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Visitors allowed into Hunter prisons next week

In-person visits at correctional centres across the state, including Cessnock and Muswellbrook will be allowed as of Monday, after a long hiatus due to COVID-19 precautions. There is a long list of rules...

Government announces further easing of restrictions

More families can attend community sports, music ensembles and school camps can proceed, and a modest increase to dancing at weddings is allowed under new COVID-19 safety rules. NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard...

Time to mask up NSW, says AMA

The Australian Medical Association is urging NSW residents to start wearing face masks to contain the spread of COVID-19. AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid and AMA NSW President Dr Danielle McMullen believe that...

Newcastle on high alert after two confirmed COVID-19 cases

Following the confirmation of two new cases in Newcastle, Hunter New England Health’s Public Health Unit has revised its advice regarding locations linked to the cases. This morning a male in his 20s...

Face masks a new challenge for deaf community

For Leonie Jackson, patience is the best first step when communicating with a deaf person while wearing a face mask. Her message comes as people have been encouraged to wear face masks where...

Hunter New England Health records two new COVID-19 cases

Two new COVID-19 cases have been reported for the Hunter New England Health District. NSW Health reported the cases earlier today. The first is a man in his 60s who is part of...

Coronavirus restrictions ease across NSW

Residents across Newcastle and the Hunter have joined the rest of the state today in welcoming back some freedoms as coronavirus restrictions continue to ease. The number of people allowed inside indoor...

Health advice allows public transport capacity to double

More commuters will be welcomed back to public transport next month, following an increase in the number of people allowed on trains, buses, ferries and trams. In line with NSW Health advice,...