environment news

Share the track Lake Mac

What better way to view our unique natural environment and access the City’s facilities, than by walking and cycling.

Wetlands support a sustainable Lake Mac

Today we celebrate World Wetlands Day, a day to recognise the important contribution that the City’s wetland areas make to our natural environment.

Register your Clean Up Australia Day site

Lake Macquarie City Council is once again calling on the community, schools and local businesses to lend a hand to tidy up our City at this year’s event on Sunday 4 March.

Enjoy a lakeside picnic with family and friends

Lake Macquarie is great place to get together with family and friends to have a picnic or a barbie, and summer is the season for it.

Spend time in Southlake this summer

Enjoy a bushwalk and picnic in the Watagan Mountains National Park or bunker down for the night at one of the many campsites.

Step back in time at Rathmines Park

The Rathmines Park isn’t just adored by locals, it is culturally significant on a national level due to its association with WWII and pivotal operational events such as the Coral Sea Battle.

image of old pier at Catherine Hill Bay

Uncover the heritage of beautiful Catherine Hill Bay

Dating back to 1889, Catherine Hill Bay remains relatively unchanged, making it both remarkably beautiful and rich in history.

Plenty on offer these summer holidays with Lake Macquarie City Council

The kids will be spoilt for choice this summer holiday break thanks to Lake Macquarie City Council. A range of fun-filled activities are planned at Lake Mac Libraries, the Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery and Lake Mac Swim Centres, so don’t miss out on any of the fun.

Geo-testing at Feighan and Ulinga Ovals

A contractor will be on site at Ulinga Oval, Cardiff South, and Feighan Oval, Warners Bay, on Thursday and Friday to undertake analysis using a ground-penetrating radar device.

Container deposit scheme now in operation

The Return and Earn container deposit scheme is now operating in NSW to reduce drink container litter.