Symbols of an Era

Newcastle turned back the clock 90 years on Monday (20th May) to celebrate a milestone in the restoration of City Hall. Renovation is half complete after finishing touches were applied to the southern façade. Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes with Laurie[…]


Breaking ~ City of Newcastle Vehicles to go Electric

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Toronto Foreshore Study on Display

Analysis reveals Toronto Foreshore’s character and connectivity. A detailed analysis of Toronto Foreshore’s character and connectivity will inform Lake Macquarie City Council’s proposed vision for the lakeside precinct. The independently compiled Draft Urban Design Analysis provides key information that will[…]


Cessnock Landholders’ Bushland Workshop

Cessnock City Council will hold a free landholder workshop to help residents enhance biodiversity in the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA). The workshop is at Kurri Kurri Senior Citizens Hall on Sunday, 2 June from 10:30am to 12pm. Cessnock LGA[…]


It’s Like Selfies for Beaches

Revolutionising coastal monitoring, one social media photo at a time. An innovative community beach monitoring program, CoastSnap, is turning average citizens into coastal scientists to help predict coastline changes. A citizen science project led by UNSW engineers is leveraging thousands[…]


Call to End Drug Funding Crisis

Politicians urged to end Australia’s alcohol and other drugs treatment crisis. Politicians are being urged to face facts about alcohol and other drug-related issues a.nd commit to end the country’s pressing treatment crisis, as 500,000 Australians miss out on the[…]


Living Smart 2019 call to Stallholders

Australian eco-gardening superstar Costa Georgiadis will headline an expanded Living Smart Festival in September to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Gardening Australia host will appear throughout the festival’s main Saturday activities on 28 September. Costa will talk about sustainable living,[…]


Election Special Giveaway ~ 2 Leunigs for the Price of One

Courtesy of Michael Leunig


LegalVision’s Dhanu Eliezer wins 2019 NSW Golden Gavel

Dhanu Eliezer, a lawyer at the innovative law firm, LegalVision has won the coveted NSW Golden Gavel Competition this morning with her stand-up on “The person really in charge isn’t the Managing Partner, it’s ….”. Ten talented (and possibly sleep-deprived)[…]



Hunter Becoming an Innovation Hub
Hunter businesses more innovative than national counterparts. A higher proportion of Hunter businesses introduced ‘new ...
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Saturday is Double Dog Day
City of Newcastle invites the community to an information session at the site of the City’s first fenced ...
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Cessnock: Cooper Street and Charlton Street ‘under construction’
The Cessnock CBD will be busy as upgrade works start on Cooper and Charlton Street at the end of the ...
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Ocean Plastic Harmful in Yet More Ways
It's not just fish and birds - plastic pollution in the ocean harms the bacteria that ...
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Banner poles proposed at Miller Park, Branxton
Cessnock City Council needs community feedback on proposed location of three banner poles at Miller Park, Branxton. Council received ...
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Charlestown High-tech Art
Artists sought to create artworks for innovative art trail in the heart of Charlestown. High-tech artworks featuring light projections ...
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Eyes, Don’t Glaze Over. This is cool.
Quantum world-first: researchers can now tell how accurate two-qubit calculations in silicon really are. University of NSW ...
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‘Laughing out Loud’ with a room full of lawyers
Julian Morrow may have shot to fame producing the TV series “The Chaser’s War on Everything” in the ...
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IPART Rules on 3 Hunter Councils
Special rate variations determined for three Hunter Valley councils. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has ...
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Cessnock ~ Operational Plan for Comment plus Waste Survey
The Draft Operational Plan for 2019-20 is now on public exhibition and we need your input! This is ...
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Meet Author Amanda Hampson at Singleton
Author Amanda Hampson focuses on ageing and expectations in author talk at Singleton Library. After penning her ...
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Salvos Red Shield Appeal May 25
Dear Editor, Australia is a great country. For some, it is a land of enormous opportunity and ...
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