Land Claims Could Thwart Light Rail Development
The NSW government’s plans for light urban transit in Newcastle could be derailed as a result of land claims submitted by a local indigenous group.
Possibility of Destructive Australian Earthquake “Very Real”
The Earthquake Engineering Society has shaken up Australian beliefs by revealing that a 6.2 magnitude earthquake - the size of New Zealand's destructive 2011 Christchurch earthquake...
Newcastle’s New Height Regulations Lambasted
Newcastle's Christ Church Cathedral will now stand as the height benchmark for NSW's second city under new planning controls.
Australia Sets Record for Solar Heated Steam
Scientists and engineers in Australia have broken new ground in the use of solar energy to generate ultra hot steam for power generation purposes.
Architecture Students to Redesign Newcastle CBD
Masters of Architecture students at the University of Newcastle have been assigned a new project for this semester: re-designing the CBD. With no restrictions in the...