Newcastle musicians fight to protect city's entertainment venues

Helen Gregory
Updated January 17 2018 - 10:12am, first published 9:00am
Take a stand: Grant Walmsley, formerly of The Screaming Jets,  said responsibility for noise mitigation should fall to developers of new apartments, not established music venues. Picture: Craig Wilson, Swamphouse Photography.
Take a stand: Grant Walmsley, formerly of The Screaming Jets, said responsibility for noise mitigation should fall to developers of new apartments, not established music venues. Picture: Craig Wilson, Swamphouse Photography.

NEWCASTLE musicians and music fans have reached a “pivotal moment” in the push to preserve the city’s live entertainment venues – and been issued with a “call to arms” to join the voices demanding change.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting.

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