Grattan Institute report says the Hunter has an historic opportunity to become part of a multi-billion dollar export-focused manufacturing sector.

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
May 10 2020 - 7:30pm
Vision: The Grattan Institute says the Hunter has the potential to become part of a multi-billion dollar export-focused manufacturing sector. Picture: Brendan Esposito

"The Hunter region deserves a better strategy than just hoping that demand for coal will continue Indefinitely," Mr Wood said.

- Tony Wood, Grattan Institute

Regions such as the Hunter had an historic opportunity to become part of a multi-billion dollar export-focused manufacturing sector based on their access to renewable energy, a Grattan Institute report has found.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

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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