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OPINION: Change the attitude, not the date, says Newcastle Elder

Awabakal/Gaewegal Elder Aunt Tracey Hanshaw believes the date of Australia Day is not the problem; it's what Australians celebrate. The 55-year-old University of...

Hunter surf lifesavers continue to patrol city’s beaches

Hunter Surf Life Saving volunteers have been working hard to keep swimmers safe at the region’s beaches this year. President Henry Scruton admitted the season...

JobSeeker cuts ‘not just’, says Brotherhood

A social justice organisation has issued a chilling warning to Hunter residents as federal government payments, established to assist struggling families during COVID-19, wind...

Innovation, creativity keys to new arts leaders’ vision at Lake Macquarie

Two new leaders in Lake Macquarie’s thriving arts community have vowed to drive innovation and creativity to cement the city’s reputation as a regional...

Celebrate Australia Day in a COVIDSafe way

Hunter residents are being urged to celebrate safely this Australia Day, as the state prepares to mark a national holiday that will look very...

Jets star O’Donovan on target to kick new goal

Newcastle Jets star Roy O’Donovan is on target to kick a new goal in 2021. The talented forward has certainly found a permanent home in...

Bellbird, Wine Country vie for T20 title

Bellbird and the Wine Country Wood Ducks will fight it out for T20 premiership honours in this year’s Cessnock District Cricket Association Tier One...

Jets star O’Donovan on target to kick new goal

Newcastle Jets star Roy O’Donovan is on target to kick a new goal in 2021. The talented forward has certainly found a permanent home in...

Knights name five-man leadership group

The Newcastle Knights have announced a five-man senior leadership group heading into the 2021 season. The group will include hard-hitting forward Mitch Barnett, livewire fullback...

Former Knight Tom Starling has assault charges dropped

Former Newcastle Knight Tom Starling has had six of his seven charges dropped stemming from a brawl with security and police on the Central...

Club cricket legend ‘crunches’ the numbers

The Waratah-Mayfield District Cricket Club (WMDCC) is arguably one of Newcastle’s most successful organisations. And, the facts prove it. Established in 1924 following an amalgamation of...

Waratahs ready to bowl over big week

The Waratah-Mayfield District Cricket Club (WMDCC) is gearing up to bowl over three big days of entertainment, laughter and competition next week. It all starts...

Scavengers hunt for the best of Newy

With just days remaining until the end of the school holidays, it is the perfect time to rediscover your own backyard with a little...

Book talk: 3 books for Australia Day

Jeff Popple reviews three books for Australia Day. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com

Questacon exhibit to add more Colour at museum

Due to its popularity, Questacon’s Colour exhibition will be hanging around the Hunter a bit longer. The display’s season at the Newcastle Museum has now...

Discover the secrets of Miss Porter’s Everyday Objects

Take a look around your home and you’ll find that we surround ourselves with everyday objects. From mobile phones to toasters and hair products, these...

Made.In.Newcastle set to invigorate city

A new initiative focusing on art happenings in surprising spaces throughout the region, Made.In.Newcastle, is set to invigorate the city this year. Think giant puppets...

WIN! Chyka Celebrate and Olive Pink books

Chyka Keebaugh is an Australian businesswoman, author, media and television personality. In Chyka Celebrate, she provides you with a guide to year-round entertaining in style....

Playing with the voice of loneliness

In her latest column, Australian pioneer of the practice of mindfulness, Charlotte Thaarup, delves into Mindful Voice Integration and discusses how it can help...

Horoscopes: 21 – 27 January 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 21 – 27 January 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Booboo Stewart. Celebrity birthday Booboo Stewart 21...

Innovative Newcastle swimwear business gets fruity

Swimwear made from banana peels and pineapple skins. It might sound far-fetched but, for Novocastrian Hayley Ianna, it’s a dream not far from becoming reality. Through...

How to use your personality traits for health, fitness

Regular columnist Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, shows how you can use your personality traits when it comes to health and fitness. I am a...

Cheers to ditching the beers: febfast supporter

Tabitha Acret’s friends are looking forward to her participating in this year’s febfast because it means they’ll have a designated driver for all social...

Horoscopes: 14 – 20 January 2021

Francis Bevan has put together his horoscopes for the week 14 – 20 January 2021. This week’s celebrity birthday is Lucy Bonyton. Celebrity birthday Lucy Boynton 17...
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Five of the best cocktail recipes for summer

Are you in need of some summer thirst-quenching inspo? Here are five cocktail (and mocktail) recipes that have been tried, tested and loved. There’s something...

Quiz the new weight loss tool, say CSIRO

If you want to lose weight in 2021, a quiz is what you need, according to the CSIRO. Releasing its new Start Strong Diet Quiz,...

Maitland’s Street Eats a real treat

Now is the time to get your family, friends and picnic rugs ready as Maitland’s Street Eats returns to a suburb near you. That means...

Prepare a festive feast with these classic Christmas recipes

Still deciding what to serve up for your festive function? Well, we’ve rounded a couple of Christmas recipes that will be sure to impress...

Raise a glass to Aussie wine: Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud is encouraging wine lovers to look closer to home and buy Australian product this holiday...

Another Maccas slated for Cessnock

A “growing demand for food and beverages in the area” could result in another McDonald’s restaurant opening its doors in Cessnock. The fast-food giant hopes...

Hunter surf lifesavers continue to patrol city’s beaches

Hunter Surf Life Saving volunteers have been working hard to keep swimmers safe at the region’s beaches this year. President Henry Scruton admitted the season...

Innovation, creativity keys to new arts leaders’ vision at Lake Macquarie

Two new leaders in Lake Macquarie’s thriving arts community have vowed to drive innovation and creativity to cement the city’s reputation as a regional...

Jets star O’Donovan on target to kick new goal

Newcastle Jets star Roy O’Donovan is on target to kick a new goal in 2021. The talented forward has certainly found a permanent home in...

Gary’s “obsession” to ensure Australian Diggers are not forgotten

Gary Mitchell is dedicated to ensuring that no Digger is forgotten. The 61-year-old applies for headstones and plaques for World War I servicemen who lie...

Maitland’s deserving citizens to be recognised

Five more-than-worthy residents are in line to be named the Maitland Citizen of the Year next week. The impressive nominees include Lorna Epps, Anne Kelly,...

GALLERY: Upper Hunter facilities secure $1.3m in funding

The Upper Hunter will benefit to the tune of more than $1.3 million in funding for a range of local improvement projects for Crown...

GALLERY: Masterchef’s meat-free menu wows diners

Warners Bay mother-of-four Steph De Sousa showcased her cooking prowess on Saturday evening, dishing up an assortment of delicacies at the third annual Feast...

The Sista Code movie night and podcast celebration

The Sista Code movie night, which doubled as a first-year celebration of the Hey Soul Sista Podcast. The event was held at Event Cinemas...

Equal Futures Project, International Women’s Day

Equal Futures Project, International Women’s Day Breakfast, Wests City, Newcastle. Photos: Peter Stoop. For more: Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners BreakfastShiela Woodcock bequest announcementThe 2020...

The 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail event

2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail event at Merewether Surfhouse. For more: Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners BreakfastShiela Woodcock bequest announcementEqual Futures Project, International Women’s...

Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners Breakfast

For more: Shiela Woodcock bequest announcementThe 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail eventEqual Futures Project, International Women’s Day

Shiela Woodcock bequest announcement

Photos by Karl Hoffman For more: Compass Housing Specialist Disability Accommodation Partners BreakfastThe 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro cocktail eventEqual Futures Project, International Women’s Day

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