City Residential Parking Online


Digital parking permit applications open. Newcastle residents can now apply online for digital parking permits as the City transitions to a more efficient and ...Nothing found

Port Vehicles go Electric


Electric vehicles support sustainable operations at Port of Newcastle. One of four Hyandai Ioniq electric vehicles at the Wharf Road charging station. ...Nothing found

Electric Vehicle Chargers Installed Portside


Two new 22-kilowatt chargers in the carpark next to Harry’s Café de Wheels are operational. They join three others outside No.2 Sportsground and ...Nothing found

School Bus Seat Belts Rolling Out


Regional communities are getting 150 new school buses fitted with seatbelts, following recommendations of an independently chaired taskforce to improve the rural and ...Nothing found

Despite Repeated Warnings Faulty Airbags Still in Use


Motorists urged to check if they have remaining deadly Takata airbags. Nearly 200,000 vehicles fitted with potentially deadly airbags are still on ...Nothing found

City Cyclists ~ Have Your Say


Community invited to update cycling strategy. City of Newcastle wants residents to contribute to the 2012 Newcastle Cycling Strategy and Action Plan ...Nothing found

Cessnock Airport Funding


NSW Government will invest $6.6 million in Cessnock Airport. Council secured the funding by lodging a grant application under the NSW Government’s ...Nothing found

Retailers Warned on Petrol Price


Petrol retailers should not use the current pandemic to further increase profits, which the latest ACCC petrol industry report shows have risen in ...Nothing found

Taree–Sydney Flights Resume


MidCoast Council has reopened the airport to service the twice weekly flights, which were suspended  as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...Nothing found

Pilots’ Reminder to Stay Grounded


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has told private and recreational pilots they must stay on the ground. Pilots should ensure they adhere ...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

Mobile Phone Use While Driving – Penalties Now Apply


Drivers caught on camera using a mobile phone will be issued fines and demerit points from 1st March 2020. The NSW Government’s ...Nothing found

Holdin’ You in My Holden


By Gary Mortimer Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour, Queensland University of Technology Image ~ Jeremy. The jingle used ...Nothing found

Rideshare Use Stabilises


Point-to-point transport survey results. Rideshare services in NSW in 2019 grew compared to 2018, but the growth in rideshare use appears to be levelling ...Nothing found

No Wisk at All


Wisk and New Zealand Government to Partner in World's First Autonomous Air Taxi Trial. The New Zealand Government and Wisk, an ...Nothing found

City Parking Revenue Declines


The number of parking transactions declined by seven per cent to 916,704 in the second half of 2019, down from 983,392 in the final six ...Nothing found

Your Input on Public Transport Fares


Community views sought on future public transport fares. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is seeking community views about future Opal fares for ...Nothing found

Toyota, Mazda, Suzuki Join Airbag Safety Recall


Note: The ninth paragraph of this media release was amended on 10 January 2020 to clarify details of Toyota's buy-back and alternative transport offer. ...Nothing found

New Singleton Trains Today


New passenger rail services start today - Sunday, 5 January 2020 - between Singleton and the Newcastle Interchange.  Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore ...Nothing found

New Valley Trains Depend on Demand


Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, Paul Toole, announced in October 2019 that two new direct train services would operate between Singleton and Newcastle seven ...Nothing found

Cameras Detect Drivers Using Phones


Mobile phone detection cameras are operational. Drivers caught using a mobile phone will face penalties. The penalty for offending drivers is ...Nothing found

Give Passengers More Options ~ IPART


Greater choice for Opal passengers - draft report. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing a range of new options for ...Nothing found

New Vehicle Airbag Shrapnel Alert


Consumers warned of new airbag safety risk. Example of deployed airbags ~ Image credit David Perez The ACCC is warning ...Nothing found

Additional Trains on Hunter Line


Two new trains on track for Hunter line. Hunter commuters will have more choice with two new direct trains from Singleton to Newcastle, ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

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 ...Nothing found

Stadium Bus Shuttle Extended


Newcastle’s shuttle service Park and Ride will continue. Changes include starting the afternoon service to McDonald Jones Stadium earlier to support parents ...Nothing found

GA8 Aircraft Temporarily Suspended


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has temporarily suspended the operations of GippsAero GA8 aircraft. This follows a fatal GA8 aircraft accident on ...Nothing found

Parking by Mobile Phone


In an Australian first, motorists can now access new digital parking technology that guides them to available parking spaces within the Newcastle CBD. ...Nothing found

Driverless in Legoland


Automated transport has arrived in Newcastle with the City’s driverless shuttle bus. The 11-seater vehicle was inspected at Keolis Downer’s Hamilton depot ...Nothing found


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