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PM’s hung Keith Pitt out to dry on PEP 11: Labor

Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Newcastle federal politician Pat Conroy believe Prime Minister Scott Morrison has hung Keith Pitt “out to dry” on the controversial PEP 11 extension. After staunch opposition from Hunter...

Large swells restrict access to Samurai, Stockton beaches

Large swell and high tides have forced the temporary closure of beach vehicle driving at Samurai Beach and Stockton Beach in the Worimi Conservation Lands, north of Newcastle. National Parks and Wildlife Service...

Port Stephens koalas ‘isolated’, according to new study

A new DNA study has revealed koalas in Port Stephens have limited gene flow, due to their isolated habitats. The research was commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia (WWF), as part...

Divers count their lucky stars after boat sinks near Port Stephens

Four divers are counting their lucky stars after their 4.8-metre vessel capsized and sank off Broughton Island, near Port Stephens, this morning. The quartet’s experience, the boat’s safety equipment and the fast response...

GALLERY: Crews lining up for Sail Port Stephens

A popular event on the Port Stephens sporting calendar will make a welcome return in 2021. And, with safety plans in place and fingers firmly crossed, Sail Port Stephens is accepting entries for...

Police target anti-social behaviour at Tea Gardens

The Port Stephens Hunter Police District is targeting anti-social behaviour at Tea Gardens after a number of complaints from residents. Over the past couple of months people in the area have been...

Port Stephens man charged with high-range drink driving

A man will appear in court next month after crashing his car into a parked vehicle while allegedly intoxicated earlier today. Police will allege that at about 4.50am on Thursday morning (17 December)...

There’s no place like home: Hi-5 star stays connected to her roots

When Charli Robinson played in the sand dunes at Anna Bay as a child, she had no idea her life would lead to where she is now. As a teenager, she and her...