Covid-19 ~ Which side of history will leaders and health experts be on?

By Michelle Grattan   Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra . After the coronavirus nightmare has passed, harsh judgments will be made about which ...Nothing found

NSW Holiday Parks Close

Reflections Holiday Parks Responds to Yesterday’s NSW Public Health Order Now in Place The NSW Minister for ...Nothing found

Cessnock Council Limited Services

Council maintaining essential services. Waste Management Cessnock Waste Management Centre (CWMC) remains open to the public. All staff on site at ...Nothing found

Lake Council Restricts Face to Face Service

Lake Macquarie City Council’s face-to-face customer service is closed from today (27 March 2020) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Customers can still ...Nothing found

Park and Ride Suspended

Park and Ride on hold and Blackbutt Reserve closed to the public. City of Newcastle will suspend its commuter bus Park and ...Nothing found

Lake Holiday Parks Close Today

All four Lake Mac Holiday Parks are closed from today, Thursday 26 March. Lake Macquarie City Council Manager Property and Business Development ...Nothing found

Eraring Power Station Fined for Dust

The Environment Protection Authority(EPA) fined Origin Energy Eraring Pty Ltd $15,000 over alleged dust emissions from the Eraring Power Station at ...Nothing found

Region’s Council Services Restricted

Newcastle All City of Newcastle cultural facilities have closed until further notice but will continue to engage audiences online following a ...Nothing found

Check-up for Wingham’s Vampire Jet

Wingham Central Park’s Vampire Jet will be completing its health check soon. At last year’s inspection the base was in good condition. ...Nothing found

Warning on COVID-19 Scams

Australians should be aware scammers are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or ...Nothing found

Patrolled Lake Beaches Closed Sunday. But..

Lake Mac beaches to close temporarily on Sunday to plan for future operations. Council will close all four of its patrolled beaches ...Nothing found

Local Councils Respond to Epidemic

Cessnock Open Space and Community Facilities Closures. To help slow the spread of COVID-19, and to prioritise the well-being of Council ...Nothing found

Newcastle City Updates on Health & Safety

Latest information about the City’s response is available at City eases COVID-19 pressures for supermarkets and doctors’ surgeries ...Nothing found

Update for MidCoast Residents on COVID19

General Manager Adrian Panuccio said events and programs at libraries and the Regional Art Gallery have been suspended. Council will also close ...Nothing found

Newcastle City Swimming Centres Update

End of season closure will be brought forward to Monday 23March for City-owned swimming centres across the local government area. City ...Nothing found

Natural Contaminant Threat to Drinking Groundwater

Climate change and urbanisation are set to threaten groundwater drinking water quality. By Caroline Tang.  Groundwater is the main source ...Nothing found

Newcastle Playhouse and Libraries Update

City’s cultural facilities’ response to COVID-19 In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) the Federal Government has introduced social distancing measures, which include limiting ...Nothing found

Debt Bounty Hunter Fined

The Federal Court has ordered that Panthera Finance Pty Ltd pay $500,000 in penalties for unduly harassing three consumers over debts they did not owe ...Nothing found

Steamfest 2020 Cancelled

Maitland City Council, as organiser of Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest, has cancelled the event for 2020. 3801 shunting at Thirlmere station ...Nothing found

Singleton Council Responds to COVID-19

Singleton Council announced its COVID-19 (Coronavirus) strategy, with heightened health warnings about the highly infectious disease. The Emergency Services Expo planned for ...Nothing found

Lake LED Streetlight Rollout

Lake Macquarie’s future is looking brighter thanks to the rollout of more than 1400 LED streetlights across the City. A joint project ...Nothing found

Farm Outlook Brightens

Nation’s farm confidence rebounds to highest level in almost five years. Australian farmers have stared down one of the toughest summers on ...Nothing found

Stop Cutting Charity Funding

If governments want to maintain employment, don’t cut funding to charities. The Community Council for Australia (CCA) has called on all Australian ...Nothing found

Woolies Boomer Hour 7~8 AM

Woolworths dedicated shopping hour for the elderly and people with disability. Woolworths Supermarkets is introducing temporary measures across its stores to help ...Nothing found

Lake Libraries App for Devices

Lake Macquarie City Council has launched a Lake Mac Libraries app for Apple and Android devices. People can now track loans, access ...Nothing found

Gen Z Fastest Growing Victims of Scams

Australians under 25 lost over $5 million to scams in 2019 and reports made from this age group are increasing faster than older ...Nothing found

On Haunting Dunnies and Other Things

The haunted dunny from children’s book Round the Twist, and Paul Jennings’ colourful sea creature in The Fisherman and the Theefyspray, are among ...Nothing found


HMAS Arunta tests missile system after upgrade. Following a 20-month upgrade, Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Arunta has fired its first Evolved Sea Sparrow ...Nothing found

Cruise Ships Lose Port Greet & Meet

Port withdraws volunteers for the remainder of 2019-20 cruise season. Port of Newcastle has withdrawn its dedicated volunteers for the final four ...Nothing found

Lake Fleet Electrifying

Electric vehicles hit the road as Lake Mac plugs in new charging strategy Plant and Fleet Coordinator Glenn Hattander with the new ...Nothing found

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