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Chichester Dam five-year risk assessment wraps up

Since its construction in the 1920s, Chichester Dam has required little attention. This month it underwent a thorough safety check..

Hunter welcomes nursing boost throughout region

The Upper and Lower Hunter welcomed almost 40 new nurses and midwives to the region's workforce this week.

Hunter Water celebrates 130 years of service

NSW Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson and Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter Taylor Martin have led the plaudits for Hunter Water on its major milestone.

Cease to pump ruled out for Lower Hunter

Proposals to implement salinity-based cease to pump rules in several rivers in the Lower Hunter will not be included in the Hunter Unregulated and Alluvial Water Sharing Plan.

Lower Hunter social housing big winners from water efficiency program

Residents in social housing across the Lower Hunter are set to be among those to experience the financial and environmental benefits of water efficiency programs.

Hunter mining projects to drive NSW economic recovery

The Hunter is set to benefit from the mining industry, yet again, with 10 “local” projects in the pipeline to drive economic recovery in the state.

REAL ESTATE: Buyers encouraged to look further afield

The Lower Hunter is fast becoming one of the regions to gain from a growing desire of city-slickers to find a lifestyle they still crave. Cheaper real estate, spacious blocks, less traffic and...

Harrison concerned about Lower Hunter housing crisis

Charlestown state MP Jodie Harrison has raised concerns about the housing crisis, which is currently gripping the Lower Hunter. And, she is calling on the NSW Government to urgently extend the Temporary Accommodation...
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