The City of Lake Macquarie is a local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. The area is situated adjacent to the city of Newcastle and is part of the Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Area.

Lake Mac Carols by Candlelight

lake mac carols

Lake Macquarie City Council is proud to present a spectacular evening of fireworks, entertainment, delicious food and award winning musical artists as we count down to Christmas at Lake Mac's biggest Carols event!

Catch the family Christmas movie, Christmas All Over Again, on the big screen from noon, with free kids' activities and live entertainment happening all day. 

The event will also feature our festive food truck alley, with tasty treats from a variety of your favourite food trucks available from noon. 


Submitted by admin on Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:09

Lake Mac Big Weekend

2 days, 12 events, 1 big weekend!

The Lake Mac Big Weekend, 13-14 October provides an opportunity like no other in the Hunter – from superboats and jetski racing to markets, free water sports and a food and wine festival, there’s something for everyone.

Plan your weekend with the Event Program  to make the most of this massive weekend!


Submitted by admin on Sun, 07/10/2018 - 19:41

Living Smart Festival

Living Smart Festival

Lake Macquarie’s largest sustainability event returns to Speers Point Park this September, offering a family-friendly day out to explore how you can adopt sustainable practices in your everyday life.

This year’s festival will be headlined by award winning presenter, Craig Reucassel, who will be bring his War On Waste message to Lake Mac during his two presentations.


Submitted by admin on Mon, 03/09/2018 - 14:07

50+ Lifestyle Expo

50+ Expo

Be set to enjoy your

best over 50’s Lifestyle

Lake Macquarie is a fabulous location with all the services you might want or need

Meet local businesses and service in the areas of

  • Activities and Education

  • Finance, property & legal services

  • Funeral services

  • Health & Wellness

  • Holistic Living Options

  • Independent Living Services & Products

  • Recreation, Fitness & Travel


Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/08/2018 - 13:07

Lake Macquarie Community Transport

Transport is provided by bus or by car, depending on the type of transport required. Some of our buses are wheelchair accessible with a hoist lifter.

Please ring and ask for more information on the types of transport available for your need. Destinations include:

  • Doctors & Specialist Appointments
  •  Group shopping
  • Group social outings
  • Hospital visits
  •  Medical treatments
  •  Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry

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