A teenage boy has drowned at Bar Beach in Newcastle today. In what is a tragic end to a day out at the beach, the teenager couldn’t be revived after getting into difficulty while...
Police are pleading with motorists and pedestrians in Newcastle’s CBD to take care around the light rail corridor. Officers from Police Transport Command, Traffic & Highway Patrol Command and Newcastle Police District have been...
Newcastle Police are issuing a warning for members of the public to be wary of potential phone scammers, who attempt to coax people into handing over their personal and financial details. Officers from Newcastle...
A girl has died in hospital after being found in a vehicle at Port Stephens last week. Emergency services were called to a home at Tanilba Bay about 4.30pm on Tuesday (26 November 2019),...
The Women in Sport Strategy will address issues including increasing participation, developing sporting partnerships and leadership opportunities for women. It will also look at improving sporting facilities, such as female change rooms and night-time lighting at sports grounds. The Office of...
A man will face court today following an alleged assault and robbery in Mayfield East yesterday. About 12.20am (Thursday 18 January 2018), a 23-year-old man exited a bus on Maitland Road, Mayfield East. A man approached him on O’Mara Street and...
Taskforce Integrity officials will set up shop in the Hunter Region next week to address welfare fraud and ensure welfare recipients fully understand their reporting obligations. The joint Department of Human Services and Australian Federal Police taskforce operates in identified...
Member for Charlestown, Jodie Harrison today in Parliament expressed her concern at the potential for public buses to be used as ‘taxis’ for commuters who have missed connections, or to cover for buses which have failed turn up. This Notice...
Four local Members of Parliament today handed over the results of a survey on the Newcastle regions’ public transport system to private operator, Keolis Downer Sonia Hornery MP, Member for Wallsend, Tim Crakanthorp MP, Member for Newcastle, Jodie Harrison MP,...
Local MP Sonia Hornery today joined the chorus of concerned people calling for a radical change in nurse staffing ratios in NSW hospitals.   Ms Hornery, the State member for Wallsend, this week lodged Questions on Notice asking the Minister...
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