Media releases

Tips to sort it right this Christmas

Council is offering some tips on how you can enjoy a waste-wise Christmas with your loved ones.

Expert to shed new light on Lake Mac history

Moves are underway to shed new light on Lake Macquarie’s rich history and the artefacts that bring it to life.

Summer of fun in Lake Mac

The summer holidays are just around the corner and there are plenty of exciting activities on offer in Lake Macquarie City to keep the whole family entertained.

Operating arrangements – Christmas and New Year

See Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 operating arrangements for Council.

Team Lake Mac to fight for glory in Charity Cup challenge

Competitive surfers Jake Sylvester, James McMorland, Jake Ingle and Byron Howarth will line up for Lake Macquarie City Council in a charity Surfest contest raising money for brain cancer research.

25,000 celebrate Lake Mac Carols

More than 25,000 people have rung in Christmas with a mix of traditional carols and modern classics at this year’s Lake Mac Carols at Speers Point Park.

Council shining a light on illegal dumping in Lake Mac

Lighting has been installed at an illegal dumping hot-spot in Lake Macquarie in the latest bid to crack down on the environmentally destructive practice.

Council meeting highlights – Monday 10 December

Read the highlights from Council's final Ordinary Council Meeting for 2019.

Top marks as summer water quality testing gets underway

Swimming and fishing spots throughout Lake Macquarie have received top marks in the first round of Lake Macquarie City Council’s summer water quality monitoring program.

The Boulevarde’s beautification completed ahead of schedule

Major roadworks on Toronto’s main street have been completed months ahead of schedule.