Month: June 2024

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Broadmeadow aerial photo Newcastle


Predicted population increase drives changes to Social Infrastructure Strategy

City of Newcastle will conduct a review of how it delivers and maintains valuable community assets to ensure it can cater for a predicted population boom. Under new housing targets set by the NSW Government, Newcastle will welcome more than 86,000 new residents by 2041, which would see the city boast more people than the current population of the Northern Territory. Councillors voted to review City of Newcastle's draft Social […]

today30 June 2024

Dr Saul Griffith


Energy crusader hoping to spark change in Newcastle

City of Newcastle is leading the charge towards a net zero emissions city, inviting world renowned entrepreneur, author, and inventor Dr Saul Griffith to share his passion for power with Novocastrians. The free event known as Electrify Everything will take place at City Hall on 25 July where the community will learn about an ambitious action plan to electrify Newcastle, while creating new jobs and a healthier environment. Lord Mayor […]

today28 June 2024 2

New Annual Launch 2024


Street party to kick off bumper New Annual program

Newcastle City Hall's iconic balcony will be transformed into a stage this September as renowned First Nations singer Mitch Tambo officially kicks off the 10-day New Annual festival. City of Newcastle's flagship cultural event will return on 27 September with a vibrant mix of immersive dance, music, visual art and theatre. An inaugural First Night street party will set the scene for New Annual's 2024 program, filling the precinct around […]

today27 June 2024



Residents to pave the way to a more walkable Newcastle

Residents of Newcastle are being encouraged to provide their feedback on a new 10-year initiative aimed at promoting pedestrian-friendly neighbourhoods. The City of Newcastle's draft Walking and Mobility Plan has been approved by the Council for a six-week public exhibition. This plan focuses on making walking and other forms of active transport the preferred option for short trips for everyone in the community by prioritising pedestrian needs in infrastructure projects […]

today26 June 2024

Newcastle Art Gallery Aerial View


Sneak peek inside expanded Newcastle Art Gallery

City of Newcastle is giving Novocastrians their first look inside the expanded Newcastle Art Gallery as construction progresses on the landmark project. Artist's impressions and an animated flythrough of the Art Gallery's new interior reveal a grand new entry, sleek, modern aesthetic, light-filled rooms and an expansive range of exhibition spaces that demonstrate just how fantastic the expanded Gallery will be. Digital versions of artworks from the Gallery's extensive collection […]

today25 June 2024

Medowie Public School


Site Announced for a New Public High School in Medowie

The New South Wales government has announced the location for a new public high school in Medowie, following ongoing requests from Port Stephens families. The Department of Education will acquire 6.6 hectares of land at 6 Abundance Road, Medowie. This marks a significant step towards establishing the first local public high school for the community. Scheduled to open on Day 1, Term 1, 2027, the new school will include modern […]

today23 June 2024

Newy 87.8 FM is an FM radio station established in 2014 targeting Classic Hits music enthusiasts across Newcastle and The Central Coast, Australia. The station plays 50s 60s 70s and some 80s music. The station can be streamed online via this website or smart phone apps such as Tunein.