News & Updates

Latest News

Find out about Council decisions, projects and activities by reading the latest media releases and newsletters.

Road Closures

Check here for information about temporary road closures or activities that impact on traffic conditions in Newcastle.

Media Centre

Our communications team can assist with organising interviews, background information, images and any other details you need to file your story on time.

Projects & Works

Council is constantly working to improve our city. Take a look at some of the key projects and works currently in progress or recently completed.

Priority Projects

In 2012 the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) approved Council's application for a 5% special rate variation.

Environmental investigation at historical Waratah gasworks

Newcastle City Council has engaged an independent environmental consultant to investigate an area in Waratah where a small gas works may have operated in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

Local and Neighbourhood Centres Program

The Local and Neighbourhood Centres Public Domain Program guides the infrastructure renewal works within the Local and Neighbourhood Centres throughout the Newcastle LGA.

Council News

Council News is a newsletter distributed four times a year to Newcastle households in the months of March, July, September and December.

Emergencies

How can you prepare your family and your workplace for an emergency?