In line with NSW government restrictions, stay-at-home orders currently apply in Lake Macquarie City. Stay safe Lake Mac
Here are our top seven riding tracks to stretch your legs in Lake Mac.
Our seven favourite spots to experience the best walks, from short strolls to day-long hikes.
We've compiled a list of some of the most picturesque aquatic spots in Lake Mac.
We've found the best spots in Lake Mac to catch a glimpse of these amazing marine animals.
Laura and Chris were barely seeing each other and spending too much time sitting in Sydney traffic. Now they have truly found their happy place.
Read the digital version of our first Let's Lake Mac magazine, a fun guide to living in Lake Macquarie City.
Meet Kat and Ben, the professional photographers who moved to Lake Macquarie from Sydney four years ago, replacing their home city’s daily grind with the idyllic lifestyle on offer in the southern suburb of Nords Wharf.
Caroline and Dillon recently took a road trip to Lake Macquarie and discovered it’s not just the lake that this region has to offer for water-loving people.
Whether you’re a pro-angler or just looking for some places to take the kids, here is our list of the best places to go fishing in Lake Mac.
Lake Macquarie offers some of the best and most accessible wildflower walks in NSW. Check out six of the best wildlflower walks right on our doorstep.
Gabby and Will Magin are the husband-and-wife duo behind Community Refill. With a passion for manufacturing organic and primarily plastic-free beauty, personal care and cleaning products, the couple established their eco-focused business in 2016.
It may have taken a global economic crisis to bring Leigha and her family home to Lake Macquarie, but now she couldn’t imagine living anywhere else.
A visit to an old friend turned into a life-changing move to Lake Macquarie for father-of-two Dave Mulquiney and his family.
Five years ago, Ben Souter was living in a shed in Redhead, making ends meet as a carpenter fitting out caravans. The makeshift sleeping quarters are long gone, but that same shed is now home to Souter’s burgeoning offroad camper-trailer company BRS Offroad.
Lake Macquarie and Warners Bay Private Hospitals, are among Lake Macquarie’s largest employers, with a combined workforce of more than 1000 staff.
Creative couple Danka Gralik and Nick Druery were living in Manly when they decided it was time to jump on the property ladder.
Stephanie, husband James and their two young children moved to the lakeside suburb of Eleebana from Sydney’s Sutherland Shire in April. The City’s beaches, lake and warmer climate attracted them to Lake Macquarie, but since making the move, they have discovered there is so much more to love about our City.
COVID-19 might have kept people at literal arm’s length from each other for the past few months, but it has also drawn the Lake Macquarie community closer together.
For Dean and Belinda Kidd, life during a pandemic is busy. Their disability support provider, My Goal Australia, has adapted to continue working with their clients. In addition, the couple has just welcomed a third child.
Lake Macquarie company Sirron Group has become one of a growing number of local businesses rapidly adapting, evolving and retooling to save jobs and contribute much-needed health supplies.
A 3D printer and a staunch dedication to his local community were all it took for Lake Macquarie teacher Jason Horadam to tackle the COVID-19 crisis face-first.
Rookie mining engineers in Peru stepping into a virtual underground world as part of their training would have little idea that everything in their field of vision was made in Lake Macquarie.
Swapping the big smoke for a sea change doesn’t have to mean losing touch with your big city roots. We introduce you to four suburbs to discover new beginnings located in different corners of our beautiful city.
Here are three examples of the many small and large businesses across our City pulling out all stops to prevail.
We caught Alice May – the brains behind Miss Mays – for a few quick questions during the festive season rush to get some advice on creating the perfect picnic … and to find out a bit more about her burgeoning enterprise.
Wine – we love to drink it, taste it, and talk about it. If you're in the mood for a road trip, with the promise of wine and a beautiful meal on arrival, the Hunter Valley is only one hour away from Lake Macquarie.
Once a mining town that barely registered a blip on the cultural radar, the lakeside suburb of Teralba is enjoying a renaissance as a creative hub.
A Lake Macquarie prototyping lab is playing host to cutting-edge work in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency hospital ventilators designed and built in Lake Macquarie will be ready for clinical testing as soon as next month.
Fine dining is one thing, but what about those days when you just crave something sweet? Fear not – there are myriad bakeries, patisseries, cafes and ice-creameries dotted across Lake Mac to help sate that sugary desire.
The weather is starting to warm up – so get outside and enjoy all Lake Mac has to offer. Spring is the perfect time to explore our villages, beaches, and coves.
Lake Mac is home to a diverse selection of coffee shops so let’s shed some light on which ones are the crema of the crop. Here are the seven most popular spots as voted by you.
From her base in Lake Macquarie, Michelle Ebbin is taking on the world with her innovative sensory clothing range.
We take a tour of Feedback Organic Recovery at Cardiff with founder Dave Sivyer to discover the power of reusing food waste and how anyone can become an urban farmer.
We know our community is passionate about the environment but what are they really doing to help protect it?
Closely connected by train to Newcastle and Sydney, Lake Mac locals share their travel stories and the friendships created on their daily commutes.
Lake Macquarie dancer Xavier Towers has seen more of the world in his nine short years than many adults have in a lifetime.
Southern Smoke were looking forward to a calendar booked solid with weekend events.
But never before has the club faced the kind of challenge presented by COVID-19.
The spread of COVID-19 proved to be a triple-whammy for this small business owner.
One of the State’s biggest community organisations has signed up to a high-speed internet initiative that puts Lake Mac on the world stage for doing business online.