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Diverse roles of local councils

From finding solutions to the global recycling crisis to launching local parks, the roles of local government are diverse.

Our athletes bound for Jerusalem

It's nearly time for the International Children's Games again, and Team Lake Mac is set to go.

Leading the way in arts and culture

 Lake Mac is setting the benchmark in arts and cultural innovation with two exciting new projects.

Lot to like about Lake Mac Libraries

I popped into Speers Point Library last week to check out the new library catalogue system.

Round of 'a-paws' for our new fenced dog park

It was a happily chaotic dog day morning at the opening of Lake Mac's first enclosed dog park.

Live and kicking!

Lake Macquarie football fans put on a strong show of support for the Newcastle Jets at the Speers Point Park Live Site on Saturday night.

Creating opportunities in the City's west

Council's proposed waterfornt development at Toronto has great potential to provide new job and investment opportunities in western Lake Macquarie

Legend of Anzac lives on

It’s a curious phenomenon that as the ranks of war veterans decline, the interest of young people in Anzac Day seems to increase.

Holidaying at home

Autumn is such a wonderful time to spend in our City.

dog exercise areas in Lake Mac

Taking the lead when out with your dog

Using dog exercise areas like Redhead Beach properly means all visitors can enjoy our parks and beaches together.