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  1. How marine pilots ensure Newcastle Harbour remains a safely working portRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | ABC News

    Newcastle Harbour in New South Wales is one of the busiest coal ports in the world, with large ships cruising in and out of the waterway around the clock. A crew of 22 marine pilots play an integral role in seeing that ships visiting the port enter and exit safely.


  2. Frog reproduction in created ponds may be affected by disease and food availabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Food availability and disease in created habitats may affect the reproductive output of reintroduced frogs, according to a study published July 27, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Kaya Klop-Toker from the University of Newcastle, Australia, and colleagues. Attempts to mitigate the impact of land development often involve the reintroduction of species and creation of habitats.


  3. Abused juvenile detainees unlikely to ever recover: Karen MenziesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: Karen Menzies has an unusually broad perspective on the juvenile justice system. The former Matilda's striker is perhaps best known as an elite sportswoman.


  4. Newcastle signs off on Supercars race - local reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Newcastle Council has signed off on becoming the host city for the Supercars finale from 2017 onwards, says a local newspaper report. The Newcastle Herald has reported that the council last night endorsed a five-year agreement with Destination NSW to bring the series to the city.


  5. The journey of medical student Wayne Ah-Sam and his passion for helping Indigenous communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    After setting his sights on a career as a doctor, Mr Ah-Sam is now in his second year studying medicine at university in Newcastle, New South Wales. Originally from Darwin, he is a proud Kalkadoon-Gunggandji man from Yarrabah country, and hopes to one day return there as a doctor.


  6. Effects of a 'school-based' physical activity intervention on...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | International Journal of Obesity

    Effects of a ‘school-based’ physical activity intervention on adiposity in adolescents from economically disadvantaged communities: secondary outcomes of the ‘Physical Activity 4 Everyone’ RCT Correspondence: Mrs R Sutherland, Hunter New England Population Health, The University of Newcastle, Locked Bag 10, Wallsend 2287 New South Wales, Australia. E-mail: [email protected] Received 20 January 2016; Revised 18 April 2016; Accepted 2 May 2016 Accepted article preview online 10 June 2016; Advance online publication 19 July 2016 Obesity prevention during adolescence is a health priority.


  7. CKI in joint bid for Oz giantRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The Standard

    State Grid Corp of China and Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings made a bid for Australia's biggest electricity network in a privatization tipped to fetch over US$7.5 billion , a source said.The bid for Ausgrid from them had been expected, and are fueling concerns in Australia about foreign purchases of sensitive infrastructure as governments turn to asset sales to control ... State Grid Corp of China and Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings made a bid for Australia's biggest electricity network in a privatization tipped to fetch over US$7.5 billion , a source said.


  8. China's State Grid, Hong Kong's CKI bid for Australian electricity network: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Reuters

    The logo for Australia's biggest electricity network Ausgrid adorns the headquarters building in central Sydney, Australia, July 25, 2016. ) have bid for Australia's biggest electricity network, a source with knowledge of the deal said, in a privatization expected to fetch over $7.5 billion.


  9. Special ability Oxygen All Stars Lithium team goes viral after inspiring performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Daily Mail

    'Nothing is impossible': Special ability cheerleading team takes out first place at a competition... and their inspiring performance has been viewed over TWO MILLION times An all-ability cheerleading team from Newcastle, New South Wales, has taken the Internet by storm over the past 24 hours, after placing first at a Sydney competition. The Oxygen All Stars Lithium team features a cheerleader named Deb, who, despite being a wheelchair user, was determined to make her dreams of becoming a cheerleader a reality.


  10. Former Mountain West Players Continuing Football Careers Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Mountain West Connection

    Football in Australia it was only a matter of time before they started a league. The National Gridiron League will be starting this fall.


  11. Hunter Valley mosque approved in heated meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Green Left Weekly

    Plans to build a mosque in Buchanan in the Hunter Valley, NSW, were approved 6-4 after nearly two hours of emotional speeches at a meeting of Cessnock Council on July 20. The Newcastle Muslim Association applied to build a 390 square-metre place of worship and funeral home on 23 hectares at Buchanan, south of Maitland. But the 12 residents who spoke against the mosque said it is too big, will create traffic congestion and noise and is inappropriate in a rural area.


  12. 'Atrocious' video allegedly shows trainer using cattle prod on greyhoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | ABC News

    Vision of a New South Wales greyhound trainer allegedly using a cattle prod on a dog has been referred to police by the industry regulator. The vision, obtained by the ABC and filmed at Newcastle's "The Gardens" track in 2012, appears to show a greyhound trainer using an electric cattle prod on a dog as it waits in the starting box.


  13. Tad trains local OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Gloucester Advocate

    Tad Parish tells stories about a young Damian Martin playing basketball in the Rec Centre during a time when Gloucester was well known for quality Rep players. From humble beginnings to a world wide stage, a boy from Gloucester is off to represent Australia at the Olympics in Rio.


  14. Hunter Valley's Keinbah Trial track uncovers remains of greyhoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    Gruesome remains of 99 'underperforming' greyhounds found shot or beaten to death and dumped in a mass grave near a training track in the Hunter Valley Remains of nearly 100 greyhounds were found dumped in a mass grave at a training track after they were deem to be 'underperforming' and 'therefore of no further use'. At least 99 greyhounds were killed, most by a blow to the head - either by a gunshot or blunt instrument - and buried at a Hunter Valley property in New South Wales, a report has found.


  15. Blues to play Sheffield Shield match in WollongongRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | PressReleasePoint

    Cricket NSW will continue taking elite cricket to regional areas with a Sheffield Shield match to be staged in Wollongong next season. Following successful matches in Wagga Wagga, Newcastle and Coffs Harbour over the past two years, NSW will take on Tasmania at North Dalton Park, Wollongong from February 25 to 28. "We have a clear strategy of taking elite cricket around all of NSW, and given its size and stature, a match in Wollongong is very important to us.


  16. Teenager, 17, killed in horror smash in Wamberal when the Subaru he was in hit a power poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    A 17-year-old boy out for a drive with a group of friends was killed on Sunday when the car he was in smashed into a power pole. Jackson Williams died after the Subaru Forester he was travelling in as a passenger ploughed into the pole in Wamberal on New South Wales' Central Coast about 9.30pm on Sunday.


  17. Gong to miss out on Cup actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Illawarra Mercury

    Cairns, Darwin and Hamilton in New Zealand were the big winners, with the North Queensland city to host three preliminary games and the Northern Territory will be a quarter final venue. However, New South Wales has been widely snubbed, with Wollongong, Newcastle and regional areas missing out competely and Allianz Stadium hosting the Australia-Lebanon game.


  18. The 16-year-old skateboarding world champion who has just turned...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daily Mail

    The 16-year-old skateboarding world champion who has just turned pro - and when she started she thought the sport was 'something that girls just didn't really do' The high school student, who grew up in the beachside suburb of Bondi in Sydney, and now lives in Newcastle in northern New South Wales, started skating when she was only eight years old. Poppy told Channel 7's Sunday Night that when she started she thought the sport was 'something that girls just didn't really do.'


  19. Hall of Heroes: Andrew 'Joey' JohnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Warrington Guardian

    One in a series of articles checking out the careers of Warrington's sporting legends, who take a much deserved place in our Hall of Heroes AUGUST 1, 2005, will always be remembered as the day the eyes of the rugby league world fixed their gaze on Warrington. On the back of a chance meeting at an Ashes Test match of Wolves majority shareholder Simon Moran and agent John Fordham, legendary Newcastle Knights, New South Wales and Australia scrum half Andrew Johns was on his way to The Wire in what was probably the most heralded short-term deal in rugby league history.


  20. Provectus Establishes Australian SubsidiaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | BioSpace

    Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company , today announced that it has formed an Australian subsidiary, Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd. In addition, the Company is opening a Sydney office in New South Wales. "The creation of an Australian entity is a fundamental part of our plans for extended global reach in conjunction with planned partnering for commercialization of PV-10."