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JobKeeper cut will hurt struggling Hunter residents

More government cuts, this time to JobKeeper, are likely to affect thousands of Hunter residents who are already struggling in the current recession, according to Shortland MP Pat Conroy. Just a few days...

A year in review: September 2020

September marked the beginning of spring in the Hunter and, unfortunately, the start of the swooping season. In the latest entry to the Newcastle Weekly's year in review, we're looking at the...

From the editor: high-profile visitors to region

We have had some high-profile visitors to the region this month. Firstly, it was Thor, aka Aussie celebrity Chris Hemsworth, who was spotted in the Upper Hunter at both Scone and Gundy. For...

Prime Minister visits Hunter to reveal energy plan

Energy companies need to step up and fill the gap left by the closure of Liddell power station, or the Federal Government will act. That’s the message from Prime Minister Scott Morrison, which...