Offshore Research for ‘Blue Economy’


Macquarie University engineers are developing technologies for ocean infrastructure for a Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre. The Blue Economy CRC will research ...

Australian dairy seasonal outlook


Signs of a bottoming in the margin cycle, with farmgate milk prices improving… Soil moisture profiles are below average, there ...

Councillor Martin Recognised


Former mayor of Singleton and long-time sitting councillor John Martin’s decades of service to the Association of Mining and Energy Related Councils of ...

Local government election costs under review


IPART is reviewing of the cost of local government election services. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is reviewing the cost ...

Newcastle dentist’s lost WW1 letters


A book about the World War One experiences of Newcastle dentist Ben Champion, who returned from Europe an amputee, will be launched at Newcastle Library ...

Virtual reality unearths ancient Indigenous artefacts in Newcastle


Modern technology is providing a glimpse into the world’s oldest surviving culture, with 3D digital scanning and virtual reality re-creating a 6,500-year-old archaeological ...

Lake Council’s Easter and Anzac Day Arrangements


These are Lake Macquarie ...

Maitland Council Draft Operational Plan 2019/20


Maitland City Council has opened feedback on the draft Operational Plan 2019/20. Comment covers proposed actions, infrastructure projects, budget, rating and fees and ...

Tongan Delegation Tours the Port


A delegation from Ports Authority Tonga arrived in Newcastle yesterday to gain insights into the operations of the largest port on ...

Your Chance to Bomb a Box


Call for artists to add colour to the City. Local artists will have the opportunity ...

Never Too Late for a New Path


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

Jets player kicks University goals


Kicking more than football goals, Newcastle Jets Westfield W-League squad player, Tara Andrews, is among the cohort of students who will graduate in ...

Graduation Day 2019 at UoN


Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter. More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over ...

Artistic Recycling (or recycled art :0)


Creating art from waste. Budding artists and recyclers can demonstrate their unique interpretation of resource recovery in the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Waste ...

Making Hunter Hogs Happier


Online publication to make Motorcycling the Hunter even easier. Motorcycling enthusiasts across the Hunter will ...

EPA Fines Forestry Corp


EPA fines Forestry Corp $16,500 for Gibberagee State Forest offence. The NSW Environment Protection ...

Cyclists Need More Protection than Paint


More than a stripe of paint needed to keep cyclists safe On-road marked bicycle lanes are not the optimal solution to keeping ...

Upper Hunter recovery slows


In December, Upper Hunter business and household expectations for the local economy continued to decline from ...

Killingworth Kids Kinda Kool


Eager locals put Killingworth’s popular local playground to the test today when it reopened to the ...

Dredging for 160 Years


Crew celebrates 160 years of service to Newcastle’s international gateway. Port of Newcastle is celebrating ...

Hunter’s War Nurses with Christine Bramble


In the lead up to ANZAC Day, join researcher and historian, Christine Bramble, who shares some ...

Photo Exhibit of Animals at Sea


Salty sea dogs and curious cabin cats star in a photographic exhibition at Lake Macquarie’s SEEN@Swansea ...

Charlestown Library Facelift


Makeover for Charlestown Library Charlestown library will get new carpet, repainting, and other minor improvements. ...

Writers Wow Cessnock Kids


Childrens Authors visit Cessnock Schools as part of the Newcastle Writers Festival. Last week, over a thousand children in the Cessnock area ...

Uni News


Nominations for inspiring University of Newcastle alumni. Nominations are now open for the University ...

Tech training to support growing F-35 fleet


With the arrival of an additional two F-35 aircraft at Williamtown RAAF Base at the weekend, ...

Silo Art Reaches the Hunter


Merriwa joins the silo art club. Artists are painting a mural on Merriwa’s disused GrainCorp silo that locals hope will put their ...

Will Tamworth Become a Smart City?


Building a smart city with power system enhanced by AI and hydrogen storage University of NSW Sydney (UNSW) will lead Australia’s first ...

New Fact Checker for Federal Election


Political parties of all persuasions will be subject to a higher degree of scrutiny during the looming federal election campaign, with Australian Associated ...

Whatever Floats Your Boat


Lake Macquarie City Council wants local boaties to help light up the Lake in June’s Float ...


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