Government responds to FOI request about Port of Newcastle container terminal funding package with 160 pages of redacted information

Matthew Kelly
Updated August 30 2022 - 2:30pm, first published August 29 2022 - 7:00pm

The federal government has been accused of erecting a wall of secrecy around the details of a $250million Port of Newcastle container terminal funding package.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


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.

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