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Newcastle lord mayor Nuatali Nelmes makes plea for NSW government to fix costly regional or metropolitan classification confusion

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated June 28 2022 - 11:16pm, first published 9:00pm
ELIGIBILITY: Lord mayor Nuatali Nelmes has called on the NSW Local Government Minister to address the city's classification issue.

A lack of action to correct an "inconsistent" state government classification is continually cutting Newcastle out of funding opportunities and has prompted the lord mayor to again call for the issue to be addressed.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

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.

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