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Long Story Short: a tale of living life in the moment

Actress Zahra Newman believes Australians have a tendency for “looking outside of ourselves for inspiration” but hopes the nation’s film and television industry continues to thrive.“We have an amazing landscape to film...

Breast Cancer Trials’ mission to improve lives

Fifty-five people are diagnosed with breast cancer every day and, sadly, almost 10 of those will lose their lives.   An oncology group based in Newcastle is doing all it can to see...

Channel your inner farmer for a cause

Embrace your inner farmer for a cause this month and host a COVIDSafe event as Rural Aid shares a televised charity concert to help our farmers who have been hit hard in...

Johnson-Holmes keen to impress in hometown Test

A clash between Australia and Argentina in Newcastle this November may present a special opportunity for one of the region's homegrown stars. Wallabies prop-forward Harry Johnson-Holmes grew up in Newcastle, attending Merewether...

Hunter Wallaby glad to be home

Scone-born and Maitland-raised halfback Nic White is feeling right at home at Wallabies' base camp in the Hunter as the side prepares to go head-to-head with New Zealand on Saturday night in...

From the Hunter to Housos: Kyrah’s comedic debut

Kyrah Brock-Fenton has made the most of her time in lockdown – the 19-year-old is about to become a face you’ll easily recognise. Tomorrow night, she will grace television screens as the country’s...

Book talk: 5 Australian books for Dad

Jeff Popple reviews five great Australian books for dad this Father’s Day tomorrow (Sunday 6 September)! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com. When She Was Good by Michael...

Federal MP slams Australia Post changes

Newcastle is set to be hit by the largest reduction to postal services in history as letters are temporarily reduced from five days a week to once every two business days. Express Post...