In Depth

Gloucester finding optimism in industry diversity as Yancoal mines wind down

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By Ethan Hamilton
Updated May 14 2022 - 3:54pm, first published May 13 2022 - 7:30pm
Third generation dairy farmer Chris Maslen. Picture: Simone De Peak

AS COAL mines along the Bucketts Way wind down, taking jobs and economic benefits with them, residents in the Upper Hunter town of Gloucester are "excited" about the potential of other industries in the area.

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Ethan Hamilton

Journalist

Ethan Hamilton started as a digital/ print journalist with the Newcastle Herald in 2021 after interning with ACM's Voice of Real Australia/ Forgotten River podcast. Ethan is from a small town in the Upper Hunter and has lived in Newcastle since beginning university in 2017. He has a passion for community storytelling and being part of the region's future.