Approval for City of Newcastle budget 2022/23 but council's spending questioned by Independent John Church

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated June 29 2022 - 10:37pm, first published 8:30pm
OPPOSITION: Independent Newcastle councillor John Church was critical of the council's rate rise and spending decisions in the adopted budget. Picture: Simone De Peak

Newcastle council's record budget has been given the final tick, but not without questions over productivity and infrastructure backlog spending from the city's Independent councillor.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
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.