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COVID-19: how we are responding
The safety and wellbeing of our communities, customers and employees is our top priority. We're working with government partners and local stakeholders to respond to COVID-19.
Download a free Newcastle inspired virtual background
Set the scene at your next online meeting with a stunning virtual background. Choose one of 8 locations from the Bogey Hole to Blackbutt Reserve ... or download them all and keep your colleagues guessing.
Are you having trouble paying your rates?
If you’re experiencing financial difficulties there are a number of ways we can help. Find out more.
Our online Application Tracker enables you to access information about development applications, complying development and modifications. You can track the progress of an application from lodgement to determination.
We need your feedback on plans for this much-loved park
View the plan and have your say by Wednesday 6 October 2021.
Find out more about our NewSkills program
We're funding training programs to support local jobs and help businesses grow.
Swimming centres across Newcastle are set to welcome swimmers back on Monday, following the NSW Government's decision last week that outdoor public pools can reopen.
An updated vision for Wickham will see the Village Hub precint expanded, turning what has always been a semi-industrial suburb into an urban residential neighbourhood that supports Newcastle's reinvented west-end.
A renewable energy industry built on large-scale offshore wind farms could unlock billions of dollars in investment and create thousands of jobs in Newcastle, offering a sustainable future for the city.
Newcastle could host elite cricket and AFL matches as soon as 2022 with the redevelopment of Newcastle's No. 1 Sportsground drawing closer to completion.
Avid readers will be able to turn the pages of their favourite books once again following the launch of a new Newcastle Libraries service, Library 2U, which will see books, movies and music delivered to the homes of members.
City of Newcastle will deliver approximately $6 million in environmental upgrades at Summerhill Waste Management Centre, including new systems to prevent pollution of water and manage leachate.
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City of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional country of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples. We respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing relationship with the land, and recognise that they are the proud survivors of more than two hundred years of dispossession. City of Newcastle reiterates its commitment to addressing disadvantages and attaining justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this community.