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City of Newcastle has provided $110,000 towards the purchase of food packages and toiletries, as well as crisis accommodation, counselling and web connectivity to community groups responding to the current lockdown of the city.
Thousands of face masks, hand sanitiser, face shields and disinfectant wipes have been distributed to dozens of community organisations as part of City of Newcastle's continued efforts to support the community through COVID-19.
City of Newcastle today welcomed close to 150 new citizens from 39 countries online in a COVID first for the City.
City of Newcastle will invest at least $10 million into the local economy to help create new jobs following a Lord Mayoral Minute unanimously supported by the Council.
West Australian artist and perennial Kilgour Prize finalist Lori Pensini has celebrated a breakthrough win in the prestigious $50,000 art prize with an intimate reflection on inter-racial relationships and her own family lineage.
City of Newcastle's transformation of James Street Plaza on Hamilton's Beaumont Street is complete after four months of construction.
Work to place a temporary protection structure along Stockton foreshore at Barrie Crescent is now complete while City of Newcastle remains committed to sourcing sand for mass nourishment at Stockton Beach.
Following is a summary of resolutions from the Ordinary Council meeting of Tuesday 24 August 2021. NB: it is not a full record of resolutions.
City of Newcastle has called for construction tenders for the first stage of Newcastle Ocean Baths' revitalisation including the pools and lower promenade.
City of Newcastle has worked with Aspen Medical to establish a Newcastle disability vaccination hub at Wallsend Library.
City of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples. We respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and recognise that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession. City of Newcastle reiterates its commitment to addressing disadvantages and attaining justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.