Let's Lake Mac

Follow your passion for the great outdoors with the beauty of Lake Macquarie. A city of beaches, forests and vibrant communities only 90 minutes from Sydney. Escape the fast pace of life, those long commutes and improve your work-life balance.

When you move to Lake Macquarie, it's not just about moving house. It's about all the other things you're going to experience when you get here. So go on, make your move to Lake Mac.

Discover the latest stories from the people and places that make Lake Macquarie a unique and exciting place for families to grow, businesses to thrive and visitors to explore.


Our story

Lake Mac is a city unlike any other.

A city of vibrant communities connected by new ideas and life by the lake. A city of beaches, forests and next-generation thinking. A natural playground for progress and possibility.

To live here is to be connected. To be part of a true community who value creativity and collaboration, wellbeing and sustainability, opportunity and diversity.

Together, we believe in shaping our own future — not waiting for it. Building on our city vision, we look ahead with purpose, working to make tomorrow greater. For our city. For our environment. For each other.

Alive with energy and optimism, we are home to exciting adventures and industry, new experiences and innovation.

We are making better happen. We are inspired. We are Lake Mac.

Let's share your story

Let's share your story. We want to meet the people who make our city unique and exciting – the innovators, local legends, business owners, sports heroes, new residents and everyone in between. If you have a unique story, big achievement or passion for our city, we’d love to share your story.

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