Celebrated street-artist 'Adnate' returns to paint landmark piece in Newcastle West

Revitalising Newcastle has commissioned Matt ‘Adnate’ Last for a new public artwork just 200 metres from his famous, yet disappearing, portrait of a young Indigenous boy at Wickham.

First daytime test on Newcastle Light Rail

Light rail vehicles will be a regular sight in the heart of Newcastle from today, with daytime testing starting on Newcastle Light Rail in preparation for the service to open early next year.

Australia's first wire-free light rail put to the test in Newcastle

Australia's first wire-free light rail put to the test in Newcastle

Australia’s first wire-free light rail system in Newcastle passed its initial test last night with a light rail vehicle driven along Hunter Street under its own power.

Newcastle Light Rail construction wraps up as public spaces come alive

Revitalising Newcastle will open the remainder of Hunter and Scott streets in time for Saturday’s launch event of the restored Newcastle Station.

Newcastle Light Rail finished by end of the month

Newcastle Light Rail finished by end of the month

The NSW Government has today confirmed that major construction of light rail track will be completed on time by the end of September, allowing traffic to return to Hunter and Scott Streets and for testing to start next month.

Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan unveiled

Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, today announced a new period of investment and growth for Greater Newcastle following the launch of the city’s first-ever metropolitan plan.

Time for Novocastrians to be aware, there's a tram there

Time for Novocastrians to be aware, there's a tram there

The first of Newcastle’s light rail fleet has arrived and Revitalising Newcastle is encouraging anyone who comes into the city to ‘be aware, there’s a tram there.’

Revitalising Newcastle opens new connection between the city and harbour at Steel Street

Revitalising Newcastle opens new connection between the city and harbour at Steel Street

Newcastle’s latest connection between the city and the harbour has opened today, with Steel Street extended across the old rail corridor to link Hunter Street with Honeysuckle Drive.

Newcastle's first light rail vehicle is on its way

Newcastle's first light rail vehicle is on its way

Newcastle’s first light rail vehicle has been built, passed its initial round of tests, and will arrive next month.

History of The Store to live on through new development

History of The Store to live on through new development

The history of the former Newcastle Co-operative Store will be reflected in the $200 million redevelopment of the site, following the endorsement of a Heritage Interpretation Strategy.


Click to load more