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Newcastle Airport set to temporarily stand down staff

Newcastle Airport is facing job cuts after applying to the Industrial Relations Commission for orders to temporarily stand down staff. About a quarter of its 59 employees...

Funeral home transforms into multi-purpose facility

A funeral home in Mayfield has been transformed into a hub of life after months of renovations. Admittedly, there are a few puns that come to...

Formals back on the calendar in NSW schools

By this Friday, 11 September, all schools across NSW will have received the COVID-19 safety plan guidance for Year 12 graduations and formals. After initial resilience, NSW...

Money challenge supports students during tough time

COVID-19 has affected high school students across the Hunter in different ways but, for some, it has meant reduced work hours or losing their job entirely.   Hunter...

Teens’ sporting chances dashed

Charlie Hawke, Leroy Reid and Michael Walker are names you might not be familiar with now, but the trio are in the running to achieve great sporting success, once life...

Lifeline feeling the strain of the pandemic

With no end in sight for the pandemic, many people across the Hunter are finding everyday life just that little bit harder. Since COVID-19 started infecting people...

COVID-19 found in samples at sewage treatment plant

Viral fragments of COVID-19 have been detected in a recent sample from the Burwood Beach sewage treatment plant in Merewether that covers Newcastle, Dudley, Charlestown, Jesmond, Mayfield and Carrington.

Hazardous weather closes university and Tomaree COVID-19 testing clinics

Hazardous weather conditions across the region has forced two testing clinics within the Hunter New England Health District to close. The University of Newcastle COVID-19 Drive...

Your guide to COVID testing for children under five

There are plenty of places to choose from when getting tested for COVID-19. But did you know, many of them don’t cater for children under five-years-old?

Study, stress and sandwiches: the class of COVID

Mackenzie Smith says being a Year 12 student during a global pandemic comes with an array of emotions. On the one hand, says the teenager, you feel...

Time to mask up NSW, says AMA

The Australian Medical Association is urging NSW residents to start wearing face masks to contain the spread of COVID-19. AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid and AMA NSW...

St Francis Xavier’s closed after COVID-19 case

A third case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Newcastle. He is a male teenager who is a household contact of the teenager announced yesterday and...

Newcastle on high alert after two confirmed COVID-19 cases

Following the confirmation of two new cases in Newcastle, Hunter New England Health’s Public Health Unit has revised its advice regarding locations linked to the...

Face masks a new challenge for deaf community

For Leonie Jackson, patience is the best first step when communicating with a deaf person while wearing a face mask. Her message...

UPDATE: Second confirmed COVID-19 case in Newcastle, linked to St Pius X High School case

A second case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Newcastle; a close contact of the teenager announced yesterday. The District is continuing to investigate the source...

Residents returning from Victoria to face mandatory 14 day quarantine

NSW residents returning from Victoria will soon be required to enter mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days when they re-enter the state. The NSW Government announced...

COVID-infected person visits Lambton Park Hotel

The Lambton Park Hotel has been added to the list of venues visited by a Sydney worker who also attended Hotel Jesmond and Wallsend Diggers. The hotel...

New trial in fight against COVID-19

Hunter residents who have survived the coronavirus have been busy donating blood to help others diagnosed with the illness. As part of an Australian clinical trial, convalescent...

Hunter New England Health records two new COVID-19 cases

Two new COVID-19 cases have been reported for the Hunter New England Health District. NSW Health reported the cases earlier today. The first is a man in...

Port Stephens records two new cases of COVID-19

New South Wales Health has reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Hunter New England Local Health District. The first case, is a woman in...

Wearing a face mask should be the norm, Hunter doctor says

Should I wear a face mask?  That’s a question many Hunter residents have asked themselves during another spike in COVID-19 cases across the state.
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