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What we are NewcastleOnHunter is a community information website published and maintained by a private citizen of the city. The interest of NewcastleOnHunter is civic and community news, public art, cityscapes, and imagery of the Newcastle region, the Hunter Valley,[…]



About Newcastle

Newcastle – a small Australian city resting in a contented backwater of this busy crowded planet. To its natives the most desirable and convenient address. And, they delight, a well-kept (yet readily-shared) secret. This particular Newcastle, one of dozens in[…]



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Welcome to my world. This website explores the Australian city of Newcastle in image. A small city, just big enough to have delightful and worthy “built environment” of both modern and historical depth. My images record the life and death[…]



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Artists Street artists are invited to offer their collections for display on NewcastleOnHunter.com If you wish to offer information or claim ownership and credit, please, write to throsby at NewcastleOnHunter dot com and we can work together. If you are[…]




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City as Visual Language Raymond Curran’s 1983 book “Architecture and the Urban Experience” asked “Why do many cities of ...
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It’s 2012 and Newcastle on Hunter is back. We tried to be a mainstream news web site. That was ...
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From the Archives
  • The Illustrated Town First, some protocol.  Locals can say “Kurri” but you and I are advised to say “Kurri Kurri.” Image ~ Kind permission of Chris Fussell One warm May ...
  • Light Rail on Heavy Tracks We each imagine how this town might be, but lack knowledge, experience, and expertise to think it through to detailed, workable, even exciting plans. A hybrid ...
  • Farewells to a Grand Old Dame In late 2006 Newcastle’s most famous building, the Palais Royale, was partially demolished. A year later its street front was sadly and brutally flattened. Palais Royale ...
  • To a Higher Court Newcastle courthouse now stands as one of the most notable buildings in Newcastle, an iconic and welcoming facility that meets the client brief of connection ...
  • Autumn Gown May in Newcastle – calm mild days, cool nights. A stretch of tranquil weather let fallen leaves carpet footpaths at Islington. The accumulation is fortuitous in streets ...
  • Gully Line ~ The Drain Gully Line under Lambton Road looking north-east, flowing to Throsby Creek Remnants of the actual “Gully Line” coal rail track
  • A Day on the Harbour (or two) Nothing is more impressive than a cruise ship up close Newcastle’s harbour is compact and very accessible, which makes ship watching a passive interest for all ...
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