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Fitzgibbon finds an unlikely ally

Labor's Joel Fitzgibbon has found an unlikely ally following his recent stand-off with the party – and its climate and energy policies. The Cessnock-based Hunter MP resigned from the federal frontbench earlier in...

Helping to rehome animals one photo at a time

It’s exceptionally rare to find someone who likes working for free. But a group of photographers across the Hunter and Central Coast is doing just that, with volunteers giving their time to help...

Hope for farmers affected by fire

A NSW Government fire recovery program is helping Hunter and MidCoast landholders to rebuild and reshape their properties after last summer’s harrowing bushfires. Property owners Bob Nicholas and Louise Veale have a 20...

Signed agreement paves way for region’s first Aboriginal aged care facility

Local Aboriginal Elder Uncle Bill Smith says an historic signing is about making footprints in time. Speaking at a gathering at Yamuloong in Garden Suburb today, the respected community member said the Memorandum...

NSW Premier unveils plans for John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian made a flying visit to Newcastle this morning to reveal plans for a $780 million John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct. Ms Berejiklian was joined by NSW Health Minister...

Charitable foundation funding up for grabs

Twice a year, the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation provides funds to help not-for-profit and charity organisations' dreams become a reality. It’s now time for the second round of applicants to apply, with newly...

TAFE NSW to offer real estate qualification

There will soon be more options for those looking to study at TAFE, with the educational body introducing a Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice in Newcastle. It comes in response to an...

Hunter faces severe weather warning

If you’re living in the Hunter, prepare to batten down the hatches, with a vigorous cold front and gale force winds predicted this afternoon. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued several warnings today,...