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Keep kids safe online during school holidays

Parents throughout the Hunter are being urged to monitor their children’s cyber habits more closely during the holiday season.

Lockdown boom in online grocery shopping

A third of Australians have taken up grocery shopping online since COVID lockdowns began in 2020, a new survey finds.

Short film to address cyberbullying concerns

It’s every parents’ worst nightmare: a teenage child being bullied online to the point where they threaten self-harm. This is the scenario depicted in a short film written by Rathmines resident Keith Olbery. The...

Competition provides new challenge for skateboarders

Skateboarders in Lake Macquarie have the chance to put their skills on show thanks to a new online competition. In collaboration with the Australian Skateboarding Community Initiative, Lake Macquarie City Council is...

Charges laid over alleged online threats

Detectives have charged a man in Lake Macquarie following investigations into alleged threats made online. On Sunday, detectives from the Fixated Persons Investigated Unit commenced an investigation, following reports a 49-year-old man had...

New virtual work experience program

High school students across the Hunter will soon be able to take part in a locally-created virtual work experience program. The Virtual Intern program, developed by social enterprise She Can, will connect students...

Community program’s new digital direction

A new digital program is set to entertain families while they spend more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Lake Macquarie City Council’s You’re Kidding Me program will now feature a...

Magic act to reappear online

Hunter-based magician Joel Howlett will reappear online after being forced to postpone his April school holiday shows due to the coronavirus pandemic. Howlett, from JD’s World of Magic, has worked with the team...
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