Thursday, August 11, 2016

Child sex abuse royal commission: Newcastle Anglican church ... and other top stories.

  • Child sex abuse royal commission: Newcastle Anglican church ...

    Child sex abuse royal commission: Newcastle Anglican church ...
    Child sex abuse royal commission: Newcastle Anglican church director 'harassed, had home attacked' Updated August 11, 2016 15:41:13 A former police officer brought in to clean up the Anglican church in Newcastle, which had faced years of child sexual abuse allegations, says he has "no doubt" harassing phone calls and attacks on his home were related to his work.Michael Elliott told the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse he was appointed ..
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  • Throwback Thursday: Peter Lewis' view | photos

    The Greek economy faces collapse when it's unable to meet its debt payments.As 2014 draws to a close and Christmas is upon us, polls show Joe Hockey is Australia's most unpopular treasurer. December 23, 2014.Karen Howard becomes the next Liberal candidate for the state seat of Newcastle. December 20, 2014Supporters of the heavy rail to Newcastle continue their fight despite the government's completed termination plans. December 19, 2014The business community object to Newcastle Council's plan to..
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  • Hornery says ban will hurt Hunter

    Hornery says ban will hurt Hunter
    Wallsend MP backs greyhound industry in parliament. Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery.THE Baird government’s decision to ban greyhound racing in NSW would cost the Hunter region $29 million and cost hundreds of jobs, Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery said in parliament on Thursday.On the same day that the government’s bill to ban greyhound racing was introduced to the lower house by the Deputy Premier, Troy Grant, Ms Hornery brought on a debate in parliament after a petition opposing the ban rece..
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  • Books, sins … and fun

    Books, sins … and fun
    Law student revues hit the mark. HIGH COURT FUN: Cast members of Once Upon a Crime at a rehearsal.REVUES staged by law students invariably include characters with the names of members of the legal fraternity, so it’s not surprising that this year’s Newcastle Law Revue, Once Upon a Crime, is built around the actions of a High Court judge called Justice French.While the current chief justice of the High Court of Australia has that name, this one is definitely a fictional character -..
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  • Police investigate bag snatch - Newcastle

    Latest Media Releases Untitled Police investigate bag snatch - NewcastleFriday, 12 August 2016 12:48:02 AM Shortly before 5pm yesterday (Thursday 11 August 2016), a 57-year-old woman was walking home on Shepherds Place, Newcastle west when she was approached from behind by a man. A man grabbed the handbag from the 57-year-old woman and tried to pull it away from her. As a result the woman fell to the ground, hitting her head. The man was last seen on foot heading towards Newcastle foreshor..
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  • Hunter's Garage Sale Trail

    Hunter's Garage Sale Trail
    Seeing the humble garage sale as a way to live sustainably. NEW AGAIN: Hunter mayors Wayne Bedggood, John Martin, Nuatali Nelmes, Peter Blackmore and Bob Pynsent promoting the Garage Sale Trail. Picture: PERRY DUFFINThe Hunter Region’s mayors have gathered to officially launch the Garage Sale Trail initiative. Maitland, Newcastle, Cessnock and Port Stephens councils are among the nine participating in the Hunter. The program aims to drive down rates of waste in local government ar..
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  • Ausgrid: Treasurer Scott Morrison shuts China out of electricity grid

    Ausgrid: Treasurer Scott Morrison shuts China out of electricity grid
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  • New Olympic star Kyle 'did OK' at school swimming carnival

    New Olympic star Kyle 'did OK' at school swimming carnival
    Kyle Chalmers decision to opt for swimming over an Australian Rules football career New Olympic star Kyle ‘did OK’ at school swimming carnival Gold medalist Kyle Chalmers of Australia poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Freestyle Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Clive Rose/Getty ImagesKyle Chalmers at Rio 2016. Pic: Getty ImagesCameron McAvoy (L) c..
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  • Crossing among least safe

    Crossing among least safe
    WORKS at Beaumont Street level crossing, listed among the state's most dangerous. CROSSING OFF: The level crossing on Beaumont Street is being fitted with new vehicle boom gates, four pedestrian mazes and CCTV, after years of being considered one of the most dangerous crossings in NSW. Picture: Marina NeilWORK this week on the level crossing at Hamilton railway station is designed to make it safer, but for years the busy crossing was listed among the most dangerous in NSW.A 2009 s..
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  • Wantaway Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko hoping for Real ...

    Wantaway Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko hoping for Real ...
    The France midfielder's stock rose after some impressive performances at Euro 2016 and has stated he does not want to remain at St James' Park and play in the Sky Bet Championship. The club are yet to receive what they consider as an acceptable offer for Sissoko and it has been reported that he may even feature for Rafael Benitez's side against Huddersfield this weekend. But the 26-year-old clearly has his heart set on a move away from Tyneside in the ..
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