Welcome to WestLake Tidings, the community thoroughfare for Morisset and surrounds on the western shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie.
We’re here to engage local people, build community spirit and promote the local goods and service suppliers of the area.
The town is named for Major James Thomas Morisset, who camped here in 1823 while making the first overland journey from Newcastle to Sydney. The earliest settlement in the area was at Cooranbong in 1826, about 5 kilometres west of the town and near the foot of the . . . .
Integration and belonging in a community is all about communication and knowing what’s going on. Is your community group holding an event you’d like posted on the Community Events notice board? If so, complete the enclosed form and we’ll be pleased to promote it free of charge. Our Events page is moderated and update regularly to reflect the town pulse.
The western Lake Macquarie area incorporating Morisset are blessed with huge and growing array of businesses to serve the community. At Rotary we get to see their best each year when many donate goods and services for fundraising. In appreciation, we’d like to recognise and recommend those community minded business’s locally. If you’d like to participate please complete the enclosed form.