Paynes Crossing Soon no Pain

New Paynes Crossing Bridge. Construction starts soon to replace Paynes Crossing Bridge with a new two lane bridge. Paynes Crossing ...Nothing found

At Last, Something to Excite Greenies

The NSW government has announced NSW's second renewable energy zone (REZ) that could triple the 3000MW of the first Central West zone. ...Nothing found

Final Maintenance Cycle for Hornets

The last F/A-18A/B Classic Hornets to undergo deeper maintenance servicing have rolled out of the Boeing Defence Australia facility at Williamtown RAAF. ...Nothing found

We Let the Dogs Out

Competitors announced for national working dog challenge. Jack Febey with Tasmania's allstar working dog Whiskey. Twelve dogs from across Australia ...Nothing found

Jerrys Plains Funding Priority

Singleton Council’s Village Master Plan and Action Plan for Jerrys Plains is now a council priority. The township and environs will get funding under ...Nothing found

Black Spot funding for Sandy Creek Road

Cessnock City Council has funding for road works on Sandy Creek Road, from Quorrobolong to Mt Vincent.  A total of $343,500 will be ...Nothing found

City Increases NGO Funding

Hunter vulnerable helped by funding stretched community sector. Thirty-one community organisations received $550,000 to provide critical services strained by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Nothing found

Forster Ocean Baths Open

Work is almost complete at Forster’s Ocean Baths and recreation area. The facility has new toilets with separate change facilities, open air shower, and ...Nothing found

Beach Driving Permits Renewal Due

Permits are due for driving on Kylies Beach,  Hawks Nest Beach, and those in between. Midcoast Council reminds beach drivers of ...Nothing found

Windale’s New Community Hall

Windale’s new community hall will be a ‘high-tech’ library and a multi-purpose centre with flexible layout and gathering spaces. Artist's impression of ...Nothing found

EPA Compliance Blitz

Multiple waste facilities were blitzed by NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) compliance officers in June. The coordinated and unannounced inspections targeted a leading waste ...Nothing found

Temporary Cycleway at Honeysuckle

Council will construct a temporary cycleway along Honeysuckle Drive during construction turmoil. It will connect Steel Street to Worth Place. ...Nothing found

Enforceable Undertaking Follows Club’s Land Clearing

Black Head Bowling Club has entered into an enforceable undertaking with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment after a section of Crown land zoned ...Nothing found

Encapsulated in Virtual Time

Locals can contribute to a snapshot of Singleton’s COVID-19 experience for the future. Singleton residents and businesses can inform future historians about COVID-19 and ...Nothing found

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

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