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Clean-up of flood-damaged household chemicals

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking community assistance for the safe clean-up of household chemicals and problem wastes in the Hunter after recent flood and storm weather events. EPA director incident...

Flood flow-on in Hunter causes fish deaths and odours

Floodplains in much of coastal NSW, including parts of the Hunter, have been inundated with floodwaters after the recent heavy rain. With the current warm, sunny weather, this could lead to “blackwater” events,...

Motorists encouraged to look after each other over Easter

Police are encouraging Hunter motorists to look out for each other while travelling on NSW roads over Easter, ahead of a state-wide campaign. Easter Operation 2021 will begin at 12.01am on Thursday 1...

Hunter SES: Stay home, stay safe, stay off the roads

Emergency services are continuing to urge Hunter residents to delay all non-essential travel as severe weather continues to batter the NSW Coast. The Hunter SES branch has performed more than 920 jobs,...

Hunter MPs slam covert speed camera ‘cash cows’

Hunter MPs are united in criticising the NSW Government’s covert speed camera “cash cows”, stating the move to remove the warning signs had failed to stop bad driver behaviour. In fact, income from...

Minerals Council, RDA Hunter relaunch mining sector partnership

The NSW Minerals Council and Regional Development Australia Hunter have launched the second iteration of their partnership, PRIME.

Hunter detached home approvals buoyant

Latest ABS figures on new home building approvals indicate detached home activity across the Hunter and Central Coast performed strongly in 2020, despite the impact of the global pandemic and a recession,...

Man arrested following police chase through unit blocks

Police have arrested and charged a man following investigations into recent crime in the Hunter. On 5 January, officers received a report of a break and enter that had occurred overnight at a...
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