Planets align for Hunter after budget boost

Newcastle Herald, by Alice Thompson Planets align for Hunter after budget boost When the orbits of Jupiter and Saturn line up in the night sky, astronomers called this rare event the ‘Great Conjunction’. The stars are in conjunction in the Hunter, where...

Hunter needs fast rail to get back on track

Alice Thompson CEO Newcastle Herald, 23 July 2021 There are two projects of national significance infamous for having the longest of gestation periods. Projects that hit the front pages, usually around elections, that elicit a collective eye roll because we’ve...

Helping our youth master their own future

Jennifer Ford Newcastle Herald, 19 February 2021 It’s good news that unemployment for the Hunter region has dropped since its peak during COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, but it remains well above past averages meaning we still have work to do. Our young people...