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  • Freeze on Grants affects Council's bottom line

    The Federal Government’s decision to freeze indexation for its financial assistance grant (FAG) means Council’s year end budget is down $120,000.

    Released on 18 September 2014

  • Lake Road blackspot funding announced

    Lake Road is set to become a safer road for commuters following a successful bid for ‘blackspot’ funding which will see $800,000 invested in traffic improvement measures at key intersections.

    Released on 18 September 2014

  • Alcohol-free zone to remain in CBD until 2018

    Port Macquarie’s CBD will continue to be an after-hours safe haven for residents and visitors thanks to a continued ban on the consumption of alcohol in public areas.

    Released on 18 September 2014

Providing the community with an opportunity to give their feedback, ideas and opinions is an important part of the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council community engagement framework.

Have your say on strategies, long term planning and documents that Council place on public exhibition.

  • Laurieton - Shaping Our Place Community Event

    "Celebrate your Place" at Longworth Park, Laurieton with music, a lantern exhibition, food stalls and an ideas exchange about how we can work together to create great places.

    Next running on 19 September 2014

  • Free Concert - Regional Pop Up Tour

    Jai Waetford and Taylor Henderson will headline this FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT on Town Green on Friday 26 September 2014.

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is supporting this event.

    Next running on 26 September 2014

  • Hastings Moonlight Movies - October - Laurieton

    Kids are in for a treat with the Hastings Moonlight Movies set to return thanks to Port Macquarie-Hastings Council in the lead up to the October Long Weekend.

    Next running on 02 October 2014

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and its Councillors are committed to meeting the needs of the community and being the best regional Council in New South Wales.

Council's nine Councillors are elected for a four year term and are lead by the Port Macquarie-Hastings Mayor Peter Besseling, who was popularly elected by the community. In September 2013, The Port Macquarie-Hastings Deputy Mayor Adam Roberts was elected by the Councillors and is serving a one year term.

The NSW Electoral Commission officially declared the nine Councillors that make up Port Macquarie-Hastings Council following the 2012 elections.

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