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NSW State election this Saturday

Remember to get out and vote this Saturday in the NSW State election. Polling officially opens from 8am on Saturday and closes at 6pm. For a complete list of local polling locations, visit

Join me at the opening of Pelican Boat Ramp this Saturday

I hope you can join me this Saturday from 9am at the official opening of the new Pelican Boat Ramp. It has taken a little more time than expected and some very hard work to get the project completed, but I am glad to say that it is a vast improvement on what was previously there. I am positive we will see a number of locals and visitors test out the ramp, which is now safer and more accessible.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

This Friday 8 March, is International Women’s Day, which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe.

Need $1000 to bring your awesome idea to life?

Awesome Lake Mac, an initiative of Lake Macquarie City Council and local not-for-profit Community Activities Lake Macquarie, is seeking people with exciting, community-focused ideas that will benefit the Lake Macquarie community to apply now for grant funding.

Good luck to all our Lake Macquarie Award nominees

We are so lucky in Lake Macquarie to have some amazing people who dedicate their time and energy to help improve our community.

Celebrate Seniors Week in Lake Mac

Our community is made up of a diverse range of individuals and groups that make our City so wonderful to live in. One of the most important and influential groups are our seniors, who account for 33.8% of our area’s population.

World’s best young surfers in town for Lake Mac City Pro Junior

Our City’s beautiful beaches make up some of the bestcoastlinein NSW and this weekend Redhead Beach will get international attention as part of the Lake Mac City Pro Junior.


Get to know your neighbour

We all need good neighbours in our communities. So this week, I encourage you to pop your head over the fence and say hello to your neighbour.

Celebrate what’s great at Lake Mac Festival

The 26 January is a special day in my calendar each year. Firstly, I get the privilege of officially welcoming new Australians, as they become Citizens. Then, I join our whole community in celebrating at Lake Mac Festival.

Make the most of our city this summer

The start of 2019 has seen some very hot weather, which has been the perfect excuse for people to take advantage of our local beaches, our Lake Mac Swim Centres and the numerous swimming spots around the lake, just like the new-look Belmont Baths.