East Lake Macquarie Historical Society Inc.


Our society will promote and encourage interest in Lake Macquarie history and provide opportunities for historical research and publications. Our society will acquire, record and undertake in a scholarly manner, research, conservation, display and interpretation of local historical and cultural material of the East Lake Macquarie region. Society members will promote interest in local history in a professional manner to the community and make available information to the public which will encourage participation and an awareness of the pre-settlement and development history.

Contact Details

Premises The Swansea Centre, 228 Pacific Hwy, Swansea 2281 Aust.
Postal Address The Secretary - PO Box 284 Swansea NSW 2281
Phone 02 4971 3509 or 0400400911
Email eastlakemachistory@gmail.com

Office Hours

Wednesday 9:00am to 11.30am
Thursday 9:00am to 2:30pm
Friday 9:00am to 11.30am

Meeting Dates

Committee meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Society’s address above. Meeting commences at 1pm.  New members are always welcome.


The Society endeavours to obtain those artefacts and materials which are distinctly relevant to the history of East Lake Macquarie. All items are to be fully defined and documented in detail as to originating source, historical significance, uniqueness, value and in reasonably good condition and representative of the area. Age alone is not a consideration. Material and objects can be acquired by donation or loan. The ownership and copyright of property donated to the Society is fully recorded and acknowledged.


Council website:  http://eastlakemachistory.md1729.com

Research Facilities

Visit us at the Swansea Centre.