Lake Macquarie History

Redhead Bicentennial Park

It was declared a parkland in 1951 and called Memorial Park. In 1988 it was renamed the Redhead Bicentennial Park from the Bicentennial of Australian. The Soldier’s Memorial is here.


1947 'Lakeside Road Dangerous, Council Told', Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954), 21 October, p. 5. , viewed 03 Apr 2019,

ROLFE, S 2001, 'Redhead cares - School Newspaper : Entry 15 prepared by students from Redhead Public School : Redhead Wave', Newcastle Herald (Australia), 5 Jun, p. 36

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