Society’s Unpaid Care


Replacement value of unpaid care in Australia rises to $78 billion per year. A new report commissioned by Carers Australia estimates annual value of ...Nothing found

Tuncurry water park


Ideas for Tuncurry’s water play space are open, as works to decommission the old pool site begin next week. Current (old) ...Nothing found

Windale’s New Community Hall


Windale’s new community hall will be a ‘high-tech’ library and a multi-purpose centre with flexible layout and gathering spaces. Artist's impression of ...Nothing found

Green Ban on Powerhouse Demolitions


The CFMEU NSW has placed a Green Ban on the demolition of the Willow Grove and St Georges Terraces buildings in Parramatta, earmarked for destruction ...Nothing found

Stockton Residents Greenlight Coastal Plan


Long-term actions for Stockton’s coastline get broad residents’ approval. City of Newcastle’s proposal for mass-offshore sand replacement and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works ...Nothing found

Rathmines Heritage Centre


Lake Macquarie City Council calls for expressions of interest and volunteer applications to work on Rathmines Theatre. Contractors skilled in front-of-house duties, ...Nothing found

Citizen’s Gift to City


The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Newcastle Art Gallery Foundation (NAGF) are joint beneficiaries of a $20 million bequest.  The parting ...Nothing found

Union’s Generous Hand


Members of the Maritime Union of Australia Newcastle Branch have raised $16,500 to provide direct financial and practical assistance to local families and vulnerable members ...Nothing found

Salvos Red Shield Appeal this Weekend


Going Digital – Salvos Red Shield Appeal this weekend. After more than 55 years of knocking on doors each May, ...Nothing found

Ocean Baths Funding Boost


Newcastle Ocean Baths restoration to receive $9.5 million from sale of local buildings. Newcastle Ocean Baths will get $9.5 million towards restoration ...Nothing found

Bondi Pavilion Green Ban Lifted


The NSW CFMEU1 will remove a “Green Ban” on development of the Bondi Pavilion. The union ban - since 2016 – was lifted after ...Nothing found

Martinsville Recreation Makeover


A giant timber goanna, a fire truck see-saw, and a rope climbing gym will feature at the new playground under construction at Martinsville in south-west ...Nothing found

Singleton Surveys Direct Council Support


Residents and businesses encouraged to help inform community needs in Council’s response to COVID-19. Singleton residents and businesses can take separate online ...Nothing found

Hawks Next Community Hall upgrade progresses


Hawks Nest Community Hall upgrade concepts are ready for community feedback. A concept design - based on an initial engagement process with ...Nothing found

Zoom in to Singleton Council Meet


Virtual public meetings on Council’s programs for 2020-2021. With social distancing prohibiting community gatherings, Singleton Council invites the community to discuss the ...Nothing found

Firefighters honoured on St Florian’s Day


Police and Emergency Services Minister David Elliott and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Rob Rogers today honoured four individual members and ...Nothing found

Maitlanders–Local Food Callout


Maitland City Council has a competition to support local food outlets. Developed as part of Council's COVID-19 Response and Recovery initiatives, A ...Nothing found

City Cyclists ~ Have Your Say


Community invited to update cycling strategy. City of Newcastle wants residents to contribute to the 2012 Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan ...Nothing found

Newcastle City Swimming Centres Update


End of season closure will be brought forward to Monday 23March for City-owned swimming centres across the local government area. City ...Nothing found

Let’s Not Forget Bushfire Heroes


A well-deserved thank you for everyone who protected our community this bush fire season. Cessnock City Council will host an event to thank all ...Nothing found

Singleton Bicentennial Party This Weekend


Weekend of festivities to commemorate 200 years of Singleton history. It’s a commemoration 200 years in the making, and Mayor of Singleton Cr Sue ...Nothing found

New Lake Suburb Proposed


A new suburb named “Lake Macquarie” is proposed for the Lake City local government area (LGA). Lake Macquarie City Council wants feedback ...Nothing found

Fernleigh Awabakal Shared Track Feedback


Lake Macquarie City Council has launched an online feedback portal for community input into the new Fernleigh Awabakal Shared Track. ...Nothing found

Lake Mac Grants for Creatives


New grants program gets creative juices flowing in Lake Mac Grants of up to $3000 are up for grabs to help nurture ...Nothing found

Floodplain Plans for Stroud, Karua


Draft floodplain management plans on exhibition. Residents can view and comment on Draft Floodplain Risk Management Studies and Plans for the  Karuah ...Nothing found

Lexie’s Might Yet Survive


City provides plan for reopening of Lexie’s café. The City of Newcastle and Lexie’s Cafe are working on a plan to reopen ...Nothing found

Midcoast Council’s Three Sets of Planning Controls


MidCoast Council’s land-use planners are holding a series of drop-in sessions across the region. The drop-in sessions are to help people understand what zones ...Nothing found

Community gardens: coming to a nature strip near you


What started as a form of gardening activism, planted the seeds for a blossoming community movement, centred on inclusivity, sustainability and participation. Look closely ...Nothing found

Fernleigh Track to Reach Blacksmiths and Beyond


Newcastle’s beloved Fernleigh Track will soon link to Lake Macquarie’s extensive network of pathways and become a 27km continuous cycle and walkway. Lake Macquarie ...Nothing found

Reviving Local Business Centers


$1 million in funding open to activate city. More than $1 million in funding is available to attract people to the City’s business centers ...Nothing found


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