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BMG launches scholarship program to support Indigenous students

It represents Australian artists and songwriters like Peking Duk, Chet Faker, Crowded House and Tim Minchin, and now Indigenous students enrolled in the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries will have...

Keith Urban kicks off world tour in Newcastle

Country music superstar Keith Urban will touch down in Newcastle next year as part of his The Speed Of Now world tour. The four-time Grammy and five-time Aria Award winner today announced 11...

International recognition for Uni’s green initiatives

The University of Newcastle recently picked up three of the eight 2020 Australasian Green Gown Awards in the categories of climate action, benefiting society and student engagement. The institution’s efforts to become a...

Owen Craigie’s Chasing the Energy

Rugby league prodigy Owen Craigie faced many challenges throughout his illustrious career – some good, some not-so-good. Once labelled the “best naturally talented player I played with” by eighth Immortal Andrew Johns and...

Removing the red zone: Five years on

It’s been a long, tortuous battle spanning five years, and still Lindsay Clout is fighting for his community. President of the Coalition Against PFAS, the Fullerton Cove resident wants the ‘red zone,’ which...

Woman charged with drug and driving offences

A woman has been charged with drug and driving offences after police located cannabis and an electronic stun device in Newcastle on Saturday (28 November). Shortly after 1am officers from Operation Utah –...

Government can do ‘more’: Aitchison

Maitland MP Jenny Aitchison has taken a shot at the NSW Government, claiming its rebranded Dine & Discover vouchers “still don’t go far enough”. The initiative was recently launched to encourage people to...

Police search for missing Hunter teen

Police are asking for public assistance to help locate a missing teenage girl from the Hunter region. Sharday Safavizad, aged 15, was last seen at a bus stop on Aberglasslyn Road near Rutherford...

VIDEO: Police appeal for information after cyclist hit by car near Jesmond

Police are appealing to the public for assistance after a shocking incident at the weekend. A group of cyclists were travelling along the Newcastle Inner City Bypass near Jesmond on Saturday 28 November,...

Bon voyage: Setting sail on 10-year journey

For the past year, Will Fantom and his sidekick 'Mistchief' have been sailing around Newcastle to learn the ins and outs of being on the water ahead of an incredible journey. On Saturday...

Family dog to die after attacking child

A boy is expected to undergo surgery after being attacked by the family dog at a home in Lake Macquarie yesterday. Police were called to the home on Sunshine Parade and Sunshine shortly...

One dead, one injured in Lake Macquarie accident

Police are at the scene of a fatal crash at Lake Macquarie. Emergency services were called to Wakefield Road, Ryhope, just before 7.30am today (Sunday 29 November), after reports a Toyota and a...

Faulty traffic lights causing concern

Hunter motorists are being urged to stay vigilant while driving in the Singleton CBD this afternoon, thanks to a malfunctioning set of traffic lights. The affected location, which intersects Ryan Avenue, links the...

Hunter’s anger at China’s wine tax

Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon has joined the growing chorus of anger at China’s decision to slap tariffs – up to 212 per cent – on Australian wine from this weekend. Beijing’s preliminary stance...

Woman charged over alleged COVID-19 support fraud

A woman will face Newcastle Local Court this weekend after being charged with alleged fraud regarding bushfire and COVID-19 support recovery grants. Strike Force Roche was established by several police districts within the...

Dedicated Hunter volunteers recognised

Eleven hard-working residents were congratulated for their selfless accomplishments in the community at the Hunter Volunteer Awards at Cessnock today. And, among the awardees on 27 November included Cessnock LGA quartet – Maxine...

Argentinian rugby team pays tribute to Maradona

Argentina’s rugby team will hope to honour a national hero during their blockbuster Tri Nations clash with the All Blacks at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday night.  It comes in the wake of...

Orange Sky in need of volunteers to help the homeless

A local homelessness charity is calling for more volunteers as it struggles for numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Orange Sky was set up in 2014 to alleviate some of the hardships faced...

Hunter woman wins case against disgraced surgeon

After three failed attempts at breast augmentation and the consequent shedding of countless tears, Karuah woman Krystal Bailey has finally had a win. Thanks to her Newcastle-based lawyer Catherine Henry, the young mum...

Diggers in Afghanistan: Where did it go wrong?

OPINION: Joel Fitzgibbon. As we flew into Afghanistan’s Oruzgan Province, the pilot had the C-130 hugging the mountain range to avoid surface-to-air missiles. Another in the cockpit had his trigger-finger on a red button,...

Hunter set to sizzle this weekend

The Hunter Valley is set to sizzle this weekend, with health experts urging residents to “stay cool”.According to Weatherzone, temperatures are expected to peak at about 40 degrees on Saturday 28 November;...
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