Federal energy minister Chris Bowen to launch Hunter Offshore Wind project consultation in Newcastle

Matthew Kelly
Updated February 23 2023 - 2:23pm, first published 5:30am
See where the Hunter's offshore project will be built
See where the Hunter's offshore project will be built

The federal government will announce plans for the creation of one of Australia's largest clean energy projects off the Hunter's coast on Thursday.

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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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