Aussies Panic Early and Often


Research on panic shopping has shown that Australian consumers top the globe in panic buying habits – in speed and scale. By Freya Norman ...Nothing found

Saviour of Cities No Union Thug


Our cities owe much of their surviving heritage to Jack Mundey. By James Lesh, University of Melbourne. Jack Mundey, who ...Nothing found

Virus Explodes Myth in Austere Welfare Spend


By Rachel Gray. Two UNSW academics call to end the homelessness crisis in Australia that will last beyond COVID-19. The ...Nothing found

The Amorality of Neoliberalism


How Chile’s protests relate to 50-year-old neoliberal policies. US President Jimmy Carter and Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet The politics of human ...Nothing found

So, Who was this Clive James Bloke?


Australian writer and broadcaster Clive James has died at 80 years of age after a long illness. By Liz Giuffre Senior Lecturer in ...Nothing found

Aussie Explorer Takes on Antarctica


Veteran Australian explorer begins “The Longest Journey” across Antarctica. Dr. Geoff Wilson begins his solo 5800 km Antarctica journey Australian explorer ...Nothing found

On Not Fearing AI


Our eyes are the eyes through which the Earth finally beholds her own beauty"   ~ Teilhard ...Nothing found

Furore over Welfare Figures Misses the Point


High levels of unemployed welfare recipients losing access to their payments is indicative of a complex and inadequate system, not a proliferation of ...Nothing found

Sea of Hands in Newcastle for Reconciliation Week


On Tuesday 28th May, Samaritans joined with community partners in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral to install the Sea of Hands in recognition of ...Nothing found

What is the Australia We Want?


A new report The Australia We Want is the first benchmark of how Australia and each State and Territory is performing against values ...Nothing found

What a Local Newspaper Means to a Regional City like Newcastle


By Paul Scott Lecturer in Communication at the University of Newcastle. The Newcastle Herald has won eight Walkley awards for journalistic ...Nothing found

On Walking the Street a Free Citizen


Sniffer dogs increase trauma and risks of overdose. "Nothing to fear if innocent" does not diminish the trauma, humiliation, or feeling of ...Nothing found

More Facebook & Insta Changes (groan)


Privacy, hidden likes & dating your mates! Throsby – like anyone concerned with privacy – has a love-hate relationship with Facebook. ...Nothing found

Most Vulnerable: Aged, Homeless, & Female


Experts call for urgent action on older women’s homelessness. The National Older Women’s Housing and Homelessness Working Group is calling on ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

ANMF: Budget Missed Opportunity for Aged Care Staff


The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), said last night’s self-professed ‘back in black’ Budget, is a missed opportunity by the ...Nothing found

Greta – Migrant Gateway to the Hunter


This year is the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Greta Army Camp (1939-1949) and ...Nothing found

Brotherhood of St Laurence: Budget Needs to Reclaim Fair-go Society


A Budget is more than a fiscal document or set of policy priories. It is, as acknowledged by Treasurer Frydenberg, a test of values. As ...Nothing found

St Vincent de Paul Society: Budget fails those with entrenched poverty


The 2019 Federal Budget delivers a surplus. But, what does a surplus mean to the everyday life of the growing number of families ...Nothing found

Salvos: Missed Opportunity for Disadvantaged


The Salvation Army considers the 2019 Federal Budget to be a missed opportunity to address the most pressing drivers of disadvantage in Australia. The ...Nothing found

ATO Reveals Top Earners


Map further below show Hunter region income mapped for year 2014-15. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO)  annual Taxation Statistics report for 2016–17 ...Nothing found

More Than Disturbing – Cyclists ‘not human enough for drivers’


A new Australian study has found that more than half of car drivers think ...Nothing found

The Great Air Race


Pioneer aviators Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith’s personal papers now online . The personal ...Nothing found

Study Reveals Child Deprivation


Children in jobless households are amongst the most disadvantaged in the country. The Australian Research ...Nothing found

It’s a Regatta, Not a Boat Race


The spectacular Sailfest Newcastle Regatta returns to Newcastle. The event will feature skiffs, catamarans, and two hallowed pieces of silverware in Newcastle’s ...Nothing found

Hunter Valley Young Miss 28 years of “Jobson Groath”


Anti-poverty group’s report smashes the ‘avocado’ generation myth . An estimated 75,300 young people aged 15 ...Nothing found

Lake Council Honours Citizens


At Friday evening’s (22 Feb) Lake Macquarie Awards, Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Cr Kay Fraser, said they celebrated the City’s elite sportspeople, imaginative ...Nothing found

I’m Not Racist, but Connect Me to a Human


Australians Don't Want to Talk to a Robot When Shopping A Global study* highlights huge disconnect between Australian retailers and consumers and ...Nothing found


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