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Lake Macquarie in poetry and song
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…Lake Macquarie in poetry and song … World Poetry Day, 21st March 2017 … Lake Macquarie's beauty and the lifestyle enjoyed by her residents has been portrayed in poetry and song over many years. From the earliest days of settlement to recent times, they are a reflection of the society in which…… the poets…
Maritime Heritage of Lake Macquarie
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…Maritime Heritage of Lake Macquarie … The United Nations nominated June 25th to mark the International Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize that almost everything that we use in our daily lives has been directly or indirectly affected by sea transport, and that seafarers leave their homes…… and…
Lake Macquarie Council History
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…Lake Macquarie Council History … Lake Macquarie was proclaimed a shire on 16 May 1906. … The shire's first local election was conducted on Saturday 24 November 1906, when the community elected six councillors to represent three ridings - namely A, B and C ridings. … The first elected Council held…
Ballad of Lake Macquarie.
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…Ballad of Lake Macquarie. … Music and lyrics by Bob and Chic Cooper. … Recorded on the album Songs of the Hunter Valley, memorabilia. c2000 … (I) We live in the Hunter Valley, neath the Watagan Mountain breeze, … Where the waters of Lake Macquarie flow into the Tasman Sea. … (I) We sing to you from the mountains,…
Beautiful Lake Macquarie: Lake Macquarie tourist brochure 1953
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…Media … Beautiful Lake Macquarie: Lake Macquarie tourist brochure 1953 … Beautiful Lake Macquarie: Lake Macquarie tourist brochure 1953 … (1.52Mb pdf)…
Lake Macquarie WWII Soldiers
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…Lake Macquarie WWII Soldiers … Lake Macquarie City Library has compiled an index of Lake Macquarie WWII enlisted persons. … Lake Macquarie, like many places around Australia, felt the impact of war. After war was declared on Germany in September 1939, many men and women answered the call to enlist. Over…
A History of Golf in Lake Macquarie
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…A History of Golf in Lake Macquarie … The ancient sport of golf has been played, at least on an organised basis, for the best part of the last 100 years in the Lake Macquarie region. The controlling body is the Newcastle District Golf Association (NDGA), which was instituted in 1908 as the Northern Golf…
Regattas on Lake Macquarie
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…Regattas on Lake Macquarie … The Lakefest Aquatic Week is an annual event held on Lake Macquarie. A number of events occur during the week long celebrations which run from February 17 - 26. The event is a collaborative effort involving the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto, Lake Macquarie Yacht Club……,…
Lake Macquarie Remembers
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…Lake Macquarie Remembers … Do you have a Lake Macquarie ancestor who served in World War I? … As part of our Anzac Centenary celebrations we are compiling a list of the men of Lake Macquarie who served in the Great War. If you are interested in sharing stories and images of your Lake Macquarie WWI…… soldier…
Snow in Lake Macquarie photos
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…Snow in Lake Macquarie photos … Snow in Lake Macquarie photos … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License… Snow in Lake Macquarie photos … Snow in Lake Macquarie photos … This work by Lake Macquarie City Library…