The following organisations were valued official partners of the 2014 International Children's Games.

Destination NSW

Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors. Destination NSW’s role is to market Sydney and NSW as one of the world's premier tourism and major events destinations and to secure major sporting and cultural events.

Destination NSW produces the consumer sites and for visitors seeking travel information. Discover things to do while in the Newcastle area.

Lake Macquarie City Council

Lake Macquarie City Council governs the City of Lake Macquarie area in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. One of the area's major tourist attractions is its lake, also named Lake Macquarie.

Lake Macquarie City Council is the host and co-ordinator for the 2014 International Children's Games.

University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle, Australia, is a world-class public university demonstrating excellence in teaching and research. Established in 1965, the University's primary campus is located at Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales.

The University offers certificates, diplomas and degrees through five faculties and twelve schools. In 2011, the University of Newcastle had a total enrolment of approximately 36,000 students, including over 7,500 international students from more than 115 countries.

Hunter TAFE

As Australia’s largest regional vocational education and training provider, Hunter TAFE is well positioned to continue to provide the highest quality of programs to meet the best interests of our customers across the Hunter and Central Coast regions.

With more than 60,000 enrollments across 450 programs and 15 campuses, Hunter TAFE provides students with work-ready skills, expertise and experience. Specialist staff and industry experienced teachers use innovative partnerships to provide skills and training, supporting business, industry and the community.

Hunter TAFE’s commitment to our community is to provide the very best learning experience for our students and supply the Hunter and Central Coast regions with a highly skilled workforce. As a major partner of the Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games, Hunter TAFE are proud to be partnering to provide training and employment opportunities to Hunter Region residents.

NBN Television

NBN Television has been a huge part of the community for over 50 years and is dedicated to providing much needed support wherever needed.

NBN is very proud to be a part of such a wonderful gathering as the International Children's Games and wish all the athletes and support staff a memorable Games.

Newcastle Herald

The Newcastle Herald is a tabloid morning newspaper published Monday to Saturday. It is the only Newcastle-based newspaper which serves the entire Hunter and Central Coast regions six days a week.

The Newcastle Herald is the largest local media organisation, covering local, state, national and world news, sport, finance and business. The newspaper also strives to ensure that the newspaper is relevant to readers across the Hunter and Central Coast.

The Newcastle Herald delivers substantial reach, having a long standing readership amongst the people of the region.

Bound Round

Bound Round creates interactive travel apps for kids.

In our travel guides, kids use photos, videos and games to explore all the fun things to do in their holiday destination. Unlike most travel guides, ours is written from a kid’s perspective. And we check everything with our kids board of advisors. They make sure we stay on track - finding the best things to do in the best locations!

Our Partners

Contact Details

Jodi Tweed
Event Director

Kim Patrick
Projects Officer

Angela O’Brien
Event Officer


+61 2 4921 0020

Lake Macquarie City Council
Box 1906
Hunter Region Mail Centre
NSW   2310   Australia

Lake Macquarie people are friendly and generous, and we are looking forward to sharing the beauty of our city and the culture of our communities with you. We promise memories for a lifetime.

Jodie Harrison
Mayor of Lake Macquarie City Council