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Tag: Lake Macquarie City Council

Pelican Croquet Club set to fly high again

The Macquarie City (Pelican) Croquet Club will soon be the envy of others in the Hunter Valley. Following a tough 12-month period, due to safety hazards as well as the coronavirus pandemic, the...

Unique program forging local Gen Z career pathways

Amanda Shields always knew she wanted to work outdoors in a hands-on role. And, thanks to an industry-leading Lake Macquarie City Council employment program aimed at young people graduating from school, university or...

Grants to support creative scene

A grants program is set to support and nurture Lake Macquarie's thriving creative industries. In its second year, Lake Macquarie City Council’s Creative Industry Seed Grants program will provide a total of...

Innovation, creativity keys to new arts leaders’ vision at Lake Macquarie

Two new leaders in Lake Macquarie’s thriving arts community have vowed to drive innovation and creativity to cement the city’s reputation as a regional powerhouse. Lake Macquarie City Council manager arts, culture and...

Live music returns to Lake Mac

Music performances are making a triumphant return to Lake Macquarie this year with a series of events kicking off next week. The Live Music Lake Mac events will give residents a chance to...

Redhead Beach erosion now ‘dangerous’, locals say

When it first became a hazard is unclear, but Redhead beachgoers all agree, the sand erosion at First Creek now requires an urgent response, Dislodged metal signposts, partially submerged wire fencing, treated pine slats...

Short film to address cyberbullying concerns

It’s every parents’ worst nightmare: a teenage child being bullied online to the point where they threaten self-harm. This is the scenario depicted in a short film written by Rathmines resident Keith Olbery. The...

Council forced to cancel Lake Mac Festival

The popular Lake Mac Festival has been cancelled due to an ongoing COVID-19 risk in NSW. Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser said it was unfortunate that the event couldn't proceed this year. "However, we...