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Lycett and Wallis: filmmakers launch latest Stories of our Town

A convicted forger, an unlikely friendship and a behind-the-scenes look at a previously unrecorded culture. These are the enticing ingredients set to feature within a Newcastle filmmaking duo’s latest venture, to be...

New circular tourism set to Go

Dr Phoebe Everingham and Newcastle Greens candidate Sinead Francis-Coan are fast becoming the city’s off the beaten track tour taste-testers. Combining their extensive overseas travel experience with insider local knowledge , the pair...

NAIDOC Week grants on offer

Grants of up to $750 are on offer for projects and events held in Lake Macquarie as part of NAIDOC Week 2021 celebrations. Lake Macquarie City Council Manager Community Partnerships Andrew Bryant said...

Support for Australia Day event leading the way

Australia Day is a date on our calendar that has caused much debate throughout the country, but an event in Newcastle is leading the way in flipping how we view the occasion. Held...

Kelvin Kong honoured as Newcastle’s Citizen of the Year

Australia’s first recognised indigenous surgeon and a passionate advocate for health equality, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, has been honoured as City of Newcastle’s Citizen of the Year 2021. When he’s not tending to patients at his Broadmeadow...

University of Newcastle launches new speech pathology scholarship

A new University of Newcastle scholarship is aiming to provide educational opportunities to Indigenous scholars going into the field of speech pathology. The scholarship will provide students with $12,000 over a three-year period,...

Breaking down barriers facing Indigenous researchers

The University of Newcastle has launched a new scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD candidates to help address some of the barriers facing Indigenous researchers.  Founded with support from the Australian...

Acclaimed surgeon wins prestigious award

Australia's first Aboriginal surgeon, the highly acclaimed ear, nose and throat surgeon, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion.
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