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Redhead beach closed due to dangerous conditions

Redhead beach is currently closed due to large surf creating dangerous conditions.

Go on demand for your next bus trip

On-demand bus services are now available in parts of Lake Macquarie.

Spend Australia Day at the Lake Mac Festival

Soak up the sun, enjoy tunes from Thirsty Merc and be amazed by the fireworks finale on Australia Day at this year’s Lake Mac Festival, at Speers Point Park on Friday 26 January.

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Spend time in Southlake this summer

Enjoy a bushwalk and picnic in the Watagan Mountains National Park or bunker down for the night at one of the many campsites.

City switches on with the rollout of public Wi-fi

With more than a dozen sites around Lake Mac to get free Wi-fi, we have all your data needs covered.

Discover Lake Mac’s best fishing spots

As the locals know, Lake Macquarie’s abundance of water truly makes the area an angler’s paradise.

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What’s on this weekend in Lake Mac City

There is something for everyone in Lake Macquarie City.

Explore the lakeside village of Toronto

Stunning lakeside views, exciting water sports, great fishing spots and thriving cafes and restaurants are just a few things that spring to mind when thinking of the lakeside village of Toronto.

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