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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...

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

Newcastle’s COVIDSafe Australia Day plans

City of Newcastle is not letting the pandemic stop it from hosting activities this Australia Day. On Tuesday 26 January, the council will deliver a range of COVIDSafe events, with festivities spread...

Nominations open for Australia Day Awards

Do you know someone who has made a difference in the community this year? Nominations are now open for the City of Newcastle’s 2021 Australia Day Awards. Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of...

Self-made man to share journey on Australia Day

Deng Adut was trained to be a killer. Born into a peaceful village on the banks of the River Nile, in modern-day South Sudan, he soon had to contend with the outbreak of...
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