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  • New Civic home for Visitor Information Centre
    New Civic home for Visitor Information Centre

    The former Civic Station will be transformed into the City’s Visitor Information Centre for both local and international visitors.

  • Hamilton’s heritage character to be preserved
    Hamilton’s heritage character to be preserved

    The unique character of Hamilton’s residential streetscapes will be preserved for future generations following the creation of the City’s first substantial heritage conservation area in 20 years.
     

  • City commits to supporting flagship events
    City commits to supporting flagship events

    City of Newcastle has locked in three years of support for two flagship community events that attract tens of thousands of people to the city each year.

  • Afghani refugee happy to call Newcastle home
    Afghani refugee happy to call Newcastle home

    At 21 the life of Afghani refugee Zarmina Ali was a far cry from that enjoyed by most men and women celebrating their rite of passage to adulthood in Australia. 
     

  • City’s cultural duo appointed to State roles
    City’s cultural duo appointed to State roles

    The Directors of Newcastle’s museum and art gallery have been recognised for their leading industry knowledge following their appointment to newly established Create NSW Artform Advisory Boards. 
     

  • Pioneering civic leader to be immortalised in bronze
    Pioneering civic leader to be immortalised in bronze

    A bronze statue paying homage to Australia’s first female Lord Mayor will take pride of place in front of the former Civic Station in the heart of Newcastle as part of ongoing revitalisation works. The late Joy Cummings OAM will become one of the only women in NSW to be immortalised in bronze, and the first person in Newcastle to be bestowed the honour.