State Funds Council Drought Works


The NSW Government will allocate up to $8.5 million to MidCoast Council for infrastructure work undertaken during the drought earlier this year. ...Nothing found

Restoration and Renaming of Junction Bridge


By Councillor Kiwa Fisher The 90 year old timber truss bridge will be restored by Transport for New South Wales. The project ...Nothing found

Paynes Crossing Soon no Pain


New Paynes Crossing Bridge. Construction starts soon to replace Paynes Crossing Bridge with a new two lane bridge. Paynes Crossing ...Nothing found

Two More Bridges for Wallsend


$20 million to relieve Wallsend flooding. Council will replace two more Wallsend bridges and wants the Federal and State governments to help. ...Nothing found

NBN Co Misled on Need to Move


NBN Co misled Canberra consumers about needing to move to the NBN . NBN Co has admitted in a court-enforceable undertaking to the ACCC ...Nothing found

Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed Portside


Two new 22-kilowatt chargers in the carpark next to Harry’s Café de Wheels are operational. They join three others outside No.2 Sportsground and ...Nothing found

Cessnock Airport Funding


NSW Government will invest $6.6 million in Cessnock Airport. Council secured the funding by lodging a grant application under the NSW Government’s ...Nothing found

Munibung Road Extension Opens


An 820m extension to Munibung Road that joins Cardiff directly to Boolaroo is finished. The $4.7 million project was jointly funded by ...Nothing found

More Breakfast Reading


Toilet paper hoarding leads to sewer chokes. COVID-19 is impacting communities everywhere in unexpected ways, with MidCoast Council reporting an ...Nothing found

Bridge Opening Ceremony ‘socially distanced’


$3.3 million Tyrrell Street Bridge opens in Wallsend . Construction is complete on the new $3.3 million Tyrrell Street Bridge ~ an ...Nothing found

King St Car Park Temporary Closure


Mall Car Park closed for structural assessments. City of Newcastle has temporarily closed the Mall Car Park on King Street to ...Nothing found

Water, Waste, Roads, Regional, and Coast ~ Priorities


Infrastructure Australia today released the latest edition of the Infrastructure Priority List of 147 proposals of national significance. Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive, ...Nothing found

Drop the Cap and We’ll Build Container Terminal


Infrastructure Australia’s announcement today prioritising the development of suitable East Coast deepwater container port facilities should come as music to the ears of ...Nothing found

Honeysuckle Drive Change Shrinks Parking


Work starts next month (March 2020) to straighten Honeysuckle Drive’s western end where it meets Stewart Avenue. Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation (HCCDC) ...Nothing found

Tyrrell Street Bridge Ready Soon


$3.3 million Tyrrell Street Bridge nears completion. The bridge is part of Wallsend’s multi-million dollar works that includes streetscape upgrades, free Wi-Fi ...Nothing found

MidCoast Water Critical


MidCoast Council has accelerated development of a temporary desalination plant at the Nabiac Aquifer water supply plant to supply emergency water, in case it’s required ...Nothing found

Waste Not Watt Not


City powers into sustainable new era. From left: State Member for Port Stephens Kate Washington, City of Newcastle Business Development Manager City ...Nothing found

ARENA Moves on Commercial Hydrogen


The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a $70 million fund to fast track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia. ARENA’s hydrogen funding ...Nothing found

Upgrade Underway at Gingers Lane Weston


Cessnock City Council has begun upgrades to Gingers Lane, Weston. Gingers lane view east from Frame Drive A road closure will be ...Nothing found

We Want Weston Fire Station Open!


Cessnock City Council advocates for Weston Fire Station to stay operational. The station has been earmarked for closure by Fire and Rescue NSW ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

Hunter Water Pricing Review


Feedback sought on Hunter Water’s future prices. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) wants customer and community views on Hunter ...Nothing found

Wallsend’s Tyrrell Street Bridge Replacement


Work has begun on a $3.3 million replacement of Tyrrell Street Bridge to combat flooding of the township. The new higher and ...Nothing found

Ruttleys Rd Wyee Upgrade


A $2.6 million upgrade to a section of Ruttleys Road, Wyee, is finished. A separate $4 million upgrade to Wyee Road should ...Nothing found

Treasury ‘Unconcerned’ by ACCC Ports Case


At Budget Estimates yesterday (29 August 2019) NSW Treasury officials confirmed Treasury had never modelled the economic impacts of a Newcastle container terminal. ...Nothing found

Gilgi Community gets Fresh Drinking Water from Bore Water


Breakthrough water solution provides sustainable clean drinking water to remote indigenous communities in central Australia. The community of Gillen Bore in the ...Nothing found

Newcastle Gas Terminal Proposed for Port


A Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal at Newcastle that could supply up to 80 per cent of NSW’s gas needs -  declared Critical State ...Nothing found

Burnouts will have a new smell


Green means go for $5m plant recycling plastic for roads. Plastic bags, recycled glass and printer toner will be used ...Nothing found

IPART Evaluates Hunter Valley Coal Network


IPART seeks feedback on draft rate of return and remaining mine life for RailCorp’s Hunter Valley Coal Network. IPART is seeking ...Nothing found


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