Lake Macquarie History

Winding Creek, Highfields – Charlestown

A watercourse about 8 km long, it rises about 2 km WSW of Highfields and flows generally NW into Brush Creek. This name was assigned 7 October 1977 (Source: GNB). Riffle ponds were formed in upper Winding Creek in Waratah Avenue Charlestown, to promote creek restoration in combination with planting of native species


2008, Living Lake Macquarie, Issue 14, Office of the Lake Macquarie and Catchment Coordinator, [Lake Macquarie, N.S.W.]

2019. Place name search - Geographical Names Board of NSW. [online] Available at: [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019].