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. Some Council facilities have reopened - 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.
We offer tours of our Council Chambers, Lake Mac Libraries, arts and cultural facilites, and Organics Resource Recovery Facility for interested school groups:
School children can get a taste of local government in a two-hour educational tour of Lake Macquarie City Council.
Tours are available on Thursdays starting at 9.30am and are open to up to 30 students.
Schools are welcome to tour the Organics Resource Recovery Facility and the Awaba Waste Management Facility to view the composting process.
Your visit will includes a tour of the facility plus an education talk about waste management and the organics processing facility.
The tour is suitable for students in Year 2 and up, and runs throughout the year.
To book, email email@example.com.
Self-guided and guided tours of our Museum of Art and Culture (MAC) are available to primary and high school students
A guided visit to MAC will begin with an introduction to the current exhibitions, the various forms of artistic expression and the role of an artist, allowing students to engage with the artworks in a meaningful way. You'll also receive activity sheets for students to complete.
Self-guided and guided tours of the Creative Lake public art trail at Warners Bay and the MAC Sculpture Park are also available. Discovery Trail activity booklets are available, free of charge, to enhance your Sculpture Park tour.
For more information on these tours, visit mac.lakemac.com.au/for-schools, or contact Visual Arts and Public Program Leader Joanna Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 4921 0705 to book.
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