Lake Macquarie History

Interview with Raylee Allin

Raylee Allin has been an avid library user all of her life, and a frequent user of Belmont and Speers Point Branches. Although her love of books has been present from childhood, her career as a teacher at both primary school and TAFE level, has confirmed the important role libraries play in developing a love of reading, and the effect of this in people's lives.

Acknowledgement of Country

We remember and respect the Ancestors who cared for and nurtured this Country. It is in their footsteps that we travel these lands and waters. Lake Macquarie City Council acknowledges the Awabakal people and Elders past, present and future.

Council acknowledges traditional custodians throughout Australia. We commit to listening deeply to and collaborating with First Peoples in our work.

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