environment news

Funding to enhance Lake Macquarie’s natural assets

Lake Macquarie City Council has welcomed the announcement of $420,000 in funding from the State Government for coastal dune revegetation, foreshore rehabilitation and wetland management in Lake Macquarie.

Funding to enhance Lake Macquarie’s natural assets

Lake Macquarie City Council has welcomed the announcement of $420,000 in funding from the State Government for coastal dune revegetation, foreshore rehabilitation and wetland management in Lake Macquarie.

plastic bags

10 tips for living plastic-free

Here are our top 10 tips to help you go plastic free this July.

Green means go for $5m plant recycling plastic for roads

Plastic bags, recycled glass and printer toner will be used in the construction of new Hunter roads thanks to a cutting-edge facility operating in Lake Macquarie.

Congratulations to our Landcare volunteers

Last week I was lucky enough to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of Lake Mac’s Landcare partnership, which is an incredible achievement and one that deserves our recognition.

Landcare volunteers celebrate 20 years of digging Lake Mac

An army of green-thumbed volunteers is preparing to blow out the candles on 20 years of caring for the environment in Lake Macquarie.

Eco-gardening guru Costa Georgiadis to headline Living Smart Festival 2019

Australian eco-gardening superstar Costa Georgiadis will headline an expanded Living Smart Festival in September to help celebrate the landmark event’s 10th anniversary.

Chemical CleanOut

CleanOut targets household chemicals

Lake Macquarie City Council and NSW EPA are giving Hunter residents the chance to dispose of potentially dangerous chemical and problem wastes lurking in homes throughout the City.

Record tourism push to drive overnight stays in Lake Mac

Lake Macquarie’s stunning natural beauty and jaw-dropping outdoor pursuits will star in the biggest tourism push in the City’s history.

Let’s Talk sessions cover flooding, natural disasters in Lake Mac

Expert talks held in Lake Macquarie next month will help shed light on flooding and tidal inundation risks in Pelican, Blacksmiths and Swansea, and how residents can prepare for natural disasters.