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Not the best day for a lot of local beekeepers today with DPI starting to euthanise hives in Lake Macquarie which are in the red 'eradication zone'. Bee update: local eradication begins - 23rd September 2022
Not the best day for a lot of local beekeepers today with DPI starting to euthanise hives in Lake Macquarie which are in the red 'eradication zone'.
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has informed me that 17 cane toads were found under sheets of tin on a property at Mandalong. We’re being urged to report any sightings of these pests, so be on the lookout! 17 cane toads found at Mandalong - 22nd September 2022
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has informed me that 17 cane toads were found under sheets of tin on a property at Mandalong. We’re being urged to report any sightings of these pests, so be on the lookout!
The good news is that case numbers have continued to fall over the past week and that death and hospitalisation numbers are also falling. Lives lost in Hunter Health Weekly Covid update - September 22 - 22nd September 2022
The good news is that case numbers have continued to fall over the past week and that death and hospitalisation numbers are also falling. Lives lost in Hunter Health
Dora Creek Bridge and intersection - 21st September 2022
Back in June, businesses in Dora Creek, in my electorate, were finally beginning the long recovery from COVID-related shutdowns. The small shopping strip is
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Eddie Westfall - 20th September 2022
I'd like to congratulate 18-year-old Eddie Westfall from Morisset High School who recently took out the gold medal in the NSW State Open Boys Tennis Championships.
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Vicki Carr - 20th September 2022
Mr GREG PIPER (Lake Macquarie)—I'd like to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of an amazing Lake Macquarie local, Vicky Carr. Vicky is the vice-chair
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Wangi Wangi Bakehouse - 20th September 2022
It's always pleasing to see local businesses stepping up to help their local community so I'd like to acknowledge Wangi Wangi Bakehouse for doing just that.
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Here's your opportunity to recognise some of the extraordinary women in the local community. Nominations are now open in a number of categories Women of the Year: nominations open - 19th September 2022
Here's your opportunity to recognise some of the extraordinary women in the local community. Nominations are now open in a number of categories
Don't let all this rain fool you - bushfires will still be a risk to your home and family this summer. Local RFS stations will be among the many statewide Get ready for bushfire season - 16th September 2022
Don't let all this rain fool you - bushfires will still be a risk to your home and family this summer. Local RFS stations will be among the many statewide
It was an honour to join 70 Lake Macquarie residents as they officially became Australians during a citizenship ceremony at Rathmines this morning. Lake Macquarie is home to 70 new Australians - 16th September 2022
It was an honour to join 70 Lake Macquarie residents as they officially became Australians during a citizenship ceremony at Rathmines this morning.


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