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Singleton community encouraged to join virtual Australia Day ceremony

In a sign of the times, Singleton Council is encouraging residents to join next week’s Australia Day celebrations online again.

Dr Daniel Nour: ‘Remarkable’ young Australian to deliver national address

The 2022 NSW Young Australian of the Year is a 26-year-old who is saving lives both day and night, in hospital beds and on the streets.

Australia Day events at Port Stephens

Sausage sizzles, sheep shearing and a pool party will be part of a packed line up of activities and events in Port Stephens this Australia Day.

Hunter invited to join Straya’s Slang Legend comp

Straya's Slang Legend competition is calling on Aussies to showcase their creativity and larrikinism via a national video campaign.

Support for Australia Day event leading the way

Australia Day is a date on our calendar that has caused much debate throughout the country, but an event in Newcastle is leading the way in flipping how we view the occasion. Held...

Lake Macquarie welcomes 40 new citizens

Lake Macquarie resident Fulgence Mbonimpa was one of 40 new citizens who celebrated becoming Australians during a ceremony at Rathmines Theatre today. Moving from his native Burundi, a small landlocked country in...

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 Newcastle law student says the approach to how...

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 the region over the past five years. And, buoyed...