What is Proposed?

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What is the Program/Overview?

Hunter Development Corporation is coordinating the Revitalising Newcastle Program, which focuses on key areas of the city centre around the former rail corridor. Hunter Development Corporation is working closely with Transport for NSW,  Newcastle City Council and the Department of Planning and Environment on the program.
The NSW Government has committed more than $650 million to the project and made a number of announcements, including:
  • A new multi-modal transport interchange at Wickham
  • Light rail between the Newcastle Interchange and Pacific Park
  • The activation of Hunter and Scott streets linked to the delivery of light rail
  • The revitalisation of land in the former rail corridor, the delivery of housing, and the delivery of improved public domain, including parks, entertainment precincts and public spaces.

What main studies apply?

Hunter Street Revitalisation Strategic Framework

The Strategic Framework is the latest endorsed Council plan for Hunter Street. The plan establishes shared community visions for a revitalised Hunter Street. It sets out a number of key themes and 44 priority actions for Hunter Street.

For more information on this plan visit   Hunter Street Revitalisation Strategic Framework (pdf).