Diversity and Inclusion

Here at Lake Mac, our vision is to build a culture where we celebrate the diversity in our workforce and community and encourage our employees to bring their whole self to work and feel connected to our organisation and city. Our goal is to create a workforce that reflects the community we serve.

Our Diversity, Equity and Belonging Strategy 2023 - 2025 focuses on building our culture for all. We need to address diversity, equity and belonging at all levels- individual, team, leader and our systems and processes. The four key initial focus areas include:

  • Inclusive workplace culture
  • Diverse, vibrant teams
  • Organisational systems and processes
  • Inclusive Leadership

Council has also partnered with the Veterans Employment Program to support veterans find suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

What is Diversity, Equity and Belonging at Lake Mac?

Lake Mac values diversity, equity and belonging and acknowledges it is a complex, changing concept. To understand and fully communicate this concept the Lake Mac Diversity Wheel has been created to represent the multilayered complexity.


We encourage you to consider applying for a role with Lake Macquarie City Council.

Adjustments within the Recruitment Process

There are options available to request adjustments to support your individual needs during the recruitment process and in the workplace. Find out more or contact our Talent Acquisition Team on 02 4921 0333 or email [email protected].

Assistant with Application

If you are having difficulties completing an online application please contact us on 02 4921 0333 between 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday or email [email protected].

If you wish to discuss the role, please email or phone the contact person in the job advertisement.