Coast & River

Page hero image Newcastle's coastline is home to a great diversity of coastal environments, including tall coastal cliffs, small pocket beaches, and the long sandy beach at Stockton. Our Hunter River is the most important estuary in NSW for shorebirds, and is internationally recognised as a home to a range of threatened and migratory species.

Newcastle's Coastline

Our coastline is home to a great diversity of habitats, including rock platforms, which are home to a range of plants and animals

Coastline Hazards

Our coastline is subject to a range of hazards including erosion, inundation, and cliff instability

Hunter River

Our River is the most important in NSW, and is internationally recognised

World First Model

Developing a World First Water Model for the Hunter River