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The bunyip and the big swamp: uncovering the natural wonder we all pass by

Matthew Kelly
Updated January 8 2024 - 2:30pm, first published 12:00pm

Dawn breaks and the vastness of Hexham Swamp awakes from its slumber.

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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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