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Crakanthorp ready ‘for the jab’ as Newcastle’s set to host vaccination hub

Newcastle state MP Tim Crakanthorp admits he’s ready “for the jab” following the announcement Newcastle will be home to one of the first COVID-19 vaccination hubs in NSW. NSW Health is planning for...

JobSeeker cuts ‘not just’, says Brotherhood

A social justice organisation has issued a chilling warning to Hunter residents as federal government payments, established to assist struggling families during COVID-19, wind down. At the end of March, Australians could be...

Celebrate Australia Day in a COVIDSafe way

Hunter residents are being urged to celebrate safely this Australia Day, as the state prepares to mark a national holiday that will look very different this year. With large gatherings limited across NSW...

Hunter businesses can ‘shop local’ when choosing media partners

The COVID-19 pandemic represented a generational turning point.  The global disruption the virus caused to consumers, business and media has not been seen in the modern era.  With change of this magnitude the downstream...

Pop-up legal clinic returns to Newcastle

After a challenging 2020, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Newcastle (UoN) Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic will return to Merewether Beach in 2021, offering free advice to individuals struggling with any law-related concerns. Staffed by law...

COVID-19 testing drive-thru opens at East Maitland

We are not out of the woods just yet when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. A new overseas strain, plus the emergence of several clusters throughout the state in recent times, means...

Council forced to cancel Lake Mac Festival

The popular Lake Mac Festival has been cancelled due to an ongoing COVID-19 risk in NSW. Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser said it was unfortunate that the event couldn't proceed this year. "However, we...

Face masks mandatory at NSW airports

Face masks are now mandatory at all airports across the state, with anyone not wearing a face covering to be issued a $200 on the spot fine. The rule was introduced on...
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