swim at either Speers Point or Charlestown Swim Centre, with Speers Point Swim Centre opening, by appointment only, to the public from Monday 25 May. (Pictured above: Speers Point Swim Centre. Image courtesy of Lake Macquarie C...

Many of us have been cleaning and sorting our homes during lockdown and now is the time to dispose of those hazardous chemicals in a safe way. Residents of Lake Macquarie and the Hunter are encouraged to take any unwanted chemicals to the next Chemical CleanOut, hosted...

Lake Macquarie Landcare have celebrated National Volunteer Week (18-24 May) by taking things online with a screening of the uplifting and inspiring film, 2040. After the film, participants took part in a live panel discussion featuring the film’s writer and director, D...

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