Newcastle’s Ship to Rail Trumps Sydney Ports

Passenger train arrivals demonstrate unique direct-to-rail capability at Port of Newcastle The first shipment of new passenger trains for the Sydney network arrived ...Nothing found

NEMO – Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Artist's impression of merging neutron stars. This event is a source of gravitational waves ~ A compelling case has been ...Nothing found

Take a Ride on the Driveless Side

Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial. The first driverless vehicle to mix with traffic on Newcastle’s roads is ferrying passengers along Wharf Road. ...Nothing found

Fine Issued for Liddel Dust

Fine issued for excess dust emissions from Liddell power station. The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined AGL Macquarie Pty Limited ...Nothing found

Sustainable Port

Port joins Hunter group pursuing United Nations sustainability goals. Port of Newcastle (PON) is one of seven Hunter institutions that advocate for, and drive ...Nothing found

Myall River Dredging on Schedule

Dredging in the Lower Myall River is a month into the 27 week project with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel. ...Nothing found

Closing the Survival Gap for Mental Health Sufferers

People with a mental health condition die between 10 to 15 years earlier than the general Australian population, due largely to preventable chronic disease and ...Nothing found

Lake News

Hunter artists ~apply to enhance urban areas in Lake Mac. Hunter artists can get art on the streets by submitting designs for ...Nothing found

Lake City Becoming a City

Record $1.5 billion in approved development for 2019-20 financial year. Lake Macquarie City Council approved almost $1.5 billion in development in the past 12 ...Nothing found

Don’t Let the Dogs Out in Singleton

Every dog to have its day as Singleton’s new state-of-the-art animal management facility breaks ground. By Emily Quigley Animal welfare and environmental sustainability ...Nothing found

NSFA Gets Emergency Funding

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will receive an additional $5.5 million to support digitisation of at risk audio and video in ...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

Salvo’s Last Call ~ Give Like the Smiths

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith AC and wife Pip have doubled their regular $25,000 annual gift to the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal to $50,000. ...Nothing found

Sewerage Spooks Sniff our Shards

Australia’s stimulant consumption among the highest in the world. Of 30 countries, Australia is fourth highest for estimated stimulant consumption - ...Nothing found

UoN Team Study Marine Corrosion

A research team from the University of Newcastle gained $650,000 from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project scheme to study the marine ...Nothing found

Summerhill Solar Income Double Forecast

The five-megawatt solar farm installed at the Summerhill Waste Management Centre generated almost twice the revenue it was expected to make annually. ...Nothing found

Who Let the Dogs Out Phase II

Community to decide next dog park location. Lambton Park and Armstrong Park are possible locations for a second dedicated, fenced, off-leash dog area. ...Nothing found

Macquarie Street Finally Coughs Up for Singleton

NSW Deputy Premier the Hon John Barilaro said his government will return millions of dollars in mining royalties to Singleton Council. He ...Nothing found

Is Low Tide More Dangerous?

New research reveals link between tide and fatal beach drowning. Fatal drowning on Australian surf beaches is more likely to occur around low tide, ...Nothing found

Buy Local in Singleton

Singleton businesses encouraged to support each other under $100,000 local spending program by Singleton Council. It is hoped that preloaded Spend in Singleton cards ...Nothing found

Cessnock Council Spend

Over $40 million to be invested in boost for local economy. By Annaleize Hambling. It was a positive feeling in the Cessnock ...Nothing found

Containers Lost off WA

Ship Navios Unite loses three containers off Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia. The Liberian-flagged container ship, Navios Unite, reported losing three containers overboard in ...Nothing found

Kilgour Prize Finalists

Newcastle Art Gallery has announced the finalists for the Kilgour Prize 2020. One of Australia’s major art prizes, the Kilgour awards $50,000 for ...Nothing found

Seafarers ~ the Invisible Workforce

International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer was celebrated on 25 June 2020. Organised by the International Maritime Organization — the United Nations ...Nothing found

Kasparov on Magnitsky

Magnitsky inquiry to hear from Gary Kasparov and Tony Kevin. An inquiry into whether Australia should adopt ‘Magnitsky-style’ laws will hear from human rights ...Nothing found

Aussie Vehicle Choice Increases Emissions

Australian vehicle buyers increasingly choose heavier vehicles with larger and more powerful engines, against the trend in Europe and Asia. Their failure ...Nothing found

Big Spend to Revive Lake Economy

Lake Macquarie City Council will invest $395 million in the next 12 months through its Operational Plan 2020-2021, including $116 million on capital works. ...Nothing found

Government Meddling ‘a direct assault on education’

The government’s funding changes are meddling with the purpose of universities. By Newcastle University's John Fischetti 1 and Catharine Coleborne 2     Federal education ...Nothing found

First HDT HT Monaro for Auction

Update ~ 28 June The 1969 HT Monaro 57D race car fetched three quarters of a million at auction, selling to an Australian enthusiast. ...Nothing found

Koppers Cop EPA Fine

The NSW Environment Protection Authority has fined Newcastle manufacturing company Koppers $30,000 over two alleged pollution incidents at their Mayfield plant in 2019. Koppers ...Nothing found

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