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Body found in Newcastle Harbour

An investigation is underway after a body was found in Newcastle Harbour overnight. Officers from Newcastle City Police District were called to Wharf Road about 8.50pm on Saturday 23 January, after the body...

Operation Armada sinks offenders on the water

The NSW Police Marine Area Command was kept busy on the Hunter’s waterways at the weekend, issuing numerous infringements and warnings. Operation Armada, a high-visibility and mobile policing strategy targeting vessels and personal...

Newcastle author pens series that began as a gift

Julie Keating is a Novocastrian who loves local history. The retired librarian says she savours the time spent researching her favourite topic, Newcastle in the 1800s. Ms Keating published Adamstown and Broadmeadow: The early...

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...

Port’s passenger delivery right on track

Newcastle waterways have been used to welcome some precious passenger cargo this month. Through its hub, the Port of Newcastle took temporary ownership of the first shipment of new passenger trains for the Sydney...