Send in your stories!

Do you have stories to share about Belmont?

BNC is calling for good news stories from our local area. Write in to us!

Belmont Neighbourhood Centre is proud of the achievements of our community, and we want to share your stories, achievements and adventures. If you would like to submit a story, please fill out out the form below, or send an email to programs [at] bnc.asn,au

For local residents

Is there an inspiring person in your life? Have you overcome adversity? What sort of things are you thinking about?
We want to know about the inspiring people who are making a positive impact. Write to us and we will share your story with the broader community of the Lake Macquarie area.

For local students and children

What are some things that you would really like adults to understand about you? How is school going? Tell us what it’s like to be a young person in 2018!

For local Aboriginal people

We would love to hear your stories and experience on how it feels to identify as an Aboriginal person. What is happening in your life? What would you like others to know about you?

For local service providers

There are lots of great organisations making a positive impact in our area. If you have news about a new program, service or event, please let us know and we will share it with our networks.


There is no deadline and submissions are open at all times. Every submission will be considered, provided that it meets the following criteria:

Submissions must be

  • positive or reflect community values, concerns, aspirations and achievements
  • over 100 words in length
  • free of discriminatory or offensive language
  • submitted by filling out the form below, or sending us an email using the address above

Confidentiality, terms and conditions

Confidentiality and privacy is important to us. BNC staff will review all submissions to ensure that confidentiality is protected. Anonymous submissions can be lodged using the form below; however please provide an email or phone number so that we can contact you if necessary. We wont publish any personal information, email addresses or phone numbers. Please understand that we cannot publish or promote any content which is political or religious in nature. Submissions will be published at the discretion of Belmont Neighbourhood Centre.


Story Submission Form

Use this form to send us your stories and news.
  • Please provide your full name. This information will not be publicly available.
  • Please provide a contact email address so that we can contact you about your inquiry
  • If you would like us to phone you about your submission, please provide your phone number
  • What are you writing about?
  • Please submit your story in this space. If your story is longer than 100 words, we would suggest writing it in another program (such as microsoft word) to prevent you from losing your work.
  • Accepted file types: avi, flv, wmv, mov, mp4, mpg, pg, mp2, mpeg, mpe, mpv, avchd, Max. file size: 20 MB.
    Videos must be no longer than 2 minutes
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
    Upload an image about your story!
    Do you consent to your story being published? This may be shared on our website, social media, via email, or in print. By clicking yes, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Privacy and Confidentiality Policy, which can be found below: