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 ...

HMAS Newcastle Commander Honoured


HMAS Newcastle Commander Anita Sellick has been honoured with the Key to the City at a ceremony today to farewell the ship before ...

NAIDOC Week 2019


NAIDOC celebrations are underway, from 1-17 July, 2019.  NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to support local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and ...

Women in Horticulture


Supporting the next crop of women in horticulture leaders. Two inspiring women will address over 250 attendees at the annual Women in ...

Farewell to HMAS Newcastle


Novocastrians will farewell HMAS Newcastle when our namesake ship makes her final homecoming next week with a local at the helm. ...

Mind-blowing Exhibition of the Brain at Watt Space


The inner and intricate workings of the human brain will be opened up to the general public next week as part of an interactive exhibition ...

Belmont Blues Festival Success


Thousands of blues and brews fans packed Belmont foreshore last weekend for an inaugural beer and music festival to “ignight” Lake Macquarie. ...

Sea of Hands in Newcastle for Reconciliation Week


On Tuesday 28th May, Samaritans joined with community partners in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral to install the Sea of Hands in recognition of ...

Newcastle Artist at Gallery


James Drinkwater solo exhibition at Newcastle Art Gallery opens 1 June. Newcastle Art Gallery celebrates the work of Newcastle-born artist James Drinkwater, ...

Lighter Side of Crime at Write Here! Festival


You might want to think twice about sitting next to best-selling Sydney author Candice Fox at a wedding. That is, unless you ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 2000s, but like many of ...

Uni News ~ Tech Innovators


Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience. Disaster Master, a mobile-based application that gamifies challenges based on real disaster situations to educate ...

Lake Flooding Forum (& free snack :)


Let’s Talk sessions cover flooding, natural disasters in Lake Mac. Expert talks held in Lake Macquarie next month will cover flooding and ...

Only Fun Allowed


A $2 million playground and skate plaza on the Stockton foreshore opened just in time for the Easter long weekend. The South ...

Never Too Late for a New Path


Inspired upbringing ignites passion for the natural world. When Susan Grace-MacDonald was a young girl ...


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