Macca's back - Bruce MacKenzie weighing up tilt at mayoral title

Matthew Kelly
Updated May 18 2024 - 10:31am, first published 5:30am
Bruce MacKenzie working out. Picture Simone DePeak
Bruce MacKenzie working out. Picture Simone DePeak

When Bruce MacKenzie walked away from Port Stephens Council in 2017 after 42 years in local government he promised he wouldn't stay quiet.

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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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