Warning – treat water safety with respect

There have been ten ocean drownings on the coast of Australia since summer officially began, the youngest an 11 year old. The tragic incidents have prompted Surf Life Saving Australia...

Safety message for mobile phone users

Health officials in the US State of California have a new safety message for mobile phone users. For the first time ever, the California Department of Public Health has released...

Australians lose $24 billion on gambling

Gambling losses in Australia are at a record high after punters lost almost $24 billion in a year, according to data compiled by the Queensland state government this month....

Cessnock corrective services employee charged

Police have charged a Corrective Services employee with allegedly introducing contraband into a correctional facility at Cessnock. Yesterday, when a drug dog operation was being conducted at the facility, police...

Hunter Track Classic named one of Australia’s best meets

The Hunter Track Classic, Lake Macquarie’s annual festival of athletics, has been recognised as one of the best single-day meets in Australia in the latest All-Athletics World Rankings. The Hunter...

Free fitness classes start February

Lake Mac residents who plan to improve their health and fitness in 2018 will find it easier to keep those New Year’s resolutions with access to free fitness classes...

Speers Point Swim Centre ready for summer

Speers Point Swim Centre has reopened for summer today after undergoing an off-season upgrade. Lake Macquarie City Council took advantage of the centre’s closure over the cooler months to undertake...

The most luxurious public transport ever

The long and arduous transit to and from work each day can be tiring and draining to say the least with many a worker catching a little shut eye...

Five lives lost during first weekend of Operation Safe Arrival

NSW Police are reminding road users to slow down and take a break after five people died on NSW roads in separate crashes during the first weekend of Operation...

Slow Down, Kids Around

Holiday Time signs have gone up around Lake Macquarie ahead of the summer holiday season to remind drivers to slow down and be extra vigilant in areas where children...
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