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Next Pelican and Blacksmiths event - free sausage sizzle and virtual reality!

Update on implementing the Marks Point and Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan

Online flood tool now available


Next Pelican and Blacksmiths event:

Saturday 4 June, 10am - 2pm, Pelican Foreshore

Find out how sea level rise may affect you

Join Council staff at Pelican foreshore for a free sausage sizzle any time between 10am - 2pm on Saturday 4 June.

  • Test out our virtual reality headset to see what sea level rise may look like
  • View maps showing the extent of projected future flooding and sea level rise
  • Share your suggestions to help prepare a Local Adaptation Plan for Pelican and Blacksmiths

Update: Implementing the Marks Point and Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan

The communities of Marks Point and Belmont South came together with Councillors Barney Langford, Jason Pauling and Laurie Coughlan, and Council staff to celebrate the successful adoption of Lake Macquarie’s first Local Adaptation Plan.

A workshop was held prior to the celebrations kicking off to highlight some of the actions already underway.

Read the full story and view the Plan.


Flooding details go online

Accessing information relating to property flooding hazards in Lake Macquarie City has been made easier for homeowners, occupiers and developers with the launch of Lake Macquarie City Council’s new online Property Flooding Information Summary tool.



Get involved and have your say

Pelican and Blacksmiths Local Adaptation Planning

Marks Point and Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan