Drop in Today for Carrington Green Space Plan


Few neighbourhoods in Newcastle are as storied and distinct as Carrington. Howden & Victoria park at Carrington. Long defined by Newcastle ...

Lake Macquarie Art Centre Reopens


Weekend events for re-opening of revitalised arts space. After a $2.3 million upgrade, Lake Macquarie’s Museum of Art and Culture (MAC). reopens this ...

Thornton’s Century of Public Education


Thornton celebrates a 100 years of public education. It’s 1919: the Treaty of Versailles is signed, officially ending Australia’s involvement in World War ...

Share Your Junk (not what you think)


Search on for Lake Mac collectors… and the stuff they collect. The hunt is on for Lake Mac’s quirkiest, rarest and most interesting ...

Walking Towards Thunder


Peter Fox author talk a hit with the locals. Former Detective Chief Inspector Peter Fox spoke to a full house at Cessnock Library ...

Scone Literary Festival to New Level


Scone honours Patrick White: Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature Award winning Melbourne-based author, Christos Tsiolkas will present the Patrick White Oration, a new ...

Nobbys Now Disability Friendly


For Joseph Popov, a visit to the beach is far from simple. As someone who lives with disability, apart from reaching the beach, ...

Violet Leads Spectrum of Competitors in Dust


UNSW Sunswift takes line honours at world solar car challenge UNSW Sydney’s solar car team Sunswift took Cruiser Class line honours in the ...

Thunder on the Lake


Australia’s most powerful racing boats will thunder across Lake Macquarie this weekend. The superboats will race at 1.20pm on Saturday 19 October and ...

Hunter Have Your Say on Open-cut Air Pollution


Air quality on the agenda at Muswellbrook drop-in session. Open cut coal mine pollution in the Hunter Valley The Muswellbrook community will ...

Newcastle Hosts International Smart Cities Symposium


Half of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050 that figure is expected to be two-thirds, posing unprecedented challenges for urban ...

Smart Cities ~ not just a council slogan


Symposium launch and dinner at historic Victoria Theatre. Today is the launch of the Smaller & Smarter Cities: International Symposium at a dinner ...

Harbour to Vinyards Cycle for Charity


Harbour2Vine Charity Cycle Classic on 27 October to raise funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Cyclists of all talents can participate in ...

On the Future of Rathmines Park


A Master Plan and Plan of Management for Rathmines Park will guide the future use and development of the site and its historically ...

Visitor Information Centre at Civic


The former Civic Station will be transformed into the City’s Visitor Information Centre. City of Newcastle will take possession of the former ...

BHP Closure 20 Years On


Twenty years since the closure of BHP means it’s time to remember how that industry shaped the city and region. The dismantling of ...

Discussion… in which mosquitos not welcome


Expert panel tackles the mosquito challenge in The unloved bug: problems and solutions in mosquito control at home and abroad WHEN: Tuesday ...

Lake’s Living Smart Festival 2019


Melbourne acoustic folk duo Jack The Fox will headline September’s inaugural LSF Sunday Sessions – part of an expanded Living Smart Festival celebrating the event’s ...

Architecture as Active Living Characters


There’s more to architecture than meets the eye. In a free public talk, titled Architecture’s Elusive Impact on Vitality, Professor Ednie-Brown, will ...

The Moon and Us


A special evening with Alan Duffy celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing Tuesday 13 August 2019, 6pm-7.30pm The Australian Museum (AM) ...

Hunter Economy Softens


Hunter regional business performance softened dramatically in the first half of 2019, according to the latest Hunter Region Economic Indicators analysis, due for release ...

UoN Events & Talks


Focus on mothers in prison for New Professors Talk. Almost 43,000 people are behind bars at any one time in Australia, with women making ...

Touch of Royalty at UoN Today


New dual degree targets growing job opportunities in medical technology field. Professor Dr Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand, and eight delegates, ...

Whale Watchers Take Note


Lake Macquarie’s best spots to view ‘humpback highway.’ It’s about to hit peak hour on the ‘humpback highway’, and Lake Macquarie vantage ...

Author Donates Book Proceeds to Victims


Author Steve Matthews Steve Matthews' new book ‘The Skinny Girl’ shows domestic violence is not just about broken bones. Meet ...

Who’s Minding the Farm?


Hunter Valley author Patrice Newell Patrice Newell will be at Cessnock City Library on Thursday 25 July for a Meet the ...

Smorgasbord of Future Law


Law 2050 ~ Robots in suits or a better versionof 2019? Coding, automation, the reality of AI and the “Uberisation” of the legal ...

UoN Students meet Jack Ma


University of Newcastle scholars meet Alibaba’s Jack Ma on life-changing trip to China. Newcastle uni students met co-founder of Alibaba Group and ...

Fern Bay PS Honours Rebecca Young


Fern Bay students honour a sporting great and one of their own. Fern Bay Public School will honour former student and Australian rugby league ...

Upcoming UoN Public Talks


STEM champion set to inspire Hunter women  The X Factor: Why We Need More Women Engineers, will be presented by Professor Elanor Huntington ...


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