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Scheduled disruption to Council online services

There will be a disruption to a number of online Council services between 5pm on Friday 28 September and 6am on Tuesday 2 October.

Lake Mac's top 4 off-road bike spots

NSW Bike Week is September 22-30, and to celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of Lake Mac’s top spots for our off-roading, MTB friends.

Draft targets aim for a greener Lake Mac future

Maintaining a green canopy covering more than half of Lake Macquarie and diverting more than 75 per cent of household waste from landfill are among the 10-year targets proposed for a new draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

Council meeting highlights – Monday 24 September

See the highlights from Monday night's Ordinary Council Meeting.

Council meeting preview – Monday 24 September

See what items are listed for discussion at Monday night's Ordinary Council Meeting.

Lake Mac set to go green with Living Smart Festival

A young eco-warrior, one of Australia’s best-known faces in the war against waste, and a Masterchef finalist spruiking the joys of organic food are among the stars to feature at this year’s Living Smart Festival.

Proposed $9.6m pathway to create iconic walking and cycling route

A proposed 3.5km shared pathway linking the end of the Fernleigh Track at Belmont with Blacksmiths Beach will create a 27km continuous walking and cycling route from Murrays Beach to Adamstown.

New guide shines light on Mother Nature’s masters of disguise

They are masters of disguise and deception, stopping at nothing to lure unwitting males into their grasp.

Maintenance and mowing at Speers Point dog park

The fenced dog park at Speers Point will be closed for mowing and maintenance on Thursday 13 September between 9.30am and noon.

Alan Davis condolence message

Staff and Councillors were saddened to hear of the passing of David Alan Davis MBE (Alan), a former Deputy Mayor of Lake Macquarie and long-serving Councillor.