community news

Green giveaway set for Saturday 30 March

Lake Macquarie City Council is poised to give away up to 1000 trailer-loads of organic material to improve backyard gardens and other green sites across the City.

What’s on this weekend in Lake Mac City

There is something for everyone in Lake Macquarie City this weekend, 22-24 March.

Pelican jetty to receive a makeover

Refurbishment works at Pelican jetty will begin next week to create a safer area for fishing and will involve shortening the jetty while maintaining its existing ‘L’ shape structure.

Harmony Day set to celebrate Lake Mac’s diversity

Dancers and performers representing cultures from across the globe will light up the stage for this year’s Harmony Day celebrations in Lake Macquarie.

Local author Kaz Delaney serves up a delicious mystery in new series

Join award-winning author, Kaz Delaney, as she reveals her new Rosie Hart mystery series at Cardiff Library at2pmon Saturday 23 March and find out what makes a mystery cosy.

New docs set to guide Upper Cockle Creek floodplain management

Continuing with flood awareness programs, optimising flood emergency management and improving flood warning systems should be high priority actions for the Upper Cockle Creek Floodplain, according to a draft study on public exhibition.

Join me at the opening of Pelican Boat Ramp this Saturday

I hope you can join me this Saturday from 9am at the official opening of the new Pelican Boat Ramp. It has taken a little more time than expected and some very hard work to get the project completed, but I am glad to say that it is a vast improvement on what was previously there. I am positive we will see a number of locals and visitors test out the ramp, which is now safer and more accessible.

Search on for next gen to regenerate Lake Mac

The hunt is on for a new generation of fresh young faces to rehabilitate and protect wild areas throughout Lake Macquarie.

Giddy up in Lake Mac

Here in Lake Mac there are plenty of great places to take your horse for a trot, canter or gallop!

Lake Macquarie's pre-polling locations for NSW State Government Election

On Saturday 23 March 2019, state elections will take place across New South Wales. Find your nearest pre-poll voting centre.