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  • City Taskforce Update 3 July 2020
    08 Jul 2020

    City Taskforce Update 3 July 2020

    The City Taskforce, a collaboration of 17 leading organisations and employers, chaired by Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes City of Newcastle, held its fifth meeting today via Zoom. The Taskforce was formed to develop a collaborative approach to the City’s response to COVID-19, from crisis to recovery and beyond. 

  • Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial
    06 Jul 2020

    Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial

    The first ever driverless vehicle to mix with traffic on Newcastle’s roads has started ferrying passengers along Wharf Road as part of a three-month trial.

  • Affordable school holiday fun at City’s cultural venues
    06 Jul 2020

    Affordable school holiday fun at City’s cultural venues

    City of Newcastle is ready to welcome families back to some of its recently reopened facilities these school holidays while providing a range of online opportunities to be creative, experiment with science, or make something memorable.

  • Winter sport returns across the city
    04 Jul 2020

    Winter sport returns across the city

    Winter sports return today after City of Newcastle staff worked with sporting associations, clubs and neighbouring councils to support the resumption of competition and ensure a safe and consistent approach.

  • Funds for City’s most vulnerable a far-reaching boost for stretched community sector
    03 Jul 2020

    Funds for City’s most vulnerable a far-reaching boost for stretched community sector

    Thirty-one community organisations have jointly received $550,000 to support the provision of critical services made urgent by COVID-19.

  • Newcastle back in business and ready to host events
    03 Jul 2020

    Newcastle back in business and ready to host events

    Newcastle is ready to accommodate an influx of new event bookings as the City reopens the doors for functions at its key venues. Function rooms located within City Hall and the Fort Scratchley Function Centre are now available for hire, with COVIDSafe plans in place to ensure the safety of attendees.

  • Pop-up cycleway for Honeysuckle Drive
    03 Jul 2020

    Pop-up cycleway for Honeysuckle Drive

    City of Newcastle has partnered with Transport for NSW to create a temporary cycleway along Honeysuckle Drive to improve connectivity between Steel Street and Worth Place while major construction projects are completed in the area.

  • City of Newcastle makes sustainability a priority as United Nations goals drive local action
    02 Jul 2020

    City of Newcastle makes sustainability a priority as United Nations goals drive local action

    City of Newcastle has joined forces with six other leading Hunter organisations to champion the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to create a better, more sustainable future for all.

  • City
    30 Jun 2020

    City's libraries reopening in July

    City of Newcastle libraries at Mayfield and New Lambton will reopen on July 1 and 6 respectively following the lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions. Operating hours will also be extended at the Newcastle and Wallsend branches.

  • City of Newcastle submits Stockton CMP for certification
    29 Jun 2020

    City of Newcastle submits Stockton CMP for certification

    City of Newcastle has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program for certification to the State Government.

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