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GRAND DREAM FOR WATER FUTURE

A Hunter Valley man has come up with a water recycling plan he says will drought proof the state and boost the region’s economy. Joe Taranto’s plan would generate enough water to fill 5,000 Olympic swimming pools each week. Read More »

SKILLS SHORTAGE

A skills shortage has been identified as one of the biggest challenges facing businesses in the New England. Tamworth Regional Council says a lack of skilled workers is threatening the region’s economic activity. Read More »

GAS PROBLEMS

An estimated 673-billion cubic feet of gas lies below the surface of the Hunter Valley. Sydney Gas is now exploring the area to see if it’s commercially viable to mine. But people living in Wollombi fear any extraction of the energy resource, could destroy the area. Read More »

RIDING HIGHS

A family tragedy has inspired a young Glen Innes woman to saddle up for the ride of a lifetime. On horseback, Cassie Newsome is journeying from Brisbane to Sydney, all the while inspiring kids to say no to drugs. Read More »

NUMBER 8 MEANS LUCKY IN LOVE

The number eight is considered very lucky in Chinese culture, because it sounds like the word for prosperity. That’s why the Olympic games officially start on the 8th of the 8th 2008 and why hundreds of couples across the country said I do. Read More »

NEED SOME THINSPIRATION?

With Australia facing an obesity epidemic, the nation’s overweight would do well to follow the example of a woman touring the north coast. Robyn Sonter is now half the woman she was and says she’s never felt happier. Read More »

FILM CLIP: NEW WORIMI DOCUMENTARY

The Worimi people of Port Stephens are reconnecting with the shifting sands of Stockton Bight. There is evidence that they’ve inhabited the sand dunes for 15,000 years, and are now re-engaging with their traditional land in a way not seen since Europeans all but destroyed their way of life a century and a half ago. View this clip from a new documentary produced by Ian Hamilton of Newcastle’s Limelight Films. Read More »

WORIMI PEOPLE RECONNECT WITH ANCIENT LAND

Since the state government handed Stockton Bight back to the Worimi people two years ago, modern-day members of the aboriginal tribe are enjoying a resurgence of their culture. A short film has now been made documenting a new era for the Worimi. Our news story is below, but to see an extended clip of the doco click here. Read More »

NBN NEWS WEEK IN REVIEW

Jane Goldsmith brings you a look at your local news. This week Belinda Neal speaks out The wash up from Splendour in the Grass And we farewell a music legend Read More »

BISHOP APOLOGISES TO ABUSE VICTIMS

There were tears and applause at Newcastle’s Catholic cathedral last night, as Bishop Michael Malone apologised to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of clergy. Those who were abused say the apology will help the healing process, but the church acknowledges that stamping out paedophilia in its ranks will be difficult. Read More »

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