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  • Weather warning for Newcastle and Hunter
    Weather warning for Newcastle and Hunter

    City of Newcastle has implemented safety precautions ahead of an east coast low forecast to build today and tomorrow.  

  • City supports accredited training for COVID affected workers
    City supports accredited training for COVID affected workers

    Newcastle small business workers now have access to free accredited online training as part of an initiative of City of Newcastle delivered through TAFE NSW, the University of Newcastle and Novaskill. 

  • City Taskforce Update 3 July 2020
    City Taskforce Update 3 July 2020

    The City Taskforce, a collaboration of 17 leading organisations and employers, chaired by Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes City of Newcastle, held its fifth meeting today via Zoom. The Taskforce was formed to develop a collaborative approach to the City’s response to COVID-19, from crisis to recovery and beyond. 

  • Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial
    Wheels turning on driverless vehicle trial

    The first ever driverless vehicle to mix with traffic on Newcastle’s roads has started ferrying passengers along Wharf Road as part of a three-month trial.

  • Affordable school holiday fun at City’s cultural venues
    Affordable school holiday fun at City’s cultural venues

    City of Newcastle is ready to welcome families back to some of its recently reopened facilities these school holidays while providing a range of online opportunities to be creative, experiment with science, or make something memorable.

  • Winter sport returns across the city
    Winter sport returns across the city

    Winter sports return today after City of Newcastle staff worked with sporting associations, clubs and neighbouring councils to support the resumption of competition and ensure a safe and consistent approach.