City of Newcastle turns to Valuer General after rejecting Transport for NSW offer for land to build Newcastle Inner City Bypass

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated May 25 2022 - 2:36am, first published May 24 2022 - 7:00pm
A concept image of the Rankin Park to Jesmond - Newcastle Inner City Bypass. Picture: Transport for NSW

Newcastle council has rejected an offer from the state government for community land needed for the Newcastle Inner City Bypass that was almost $800,000 lower than a valuation.


Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton


Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.