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How’s business? Five minutes with Bob Hawes

Business Hunter CEO Bob Hawes sits down to discuss everything from Artificial Intelligence to cost of living pressures throughout the region.

Job boon for regions from phasing out coal

New modelling weighs up the jobs boon for regional economies from replacing coal-fired power plants with wind, solar, batteries, new coal or gas generation.

$2.83 million social housing units complete

Newcastle has welcomed eight new social housing units costing $2.83 million as part of the Federal Government's $400 million 10-year plan.

Hundreds of jobs in store as Costco’s Lake Macquarie proposal approved

More than 250 new jobs are set to be created and millions of dollars will potentially be injected into Lake Macquarie each year after the approval of a Costco store in the...

Great Southern Nights to hit the city next month

Newcastle is set to be among the 300-plus venues primed to host Great Southern Nights next month. The 900 gigs featuring more than 2,500 artists is a state government initiative aimed at kick-starting...

New facility to provide jobs boost in the Hunter

There is some good news on the job front in the Hunter as not-for-profit housing provider, Compass Housing, prepares to open its own property maintenance facility in Beresfield. The My Place Property Maintenance...

Jobs plan will reduce unemployment, new report says

Reducing Australia's unemployment rate from 10% to 4% is achievable within 12 months. This is the basis of a new report produced by the University of Newcastle’s Centre of Full Employment and...

Calls to extend JobKeeper

The Hunter's Federal MPs have thrown their support behind a Labor Party campaign calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to extend JobKeeper payments until the end of the year. Shortland MP Pat Conroy,...
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