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  • Newcastle artist Peter Gardiner wins Newcastle Art Gallery
    Newcastle artist Peter Gardiner wins Newcastle Art Gallery's $50,000 Kilgour Prize 2016

    Peter Gardiner is the recipient of the 2016 Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Art Gallery’s prestigious annual award for figurative and portrait painting, which includes a $50,000 cash prize for the winning artist. 

  • Plaque installed to mark new Lone Pine
    Plaque installed to mark new Lone Pine

    A piece of ANZAC history was heralded in Newcastle today with the installation of a plaque celebrating the Lone Pine planted in Civic Park's Memorial Grove earlier this year.
     

  • Council update - Tuesday 23 August 2016
    Council update - Tuesday 23 August 2016

    Following is a summary of the resolutions of the Ordinary Council meeting of Tuesday 23 August 2016. Note: It is not a record of resolutions.

  • Volunteers up for spring cleaning
    Volunteers up for spring cleaning

    Merewether Ocean Baths pavilion, sporting ovals, bushland and parks across the Newcastle local government area are set for an overhaul by a legion of hardworking volunteers this spring.
     

  • Finalists announced for 2016 Kilgour Prize
    Finalists announced for 2016 Kilgour Prize

    Newcastle Art Gallery has announced the finalists for the 2016 Kilgour Prize, the Gallery's prestigious annual award for figurative and portrait painting. The Prize awards $50,000 for the most outstanding painting by an Australian artist, as judged by a selection panel. 

  • Wheel turning on cycle way projects
    Wheel turning on cycle way projects

    Newcastle City Council is spending around $4 million on cycleways this year as one of four priority projects for the city.

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