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Fitzgibbon labels Nats’ plan a ‘political hoax’

The Nationals’ nine-point manufacturing plan, which the party claims will create up to 800,000 jobs within 15 years, has been labelled a “political hoax” by Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon. Ironically, the 20-page proposal,...

Colourful protest sends thought-provoking message

Apart from mining company executives and employees, it appears as though everyone was happy with the People’s 9th Blockade of the World’s Largest Coal Port protest at Newcastle at the weekend. While Newcastle City...

Invisible hitchhikers alert scientists to ocean changes

A University of Newcastle researcher has helped to uncover new information about marine microbes from the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Mark Brown was part of a research team that found the East Australian...

Council’s plan to act on climate change

A fleet of electric vehicles, additional renewables and LED lighting are part of City of Newcastle’s new Climate Action Plan. The plan covers both the council’s operations and Newcastle to accelerate emission reduction...

Climate action plan receives preliminary tick of approval

A new five-year climate action plan is set to lead the way to a net zero emissions future by reducing greenhouse gasses while implementing a range of environmental efficiencies. The Newcastle Climate Action...

Newcastle’s plan to tackle climate change

City of Newcastle is preparing to unveil its 2025 plan to tackle climate change. The action plan will outline specific goals and priorities for the next five years, such as additional clean energy...

Scientists unearth climate history of nation’s biggest river basin

Scientists believe they may have found an invaluable record of floods and droughts in the Murray-Darling Basin that could date back to 8,000 years ago. As Australia’s most politically and economically significant...