Cessnock City Council rejects disturbing cemeteries regulation


Death, taxes… and grave rentals? Cessnock City Council makes its stance known on the NSW ...

Black Stump Gets New Life


Newcastle Council’s administrative headquarters will become a five-star hotel called “The Kingsley.” Overlooking Civic Park, the harbour and Merewether from its upper ...

Lake Macquarie Council Operating arrangements for Christmas and New Year


Below are the Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019 operating arrangements for Council. Council buildings ...

NTC examining driver distraction and the Australian Road Rules


The National Transport Commission (NTC) is examining the effectiveness of the Australian Road Rules relating to driver distraction. NTC Acting Chief Executive, Dr Geoff ...

Householders Liable for Rubbish Contractors’ Actions


Pictured ~ Rob Robertson inspects West Wallsend illegal dumping More than 127 tonnes of household waste, from old mattresses to plastic bags ...

Two Local Government Awards to Cessnock City Council


Cessnock City Council earned two awards at the Local Government NSW Excellence in Environment Awards 2018 last week. Pictured ~ Cessnock ...

The era of talking buildings has arrived


If you ever argued with the talking outhouse at Soldiers Point boat ramp, then you’ll have an inkling of what’s ahead for us. ...

Team Lake Mac Compete for Surfest Evolution Charity Funds


Competitive surfers Jake Sylvester, James McMorland, Jake Ingle and Byron Howarth will line up for Lake ...

Christmas Early in Singleton


About 10,000 people have turned out for the Hunter’s biggest community Christmas party as Singleton turned on the cheer for Christmas on John Street last ...

Lake MacquarieCity Gallery ~ Summer Arts and Crafts


Nova Cruises' Lake Macquarie Cruise Service on the new vessel, 'Lady Mac' depart from the public wharf at Booragul in front of the Gallery. For ...

Stockton Leisure Park Underway


An artist impression of the South Stockton leisure area at Griffith Park Construction has started ...

Uni Solar Car Proof of Concept


The UNSW Sunswift solar car team cruised into the record books Friday as they arrived at Sydney’s ...

All Clear to go Jump in the Lake


PIctured ~ Environmental Health Inspection Officer James McNamara collects sample of Lake Maquarie water Swimming and ...

Morisset Memorial Park Upgrade


Work has begun on a $1.4m playground and facilities upgrade to Bernie Goodwin Memorial Park in Newcastle Street. The $1.4 million works ...

Portraits of Crime at Newcastle Library Exhibit


Newcastle Region Library exhibit, Captured: Portraits of Crime 1870-1930, shows ordinary men, women and children caught on the wrong side of the NSW criminal justice ...

Government inquiry calls for halt to casualisation in mining


A federal parliamentary committee has called for government action to stem rampant casualisation of full-time mining jobs in order to improve the industry’s ...

Cessnock Council Studies Flood Areas


Flood Studies on Public Exhibition Residents are being encouraged to view and provide feedback on two flood studies now on public ...

Singleton Mayoral Christmas Tree Appeal


Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore, is urging people to be generous and donate to the annual Mayoral Christmas Tree Appeal to ensure ...

Singleton’s International Day for People with a Disability


‘Very country’ celebrations of people of all abilities at a special night of bush dancing and music ...

Kahiba Playground Officially Tested


Hannah – official playground tester -  shows the Mayor of Lake Macquarie how to properly cut a ribbon ...

World Surf League event goes to Redhead


Pictured, from left: Warren Smith, Connor Lee and Mayor of Lake Macquarie Cr Kay Fraser ...

Homeward Found Exhibition


If you can make it to Melbourne before Christmas, and you’re into street art and graffiti, drag yourself over to  Richmond 3121 for ...

Lake Macquarie cruises are back


Pictured ~ Mayor of Lake Macquarie Cr Kay Fraser and Nova Cruises General Manager Peter Hanrahan Regular scheduled cruises returning to Lake ...

Why Export Recyclable Waste?


Amazed that all that waste you carefully sort and lovingly place in your yellow wheelie bin is… shipped overseas? Me to! ...

Civic Theatre’s 90th


Newcastle's iconic Civic Theatre celebrates its 90th birthday year with a season of dance, drama, comedy, physical theatre, puppetry and storytelling. ...

Community invited to Bathers Way – Newcastle Beach sessions


Novocastrians are invited to a series of drop-in sessions to view the City's plans for Newcastle Beach and provide feedback on the proposed ...

Kurri Kurri High School Tops Waste Ops competition


Kurri Kurri High School topped the 2018 Waste Ops competition with a short film encouraging people to reduce waste. Cessnock City and ...

University of Newcastle Wins National Building Award


Hansen Yuncken was honoured with the Liberty National Education Facility Award for construction of the University of Newcastle’s NeW Space. Denita Wawn, ...

Hunter River Flood Risk Management Study and Plan


Muswellbrook Shire Council engaged consultants Royal Haskoning DHV to produce the Hunter River Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan (FPRMS&P) on behalf of Council and ...


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