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Previous Issues of the Lane Cove Connection

February - PDF and Word


December - PDF and Word 

November - PDF and Word

October - PDF and Word

September - PDF and Word

August - PDF and Word

July - PDF and Word

June - PDF and Word

May - PDF and Word

April - PDF and Word

March - PDF and word

February - PDF and word



December - PDF and Word

November - PDF and Word

October - PDF and Word

September - PDF and Word

August  - PDF and Word

July - PDF and Word

June - PDF and Word

May - PDF and Word

April - PDF and Word

March - PDF and Word

February - Word



December - PDF

November - PDF

October - PDF

September - PDF

August - PDF

July - PDF

June - PDF

May - PDF

April - PDF

March - PDF

February - PDF 


December - PDF

November - PDF

October - PDF






For People Over 55


Comedy Night

Take one romance book lover, let her loose with a line-up of Australian actors and performers and get a night of the raunchiest, naughtiest, funniest, swooniest adults-only story time.




 The Lane Cove Connection

Every month Council publishes a newsletter designed for people 55 years and over called 'The Lane Cove Connection'. The newsletter contains information about activities, events and services available to over 55 in Lane Cove and surrounding areas.

In the March edition of the newsletter you will find information about the Painting in Oils Art Class, Wednesday 21 March. No is experience is required to attend this hands-on class and all materials will be supplied. To make a booking call 9911 3591 or email

This newsletter is now available to download as a PDF and as a plain word document.

Seniors Festival

The Seniors Festival will be celebrated in April with over 40 events/activities to be held in Lane Cove, there will be something for everyone regardless of age. Lane Cove Seniors Festival Booklet will be available at the Library, Council reception desk or at a number of businesses in Lane Cove. The flip book is also available for download here

Community Connection Hot Desk in the Library

Would you like to meet aged care service providers, disability service providers and your local community organisations? You can now visit the Lane Cove Library Community Connection Hot Desk and meet a diverse range of organisations that can provide you with a referral and information service.

Every Tuesday morning between 10:00am and 12:00pm a specific service provider will be available. To make a booking call 9911 3591 or just pop in to the Library.

Would you like information about your service or group included in the monthly Lane Cove Connection?

​Lane Cove Connection is a monthly newsletter that provides information to seniors on events and activities that are held in Lane Cove each month.

If you would like any information included in the next edition please complete the application form by the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Changes to the Assets Tests and Age Pension

From 1 January 2017 there will be changes to the way the aged pension is calculated and these changes may affect ongoing aged care fees. For more information about the changes and how they may affect you visit the Human Services website.

English Conversation Classes

Do you need help with English conversation or do you know someone who does? Would you like to learn with others in a small friendly group? The classes are held at the Library. Please see the flyer for more information

Seniors Parking Permit

Council has provided a number of designated 'Seniors' parking spaces in Council's car parks. To use these spaces, you must be a Lane Cove resident, at least 67 years of age and hold a current drivers licence.

To receive a Seniors Parking Permit complete a Seniors Parking Permit Application Form and bring your Drivers Licence and Rate Notice or Tenancy Agreement to Council for sighting by our Customer Service Staff OR send your completed Seniors Parking Permit Application form together with a photocopy of your Drivers Licence and a photocopy of a recent Rate Notice or Tenancy Agreement to Council.

Upon receipt of the Application Form and sighting of these two documents we will issue your Seniors Parking Permit to the address stated on the application form.

Housing Information for Seniors

During the Strategy for an Age-Friendly Lane Cove consultations Council was asked to provide information about granny flats/dual occupancies.

A Granny flat is a secondary dwelling which is a self-contained dwelling, is established in conjunction with another dwelling (the principal dwelling), is on the same lot of land (not being an individual lot in a strata plan or community title scheme) as the principal dwelling, and is located within, or is attached to, or is separate from, the principal dwelling.

A Council or an accredited Private Certifier can approve granny flats as a Complying Development (CDC) without the need for a Development Application, provided it meets the specific development standards in the State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 – see Division 2 Secondary Dwellings

For more information go to