Brenden Wrightson loves his job. Whether it's playgrounds, roads, bridges or pools, Brenden loves being able to deliver work that improves the lives of the people living in Lake Mac.Craig Hamilton sits down with the Lake Mac local to talk about his challenges growing up, and how nothing has held him back, as well as his family, friends and what it means manage people.
Maddison Malone - Waste Services Officer
Maddie Malone works in our Waste Services team and has lived many lives.Craig Hamilton sits down with her to talk about her passions around female empowerment at Council, the adversity she has faced in past relationships, and how it is living as an 'old soul' in a very busy world.
Melissa Rowe - Director Organisational Services
Director for Organisational Services Melissa Rowe is nothing short of ambitious in every challenge she takes on.Craig Hamilton chats with Mel about her beginnings in HR, balancing life while climbing the leadership ladder and where she sees herself next.
Melanie Smith - Legal Counsel (Litigation)
You can’t stop at every obstacle to get where you want to be, and Legal Counsel Melanie Smith lives out these words of wisdom.From embracing introversion to guilty pleasures, Craig Hamilton chats with Mel about how she came to be a lawyer and the challenges faced in her personal and professional life.
Doug Archibald - Front End Loader Operator
Ahead of NAIDOC Week, 3-10 July, The Lake Mac Way host Craig Hamilton sits down with City Works Front End Loader Operator Doug Archibald.A proud Gumbaynggirr man, Doug is an accomplished artist and founding member of the Aboriginal Reference Group at the Museum of Art and Culture.This chat spans from Doug’s childhood on Billy Goat Hill at Teralba, his 40-year career with Council, and his role in promoting Aboriginal art and culture across Lake Macquarie and beyond.
Host Craig Hamilton sits down with the people who make Lake Macquarie City Council - our staff - for a series of revealing and inspiring interviews that shine light on the experiences that shaped the colleagues you know today.