Quick links to find answers to all those questions we have at one time or another!


Lake Macquarie Hotel Motel - 02 4973 1466


Animal care: Accommodation

Bluegum Boarding Lodge


Animal care: Emergency Services

If you find an injured or entangled  Flying Fox or bat of any sort do not handle or attempt to rescue.

Call WIRES  1300 094 737

Other numbers to call for injured wildlife are ARC 4325 0666 and Wildlife Aid 0447 667 737


Animal care:  Vets

Morisset Vet Hospital    

Cooranbong Animal Hospital      


Business Organisation

Southlake Chamber of Commerse and Alliance


Businesses and Trades people

Looking for a local retailer, industry or tradie? The Southlake Business Chamber and Community Alliance Business Directory has it all.

Southlake Business Chamber & Community Alliance


Dumped cars

Come across a car dumped near your property? Report it immediately as they often become a fire hazard.
If the car has a registration number plate call the Morisset Police  4973 9999
If the car does not have a number plate call Lake Macquarie City Council 4921 0333

Note: The MCA is working with authorities to have the RMS practice of dumping cars on Mandalong Road stopped.  These dumped cars are a fire hazard and endanger our community.


Dumped rubbish

Call Lake Macquarie City Council 4921 0333


Emergency alerts via SMS and email

How to register for emergency alerts.  Information on the various systems.


Emergency contacts

Ambulance, Police, Fire 000
Rural Fire Brigade 000
Morisset Fire Brigade 4973 3466
Police Assistance Line 131 444
Police Station Morisset 4973 9999
SES 132 500
Ausgrid 13 13 88
Hunter Water 1300 657 000
AGL Gas 131 909


Feral and pest animals

Local Land Services
MCA News Updates announce when workshops and accreditation courses conducted by the LLS are available. Their website advises on baiting and other control programs being conducted.


Mandalong map

Mandalong Map



Cooranbong Gazette 4973 1003  artnprint@bigpond.com



Waratah Medical Service 4973 1126
John Hunter Hospital 4921 3000
Wyong Hospital 4393 8000
Belmont Hospital 4923 2000
Lifeline 13 11 14
Poisons Info Centre 131 126
Aust. Reptile Park 43401022


Places of interest

Mandalong Gallery
Yara Balba Art Studio and Boutique Horse Riding School  www.yarabalbastables.com.au
Lake Macquarie
Watagan National Park
Onley State Forest



Cooranbong Public


State Forests

Have the State Forest as your immediate or close neighbour and experiencing problems? The State Forest staff is happy to help solve any issue. They have a Fact Sheet Living Near a State Forest which is very useful. Also you can contact them on1300 655 687 or 02 9871 3377 or email info@fcnsw.com.au



Train, Bus and Ferry 131 500
Morisset Taxi Service 4970 5111
Morisset Train Station 4973 1588


Weather Forecasts for Mandalong

7-day weather forecast and current temperature.

Weed Control

Whether it be identifying weeds, advising on specific control methods or property inspections for weed control planning, Kim Hignell Vegetation & Pest Management Coordinator LMCC is the expert you need.  Call Kim on 4921 0360 or contact her on khignell@lakemac.nsw.gov.au

Visitor Information

Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre
Covers accommodation, restaurants, boat hire, bush walking, parks, galleries and more in the LMCC area.