Lake Macquarie experiences record number of development applications due to COVID-19 housing boom

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated July 2 2021 - 10:03am, first published 8:00am
UPGRADE: Dylan and Natalie Duncan are in the middle of a renovation to their Valentine home. They are hoping to access the HomeBuilder grant to contribute towards the cost. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

A pandemic-induced housing boom has led to a record number of development applications in Lake Macquarie.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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