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Tag: maritime

Macquarie Pier to receive a $3 million facelift

Two centuries after its first foundation stone was laid, Newcastle’s iconic Macquarie Pier and harbourside walkway are set for a $3 million facelift. The upgrades, including a widened pathway, improved seating, maritime-style fencing...

Remembering the Sygna

On this day nearly half a century ago, Newcastle made waves around the world when the Norwegian bulk carrier MV Sygna ran aground at Stockton Beach. The date was 26 May, 1974, and...