The health and safety of residents, customers and employees is our top priority and we are continuing to monitor developments in response to COVID-19. Council facilities are open - please follow physical distancing rules of 1.5 metres, limit outdoor gatherings in line with NSW Government restrictions, and continue to practice safe hygiene and wash hands regularly.
The Toronto and surrounds features a diverse range of businesses, medical, personal services, creative enterprises, government and community services all with close access to Lake Macquarie foreshore. The area includes the Toronto West Industrial area which is expected to experience an increase and diversification in jobs.
Fassifern Rail Station is also located nearby and is a high use station for residents living in and around the immediate area. It offers connection into Newcastle and south to Sydney.
Rathmines is also an important historic site for Lake Macquarie, which was home to the RAAF Catalina Base during World War II. The are includes a retail shopping precinct with future opportunities that will see an increase in the arts and creative industries with the redevelopment of Rathmines Theatre.
Read Local Strategic Planning Statement
Lake Macquarie City Council
126-138 Main Road,
Speers Point, NSW 2284
Box 1906, Hunter Region
Mail Centre, NSW 2310
Phone 02 4921 0333
Local number for Wyee residents 02 4357 1999
Telephone Interpreting Service 131 450 National Relay Service 133 677
ABN: 81 065 027 868