Hunter Water Hunter Hero 2020: Safety first for water and council staff providing frontline community services

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated September 9 2020 - 2:43am, first published March 17 2020 - 6:00pm
Frontline Hunter Water and council workers play it safe as coronavirus pandemic unfolds

Hunter Water and council staff who provide essential services such as garbage collection and wastewater treatment are taking steps to minimise their risk of exposure to Coronavirus.


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.

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