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COVID-19: how we are responding
The safety and wellbeing of our communities, customers and employees is our top priority. We're working with government partners and local stakeholders to respond to COVID-19.
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Set the scene at your next online meeting with a stunning virtual background. Choose one of 8 locations from the Bogey Hole to Blackbutt Reserve ... or download them all and keep your colleagues guessing.
Our online Application Tracker enables you to access information about development applications, complying development and modifications. You can track the progress of an application from lodgement to determination.
We need your feedback on plans for this much-loved park
View the plan and have your say by Wednesday 6 October 2021.
Find out more about our NewSkills program
We're funding training programs to support local jobs and help businesses grow.
As one of Newcastle's most popular open green spaces, Blackbutt Reserve has remained a haven for locals looking for COVID safe exercise options during lockdown.
Many of City of Newcastle's publicly facing facilities will be closed to the public from today in line with the seven-day lockdown announced by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian for areas of the Hunter, including the Newcastle local government area.
City of Newcastle will soon go to tender to remediate a former landfill site at Shortland where much of the debris from the Newcastle earthquake was buried.
With the city in lockdown, City of Newcastle has handed over its unused commercial kitchen facilities to help charities prepare healthy meals for families struggling to get by.
The Future Innovators Summit (FIS) will be held in Australia for the first time in December 2021, following City of Newcastle’s investment in the art/science event.
Newcastle’s network of active transport options continues to grow, with City of Newcastle finalising work on the Hunter Street Trial Cycleway project.
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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.