council news

Expert to shed new light on Lake Mac history

Moves are underway to shed new light on Lake Macquarie’s rich history and the artefacts that bring it to life.

25,000 celebrate Lake Mac Carols

More than 25,000 people have rung in Christmas with a mix of traditional carols and modern classics at this year’s Lake Mac Carols at Speers Point Park.

Council shining a light on illegal dumping in Lake Mac

Lighting has been installed at an illegal dumping hot-spot in Lake Macquarie in the latest bid to crack down on the environmentally destructive practice.

Council meeting highlights – Monday 10 December

Read the highlights from Council's final Ordinary Council Meeting for 2019.

Council experiencing power outage

Power has been restored to our Administration Building, however, we are still experiencing technical difficulties and will remain closed. Tonight's Public Forum and Standing Committee Meetings in the Council Chambers will go ahead as scheduled.

Council meeting highlights – Monday 3 December

Read the highlights from Council's Standing Committee Meeting held on Monday 3 December 2018.

Council meeting preview - Monday 3 December

Council’s next meeting will take place on Monday 3 December 2018, with a Standing Committee Meeting at 6.30pm.

Dino imposters exposed in new exhibition

They are lean, mean prehistoric killing machines … just don’t call them dinosaurs.

Roving Lake Mac library van notches up NSW award

It has clocked enough kilometres to get to London and halfway back, but the most important trips Lake Macquarie’s Rover mobile library does are much closer to home.

Applications open for artists to showcase talents

Hanging space in some of Lake Macquarie City Council’s busiest libraries is up for grabs as part of an initiative to celebrate local artists and encourage new art projects.