Lake Macquarie History

Fishing Point

The City Council of Lake Macquarie acknowledge the Aboriginal people known today as the Awabakal, as the traditional Custodians of the land, respecting Aboriginal Elders past, present and future. Lake Macquarie City Council recognise the local Aboriginal community today in all of their diversity, who came forward to share their experiences, knowledge, images and memories.

Henry F. Halloran was influenced by the 'Garden City' movement begun by Ebenezer Howard in England when he designed Fishing Point. Fishing Point, a descriptive name for a point with one of the best views of Lake Macquarie (source- Newcastle Morning Herald, 14 May 1991).

Streets in Fishing Point