Newcastle Herald
Saturday, 24 February 2024
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Faith and Elkie are both four-years-old and went to their first live concert on Friday night.
Simon McCarthy
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Melbourne proved too strong at Churchill Park in Lautoka.
Max McKinney
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Jackson Hastings played about 55 minutes in Fiji. Picture Newcastle Knights
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Police have confirmed the van was sighted in Newcastle overnight.
Madeline Link
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Pensioner tried for five months to get Optus to return $369.
Damon Cronshaw
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Ivor Brice with the bank statement that shows the $365 charge by Optus. Picture by Marina Neil
Data reveals Newcastle as the suburb with the most cash buyers.
Jade Lazarevic
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A cash buyer recently purchased a three-bedroom penthouse apartment in Newcastle overlooking the harbour for $3.065 million. Picture supplied
The bodies of Luke Davies and Jesse Baird have not been found.
Anna Houlahan
Constable Beau Lamarre (left) charged in relation to the murder of former TV presenter Jesse Baird and partner Luke Davies. Pictures Instagram/ABC
Was it in Los Angeles, Berlin, London or Sydney?
Anna Houlahan
David Bowies 1977 song Heroes was recorded at Hansa studio in which city? File picture
Music
Swift's second Sydney show kicks off from 6.20pm on Saturday, February 24.
Simon McCarthy
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A text message scam last seen around 2020 appears to have returned.
Simon McCarthy
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Sharon Claydon and Assistant Treasurer Stephen Jones in Newcastle this week talking about the government's crackdown on scams. Picture by Peter Lorimer
The corridor is expected to link the city centre with the suburbs.
Michael Parris
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An artist's impression of the Parramatta light rail extension crossing a new bridge over the Parramatta River. Image from Transport for NSW
'I thought at the time she was going to be a superstar'
Jessica Belzycki
Long time swiftie, Ellie Peach, went to her first concert when Taylor Swift came to the Newcastle Entertainment Centre in 2010. Picture supplied
The Energy Minister has tried to placate wind farm opponents.
Michael Parris
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Competition is going to be tight if this game is anything to go by.
Renee Valentine • 1hr ago
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Watch Magic seal win with stoppage-time goal in opening-round thriller
Arms-Solway Cup at No.1 Sportsground on Sunday (10am).
Josh Callinan
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We have all of your Newcastle and Hunter sport news in one place.
Newsroom
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Wins, losses, wash-outs and results from the weekend of sport | live updates
Tasmania v Queensland at Bellerive Oval on Saturday.
Josh Callinan
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Maisy Gibson. Picture by Brodie Weeding
Robin Zander reflects on Cheap Trick's first Australian tour.
Josh Leeson
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They host Sydney Cricket Club at Townson Oval.
Renee Valentine
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From left, Greater Hunter Coast players Felicity Wharton, Molly Dare, Isabella Bliss, Tilda Pola and Ruby Morrison. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Australia hosts the men's World Cup in 2027 and women's in 2029.
Sage Swinton
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'The players will be taken out of their comfort zones and we want to see how they respond.'
James Gardiner
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The Hunter Wildfires will attend a boot camp this weekend. Picture by Stewart Hazell
Almost 200 residents have been told to find someone else to pump their sewage.
Madeline Link
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Awaba resident Charlene Barnard is one of 200 residents who have been left to find their own pump-out services. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
The Energy Minister has tried to placate wind farm opponents.
Michael Parris
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The councillor attended the 'reckless renewables rally' in Canberra.
Sage Swinton
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The value of the Port of Newcastle's trade dropped substantially last year.
Matthew Kelly
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Port of Newcastle chief executive Craig Carmody. Picture by Marina Neil.
State government bill will prohibit offshore petroleum drilling projects in NSW.
Matthew Kelly
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State government introduces bill to kill-off PEP11 offshore gas project
The Matildas' qualifying hopes for Paris are on the line. Here's what you need to know.
Melanie Dinjaski
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The 27-year-old was engaged to be married this year.
Anna Houlahan
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Jayden Archer died while practicing a motocross trick. Picture Instagram/Jayoarcher
Frequent flyers have until Tuesday to get a big boost to status credits or points.
Akash Arora
Illustration: Getty Images
Emergency crews are working to ensure three fires in Tasmania's Central Highlands do not expand and impact properties.
Maeve Bannister • 2hrs ago
Ground crews and aircraft are trying to control three fires in Tasmania's central highlands. (HANDOUT/TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE)
The Women's World Cup match included in the national archive.
Anna Houlahan
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Dan Sultan, The Matildas and Kylie Minogue were featured among 61,000 additions to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2023. Picture Anna Warr/Instagram/Kylie Minogue/Dan Sultan
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Faith and Elkie are both four-years-old and went to their first live concert on Friday night.
Simon McCarthy
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Robin Zander reflects on Cheap Trick's first Australian tour.
Josh Leeson
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Also, The Jungle Book premieres at The Playhouse in April.
Lisa Rockman
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Hunter Drama's School of Rock hits the Civic Theatre in July. Picture supplied
Karma Kafe and three other Newcastle plays in Upstage.
Jim Kellar
Playwright Carl Caulfield at Goldbergs cafe, the inspiration for his new work, Karma Kafe. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Competition is going to be tight if this game is anything to go by.
Renee Valentine • 1hr ago
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Melbourne proved too strong at Churchill Park in Lautoka.
Max McKinney
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Jackson Hastings played about 55 minutes in Fiji. Picture Newcastle Knights
Arms-Solway Cup at No.1 Sportsground on Sunday (10am).
Josh Callinan
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Griffin Lea previously playing T20 Regional Bash for the Lake Mac Attack. Picture by Max Mason-Hubers
We have all of your Newcastle and Hunter sport news in one place.
Newsroom
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Tasmania v Queensland at Bellerive Oval on Saturday.
Josh Callinan
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Maisy Gibson. Picture by Brodie Weeding
They host Sydney Cricket Club at Townson Oval.
Renee Valentine
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From left, Greater Hunter Coast players Felicity Wharton, Molly Dare, Isabella Bliss, Tilda Pola and Ruby Morrison. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Reykjavik is one of the world's cleanest, most eco-friendly cities.
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This region is turning heads with an ambitious arts scene.
Larissa Dubecki
vic Nicolas Regnier Hero and Leander c. 1625-26 oil on canvas National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1955
A short narrowboat adventure creates indelible holiday memories.
Daniel Scott
Navigating the Thames - and teens - comes with unexpected challenges
Luxury, adventure and natural beauty - Tanna has it all.
Sitthixay Ditthavong
Here's the key to cashing in on your way out.
Mark Dapin
The Big Question: How exactly does the Tourist Refund Scheme work?
A charming Southern Highlands town has sleek new additions.
Danielle Teutsch
Why everyone's talking about the gorgeous NSW town of Bowral right now
Frequent flyers have until Tuesday to get a big boost to status credits or points.
Akash Arora
Going for Qantas Gold status? This is the way to do it
From heart-racing slides to calming spas, this ship has it all.
Lisa Allan
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Off to the Bahamas on NCL's brand-new baby
Australia hosts the men's World Cup in 2027 and women's in 2029.
Sage Swinton
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Almost 200 residents have been told to find someone else to pump their sewage.
Madeline Link
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Awaba resident Charlene Barnard is one of 200 residents who have been left to find their own pump-out services. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Council chief executive says petition organisers have axe to grind.
Donna Page
Jeremy Bath in a council meeting in 2022. Picture by Simone De Peak
Character-filled homestead on acreage close to town and services
Harbourside living with sprawling alfresco entertainment area
Executive apartment in Honeysuckle offers harbourside living at its finest
Unparalleled lifestyle opportunity beckons with lakeside luxury
Luxury meets tranquility in this prestigious custom-built waterfront home
Data reveals Newcastle as the suburb with the most cash buyers.
Jade Lazarevic
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It is just one of three nominations for the local firm.
Jade Lazarevic
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Newcastle's Curious Practice has earned a 2024 New South Wales Architecture Awards nomination for its work on this home in Maryville. Picture Justin Aaron
Stays in one of the suites reportedly costs $38,000 per night.
Jade Lazarevic
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Inside the luxury presidential villa pop star Taylor Swift is reportedly staying in at Sydney's Crown Towers. Picture from Crown Towers
The inner city and lake areas can attract thousands more people if high-rise apartments are built.
Bradley Perrett
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Local shopping streets need development protection.
Bradley Perrett
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Protect the facades, and character, of our old shopping streets
SNOWY HYDRO: Little for Lower Hunter as company smiles all the way to the bank
Phillip O'Neill
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How switch to renewables converts to super profits for savvy companies
'My GP and specialist visits are more than monthly'
Letters to the Editor
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Estimates of 500 attendees from the Hunter seem low.
Editorial
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A lot has changed since Taylor Swift's 2010 Newcastle Entertainment Centre performance. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

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Competition is going to be tight if this game is anything to go by.
Renee Valentine • 1hr ago
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Faith and Elkie are both four-years-old and went to their first live concert on Friday night.
Simon McCarthy
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Cousins Elkie Rowe and Faith Foster's first live show was seeing Taylor Swift rock out in Sydney for her record-breaking Eras tour. Picture supplied
Melbourne proved too strong at Churchill Park in Lautoka.
Max McKinney
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Jackson Hastings played about 55 minutes in Fiji. Picture Newcastle Knights

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Barbie and Oppenheimer are once again the leading nominees for another round of entertainment awards, this time from the Screen Actors Guild.
Jake Coyle • 1hr ago
After two years of resistance, Ukraine's military appears to be outgunned and outnumbered against a more powerful opponent, as it waits for more western aid.
Samya Kullab (associated Press) • 2hrs ago
Ukraine's military campaign to repel a Russian invasion is grinding into a third year. (AP PHOTO)
After two years of defiance since Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine is desperately appealing for more aid to sustain the fight.
Ukraine is about to mark two years of its resistance to Russia's invasion, as it seeks more aid. (AP PHOTO)
Small, guided tours with more time to meet locals and soak up a destination are being embraced by Australian travellers seeking more authentic experiences.
An exclusive tour of Tasmania, Flinders Island, and King Island.
Emma Brown
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The Nut at Stanley. Picture Shutterstock
The Red Cross buddy program supports people across the country.
Allie and Val just clicked from the moment they met. Picture supplied

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The Senior
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied
Fifty per cent of people scanned by a bone bus have osteoporosis.
Eileen Wood
One of the 17 bone buses. Picture supplied

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The Land
Limousin cow reigns supreme, while a Hereford won the bull class.
Helen Decosta and Alexandra Bernard • 2hrs ago
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Lifestyle property Hillview sits in an elevated position 12km from the beach.
Mark Phelps • 2hrs ago
Hillview has about 36 hectares of clear, open fields with productive volcanic soils. Picture supplied
Results from the Highland ring at the 2024 Royal Canberra Show.
Helen Decosta
Supreme Highland exhibit, Lady Grace of Jindabyne withJeanette Rowlings, Highlands Australia, Jacqui Percy and Sarah Vaughn, Jindabyne Highlands, judge Hannah Powe, Goondoola Livestock Cargo and Eliza Babazogli. Photo by Helen De Costa.
Results from the Simmental ring at Canberra Royal 2024.
Alexandra Bernard and Helen Decosta
Exhibitor Samantha Moek, VC Simmentals, Binda, judge Steve Crowley, Stuart Moek, VC Simmentals, Binda, associate judge Nathan Hindmarsh and sponsor Eliza Babazogli with the supreme Simmental exhibit. Photo by Alexandra Bernard.
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The financial arm of Toyota is the subject of a class action claiming it facilitated undisclosed deals to make customers pay higher interest.
Jordan Mulach
A lobby group for electric vehicles has criticised the peak body for car brands in Australia over its claims car prices will rise under a new emissions standard.
William Stopford
Carmakers, lobby groups go to war over cost of emissions standards to new car buyers
The Leon VZ is an underappreciated bit of hot hatch kit. Using the Golf GTI as a base, it adds some spicy Spanish flair to a capable recipe.
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Delta and Porsche have teamed up again to provide passengers a chance to travel to their connecting flights in a Porsche 911 GT3 RS.
Jade Credentino
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The Subaru Solterra has been given a huge price cut in Australia – and it's come before the first cars have even been delivered.
Scott Collie
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