'It's so bloody frustrating': more delays for Newcastle Post Office restoration

Matthew Kelly
December 11 2023 - 4:30pm

The timeline to restore Newcastle's historic former post office building has blown out yet again, with owner Jerry Schwartz expressing his frustration with the time taken to prepare a series of specialist reports required to obtain a construction certificate.

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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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