Federal budget 2021: Government to invest $66million into upgrading Newcastle Airport's runway to international standard

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated May 7 2021 - 3:37am, first published May 6 2021 - 7:30pm
Newcastle Airport runway to be upgraded to international standard

The federal government will invest $66 million into upgrading Newcastle Airport's runway to international standard in next Tuesday's budget.

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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.