Aerial Drone Vision ~ the New Relaxation Therapy

Mornings on the piazza at Throsby’s leafy mansion – tucked tastefully upon the verdant banks of that celebrated watercourse bearing his name – are vibrant auditions by the neighbourly bird life. Pictured ~ Cessnock drone vision from Wild Stuff Media[…]


Mayors Want Planning Restored

Mayors united in call to restore planning powers to communities . With the State Election just around the corner, Mayors are joining forces to support Local Government NSW’s (LGNSW) campaign to restore planning powers to communities in NSW. A LGNSW[…]


Company Waste Director Fined

A director of a company that illegally stored waste, including asbestos, has been convicted and fined $33,750 and ordered to pay $24,500 in legal costs by the NSW Land and Environment Court, following a successful prosecution by the NSW Environment[…]


Autonomous Transport Isn’t Just More Cars

By Peter Newman Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University . A unique opportunity exists for infrastructure investment in Australia as transport as we know it faces disruption from autonomous vehicles. Disruption is not a dirty word. Traditional transport models are being[…]


UoN News

Newcastle expert to steer discussion on autonomous vehicles Expert in neuropsychology, Professor Kristen Pammer, will host a public lecture on Thursday to explore the potential risks and benefits of autonomous vehicles. Worldwide 1.35 million people are killed in car accidents[…]


Party on the Platforms

New regular Friday food and music event lands at The Station . Throsby reminds readers that NewcastleOnHunter derives no remuneration, honorariums, emoluments, or kickbacks when stories of a commercial nature are posted. Not even a free Make Newcastle Great Again[…]


Report Water Leaks Online

Reporting water leaks now easier with the launch of a new online reporting tool. The Internet-based platform allows people to quickly report water leaks and upload photos via a simple form on Hunter Water’s website. The latest National Performance Report[…]


National Health Research Funds Boost

Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges. As part of the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council funding (NHRMC), four Partnership[…]


Giant Bulk Tanker Visits Port

Largest tanker arrival the culmination of significant investment in Newcastle . The largest fuel tanker to enter Port of Newcastle in 220 years of commercial operations arrived on Monday (18 March 2019). The 244-metre Pro Alliance long range 2 (LR2)[…]



So, Beaches Do Clean the Oceans
An international study conducted in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne finds microbes filter sea water. The study, ...
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Miner Fined Over Creek Discharge
EPA issues fine after mine water discharged from Malabar Coal Mine . NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) fined Maxwell ...
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Never Mind the Back Door ~ I’ll Decrypt it Myself
Universities join forces to make Sydney a Quantum Harbour City . A collaboration between UNSW and the ...
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Time to Review Your Health Cover
Information on the health insurance premium increase and government reforms . ...
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Another Tree Saved
Halidays Point School Children Swing Into Action To Keep Iconic Moreton Bay ...
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PFAS Investigation at Georgetown Site
An investigation into potential PFAS* (fluorosurfactant) contamination resulting from historical site activities at the former Goninan Platers Georgetown ...
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Legal Assistance for Disadvantaged ‘Dire’
Due to the dire state of legal assistance funding in Australia, lives ...
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Hunter’s unique flora
Biodiversity project aims to highlight the Hunter’s unique flora . Dozens of ...
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It’s a Regatta, Not a Boat Race
The spectacular Sailfest Newcastle Regatta returns to Newcastle. The event will feature skiffs, catamarans, and two hallowed ...
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Beware the Tipping Point
Sea ice plays pacemaker role in abrupt climate change . The ...
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Not Your Modern Cookie-cutter Plastic Playground
New inner-city park to spark kids’ imaginations Stepping stones, distorting mirrors, a rain wheel and timber animals ...
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Now, if They’d Just Colour it Green…
‘Green’ footpath trial a first for the Hunter . Crushed glass ...
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