Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Iris blasts 'disgusting' EastEnd vandalism as residents fume

Michael Parris
Updated September 25 2023 - 10:12am, first published 5:00am

Newcastle's inner-city residents group says Iris Capital and City of Newcastle are allowing "unchecked vandalism" of a heritage conservation area earmarked for the final stages of the EastEnd development.

Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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