No regrets: Hunter Jobs Alliance to launch major report into economic change

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
March 3 2021 - 6:00pm
Hunter Jobs Alliance coordinator Warrick Jordan at the former Wangi station. Picture: Simone De Peak

The Hunter's economic transformation is being hindered by a 'culture war' over coal and energy policy, a new discussion paper about structural adjustment in the region argues.

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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.