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Expanded training program tackles skills shortage

A Lake Macquarie City Council training program addressing Australia’s skills shortage crisis is set to be expanded following four years of success. More than 50 apprentices, trainees and cadets...

Awaba Oval to be officially named Robert ‘Dutchy’ Holland Oval

At last nights Lake Macquarie council meeting council have decided to formally name ‘Awaba Oval’, Robert ‘Dutchy’ Holland Oval, to honour 'Dutchy's' outstanding contribution to Southern Lakes Cricket Club and the facilities at Awaba...

Democracy in action?

Monday night, 29-10-18, a packed gallery at the Lake Macquarie City Council council meeting, witnessed the bastardisation of democracy. Mayor Fraser opened the meeting by reminding councillors of their duty to the citizens of...

Lake Mac Council in strong financial position

Lake Macquarie City Council’s strong and stable financial position is a credit to everyone involved throughout the 2017-18 financial year said Mayor Kay Fraser at Monday evening’s adoption of the yearly statements. “This is a...

Breaking down disability barriers

The daily challenges of living with disability have been brought into stark focus in a first-person exercise for Lake Macquarie Councillors and Council staff in the main thoroughfare of Warners Bay today (Tuesday, October...

Scientist to unravel climate change mysteries in Lake Mac

A former CSIRO Principal Research Scientist will share his expertise on climate change and its links to sea level rises to help raise awareness of the issue in Lake Macquarie. Dr Dennys Angove, now a...

$140,000 grant to make Morisset PCYC a cooler place

More than $140,000 has been secured to improve facilities at the popular Morisset PCYC centre. Member for Lake Macquarie, Greg Piper announced today that he has secured $140,312 in funding for the Kahibah Street centre,...

Work to begin on Belmont Baths

Work will begin this month on the long-awaited reconstruction of Belmont Baths. The new facility, including a 70 metre jetty and 45 metre-wide swimming enclosure, is expected to be finished early next year, during the...

Making Lake Mac a safer place

Lake Macquarie City Council is encouraging the community to help create a Chalk Art Mural as part of White Balloon Day on Friday, September 7. White Balloon Day aims to raise awareness of child sexual...

Helping parents support their children

Dr. Victoria Clay will help parents understand what anxiety is, why children persistently worry about things, and how parents and carers can best support children experiencing nervousness and anxiety. This talk is held as...
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