City of Lake Macquarie
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City of Lake Macquarie

Location in New South Wales
Australian Place
NameCity of Lake Macquarie
StateNew South Wales
Area644 km2 248.6 sq mi
MayorGreg Piper
Council SeatSpeers Point
RegionHunter Valley
State DistrictLake Macquarie, Swansea, Charlestown, Wyong
Federal DivisionShortland, Charlton

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The City of Lake Macquarie is a Local Government Area in New South Wales, Australia, approximately 150 km (93.2 mi) north of Sydney. It is immediately adjacent to the city of Newcastle. It was proclaimed as a city in 1978.

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Nords Wharf walk gets kids back to nature - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald--The Nords Wharf Community Preschool has used a $3000 -Lake Macquarie City- Council grant to build a nature walk, vegetable garden, rainwater tank and worm ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 18:22:49 GMT+00:00
Lake Council attacked over garden - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald--A Warners Bay community group has accused -Lake Macquarie City- Council of maladministration and intentionally stalling its plan for a ... - Date : Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:42:53 GMT+00:00
Council calls for Lake Macquarie habitat to be protected - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald---LAKE Macquarie City- Council has launched a scathing attack on the state and federal governments, saying they had failed to introduce laws to protect the ... - Date : Mon, 09 Aug 2010 16:46:13 GMT+00:00
NSW first: offshore drilling to search for natural gas - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald---Lake Macquarie City- Council sustainability manager Quentin Espey will attend a community consultative meeting about the project on Tuesday. ... - Date : Wed, 11 Aug 2010 20:07:08 GMT+00:00
Zions Second-Quarter Loss Widens More Than Analysts Expected - BusinessWeek Tweet this news
BusinessWeek--Loan trends in states where the firm operates may threaten that progress, said Al Savastano, an analyst at -Macquarie- Group Ltd., in a July 13 note. ... - Date : Mon, 19 Jul 2010 21:39:24 GMT+00:00
Pinnacle Entertainment reports $49 million loss in second quarter - Las Vegas Review - Journal Tweet this news
Las Vegas Review - Journal--The biggest expense concerned Pinnacle's April decision to cancel a casino project in -Lake- Charles, La. The loss translated into a net loss of 81 cents per ... - Date : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 17:57:49 GMT+00:00
Councillors back servo plan - ABC Local Tweet this news
ABC Local---Lake Macquarie- councillors have given in-principle support to a proposal to set up new twin service stations on the F3 Freeway at Cooranbong. ... - Date : Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:26 GMT+00:00
Windy night as wild weather hits - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald--But the service has mobilised crews at Newcastle, Port Stephens, Cooranbong and -Lake Macquarie-. The 11 queuing ships anchored off the coast moved to deeper ... - Date : Mon, 02 Aug 2010 23:40:06 GMT+00:00
Lake Cinema still going strong after 36 years - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald--There are 16 on the payroll at the cinema, which is run with the support of -Lake Macquarie City- Council. ''I'm really grateful for the team that help me run ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 18:43:51 GMT+00:00
Industry says Lake housing plan may be illegal - Newcastle Herald Tweet this news
Newcastle Herald--A controversial -Lake Macquarie City- Council plan to make development more sustainable could be illegal, the Housing Industry Association ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 23:42:27 GMT+00:00

Persons granted Freedom of the City Notes
Cyril Renwick AO
Albert G. Burgin
Reginald Lenaghan OAM Former Mayor
Ronald E. Robinson OAM
Paul W. Harragon OAM Footballer
Ellen Kilpatrick Former mayoress
Donald Caldwall

Party Councillors
  Independents 6
  Australian Labor Party 3
  Liberal Party of Australia 2
  The Greens 2
Total 13

Ward Councillor Party Notes
Mayor   Greg Piper Independent ILA
East Ward   Laurie Coghlan Independent ILA
  Kay Fraser Labor Deputy Mayor
  Garry Edwards Liberal
  Phillipa Parsons Greens
North Ward   Jodie Harrison Labor
  Paul Scarfe Independent ILA
  Barry Johnston Independent
  Hannah Gissane Greens
West Ward   Wendy Harrison Independent ILA
  Daniel Wallace Labor
  Arnold Tammekand Independent ILA- Elected on Wendy Harrison's ticket
  Anthony Birt Liberal

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