Media releases

New facilities being built at Caves Beach

A new $1.3 million amenities block for Caves Beach will include a family change room, male and female change areas and a standalone change room for people with mobility challenges.

Council meeting highlights – Monday 25 June

Here's a wrap up from tonight's Council meeting.

Hands-on for $50,000 Windale public art project

Windale’s retail precinct is set for a splash of colour thanks to a public art project drawing on the local community for inspiration.

Call for stallholders for Living Smart Festival

Applications have opened for stallholders to attend this year’s Living Smart Festival, which is taking new measures to ensure the event lives up to its name.


Portal opens to lodge Complying Development Certificates online

Lake Macquarie residents can now lodge Complying Development Certificates online as part of a NSW Government trial aimed at streamlining the building approval process.

Council popping up near you

Council’s Green Team will be popping up in a variety of locations across Lake Macquarie over the next three months to provide advice and answer any questions the community may have, as the City embarks on a new era of greener kerbside waste services.

New-look Warner Park playground swings into action

A popular playground at Warners Bay is open and ready for play after a major upgrade guided by community feedback.

Hunter-first innovation finds end use for recycled glass

Lake Macquarie City Council is spearheading a push to substitute sand with recycled crushed glass in civil works projects in a bid to find a local solution to a growing national waste problem.

New playground at Luskin Way passes the play test

Students from Belmont North Public School put a new playground at Luskin Way to the test when the Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Councillor Kay Fraser, unveiled the equipment.

New accessible vantage point at Blacksmiths Beach

The viewing platform at Blacksmiths Beach will undergo a $90,000 revamp to provide the community with an accessible viewing platform of the picturesque coastline.