Hunter Local News

Hunter Local News

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"It's putting lives at risk"; Maitland hospital staff to rally over staffing crisis

Staff say they are 'beyond' burnt out due to untenable workloads

"It's putting lives at risk"; Maitland hospital staff to rally over staffing crisis

Staff say they are 'beyond' burnt out due to untenable workloads

03:45

10 Aug 22

Hello, Sailor! Newcastle welcomes its first cruise ship arrival in two years

It's been a pretty eventful journey for the Coral Princess, too..

Hello, Sailor! Newcastle welcomes its first cruise ship arrival in two years

It's been a pretty eventful journey for the Coral Princess, too..

02:33

9 Aug 22

The state government knocks back proposed homeless shelter

They say the Stockton centre and the Tomaree lodge just aren't up to scratch

The state government knocks back proposed homeless shelter

They say the Stockton centre and the Tomaree lodge just aren't up to scratch

03:45

9 Aug 22

Close call: Truck wheel bounces past students at Newcastle school

The rubbish truck lost the wheel just outside the Hunter school of the Performing arts

Close call: Truck wheel bounces past students at Newcastle school

The rubbish truck lost the wheel just outside the Hunter school of the Performing arts

02:28

8 Aug 22

Is it time Australia embraced nuclear power? One Hunter MP thinks so

David Gillespie says small, modular reactors are the best way forward

Is it time Australia embraced nuclear power? One Hunter MP thinks so

David Gillespie says small, modular reactors are the best way forward

03:51

8 Aug 22

Big support for an offshore wind farm off the Hunter, but one pretty big question remains

Plus: investigations underway after a large-scale fish death at Lake Macquarie

Big support for an offshore wind farm off the Hunter, but one pretty big question remains

Plus: investigations underway after a large-scale fish death at Lake Macquarie

03:52

7 Aug 22

Canberra ramping up talks of major wind farm off Hunter's coast

Plus safety upgrades for school students on our most dangerous roads.

Canberra ramping up talks of major wind farm off Hunter's coast

Plus safety upgrades for school students on our most dangerous roads.

02:23

5 Aug 22

Operations at Newcastle port grind to a halt, as tugboat operators strike

It's part of a nationwide action over an enterprise bargaining agreement

Operations at Newcastle port grind to a halt, as tugboat operators strike

It's part of a nationwide action over an enterprise bargaining agreement

03:52

4 Aug 22

A popular but notorious Lake Macquarie drowning spot permanently closed

It follows the tragic drowning of an elderly Sydney couple last week

A popular but notorious Lake Macquarie drowning spot permanently closed

It follows the tragic drowning of an elderly Sydney couple last week

03:51

3 Aug 22

$71 million for flood prevention in the Hunter, is it going where it's most needed?

It's not clear if Cessnock road at Testers Hollow will get any of that funding

$71 million for flood prevention in the Hunter, is it going where it's most needed?

It's not clear if Cessnock road at Testers Hollow will get any of that funding

03:46

2 Aug 22

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