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Tag: Hunter

Salvos celebrate huge haul for Christmas donation drive

The Hunter community certainly opened its heart this festive season, much to the delight of The Salvation Army.

Minerals council refutes McKell Institute’s wage cutting findings

The Minerals Council of Australia has refuted the McKell Institute’s claims that a billion dollars a year was being stripped from coal mining communities.

Hunter nurses walk off job calling for more staff

Nurses across NSW, as well as the Hunter, have walked off the job for 24 hours to call for extra staff after their union warned patients risked gambling with their health.

Record spend to ‘turbocharge’ regions, including Hunter, says Barnaby Joyce

The government says its budget spending in regions such as the Hunter sets a new record, with funding for roads, rail, energy, health and connectivity.

Hunter, Illawarra to become centre of hydrogen production

The NSW Government has received an "overwhelming level" of interest in plans to turn coal mining regions into production hubs for renewable hydrogen.

Hunter to enjoy 12 days of free transport

Commuters will enjoy almost two weeks of free public transport across Greater Sydney and the Hunter through the Easter holidays.

Labor to help first home buyers in the Hunter

Labor has promised to help first home buyers in the Hunter achieve their dreams of owning their own dwelling.

Drenched Hunter to cop another week of rain

The NSW coast will be battered by thunderstorms and heavy rain over the next week, bringing the risk of more flooding to communities still cleaning up.
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