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 ...

Cyclist Ban in Scott Street


Cycling is banned along the tramway shared section of Scott Street. "Mixed running" section of Newcastle's light rail in Scott Street. Executive ...

Scam text messages targes Australia Post customers


Australia Post warns of widespread scam text messages telling customers there are problems delivering a package, or that a parcel won’t be delivered “due to ...

Breathe, Don’t Breathe


Research findings may change oxygen use in ICUs across the globe. A world-first trial by researchers at Monash University could change how oxygen ...

Last Nail in Coffin of Australian Shipping


Repeal of ANL Act highlights Government's failure to support Australian shipping. Australian National Line Princess of Tasmania, out of service at South Wharf, ...

Record Cruise Season


Port of Newcastle anticipates record passenger numbers as cruise season begins. Celebrity Solstice maiden voyage to Newcastle ~ Image: Port of Newcastle ...

Notes From the Campus


A new dawn for Australian minerals A new $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence based at the University of ...

Toronto Swimmers’ Fun Day on 19th


Swim centre to reopen following $6.5 million refurbishment. Toronto Swim Centre will reopen its doors to the community this week following a multi-million ...

Monaro’s Bathurst Glory Days


Old Holden Race Cars Reunite to Celebrate 50 Years at Bathurst. Back in the day, Throsby drag-raced his rusty old FC ute ...

On Not Fearing AI


Our eyes are the eyes through which the Earth finally beholds her own beauty"   ~ Teilhard ...

Rhapsodies for Ruminators


City Hall serves up lunchtime menu of music. Pictured ~ Frenchman St Jazz Band Talented local musicians and the resonant tones ...

Redhead Beach in itself a Work of Art


Submissions open for Redhead Beach art installation. A $20,000 artwork will be installed at Redhead Beach as part of the ground-breaking Smart Beaches project. Expressions of interest ...

Aussie Sea Sponge in TB Fight


An Australian sea sponge could hold the key to successfully combatting the deadly disease tuberculosis (TB), a new study from the Centenary Institute and the ...

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 ...

Port’s New Logo


Port of Newcastle has a new logo that “communicates its position as a global trade gateway embracing new opportunities and new ways to ...

Darby Street Parking Hours Change


City answers parking call from Darby Street traders. City of Newcastle has extended the existing one-hour limits on Darby Street, giving customers more ...

Art Surrounds the Lake


Strategy paints picture of public art in Lake Mac over next 10 years. Artist Rachael Klyyve and decorated traffic switch cabinet Lake ...

Cessnock Mattress Drop-off


The hardest thing to get rid of is a mattress - particularly a king size innerspring that can weight up to 80Kgs. ...

UoN Leads in PFAS Research


More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation. The University of Newcastle has established itself as leader in PFAS remediation research, receiving more ...

Singleton ~ See Past the Stigma


Singleton joins the global movement to make promises for mental health wellbeing. Kirsten Noack, Jennifer Holland, David Baker, Gary Bentley and Tasmin Young ...

Beresfield’s Backyard Blitz


Multimillion-dollar investment for a smarter, safer Beresfield. Beresfield has the first council free Wi-Fi outside Newcastle CBD as part of a $3 ...

On Demand Transport Trial


On Demand transport service will be trialled in Newcastle inner suburbs and CBD. The ‘On Demand’ transport service allows people to ...

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness


University of Newcastle Professor named Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Week 2019 Ambassador. University of Newcastle Professor of Mental Health Nursing, ...

Community Spirit Not Lost


Cityserve volunteers at Boolaroo Childcare centres, sports clubs, and local organisations in need can get volunteer help from the CityServe initiative. ...

Accolade for Local Historian


Vera Deacon ~ Photo credit UoN Writer, philanthropist, and historian Vera Deacon has been named a Freeman of the City in recognition ...

Something to Bragg About


UoN Vice-Chancellor inducted to prestigious Bragg Membership. Receiving the highest category of membership awarded by The Royal Institution of Australia, the University ...

Now, about that plan..


Maitland City Council has prepared a draft Community Participation Plan (CPP) to meet new requirements under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EP&A Act) 1979. ...

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 ...

Rathmines Hall Work Starts


Heritage-listed Rathmines Community Hall is being renovated. The building has been closed since 2015 due to maintenance and asbestos issues. Jaime ...


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