Newcastle Herald
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Jerry Schwartz considers his proposal for the former Newcastle Post Office building to be an opportunity to give back to the Hunter Region

Matthew Kelly
July 6 2018 - 9:00pm

Hotel magnate Jerry Schwartz readily admits his proposal for the former Newcastle Post Office isn’t motivated by a desire for a multi-million-dollar return on his investment. 

Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.