Clare Bowditch has always been a storyteller. She’s brought joy to music fans with her beautifully crafted songs, won over television audiences with her performance in a hit drama series and connected with countless listeners as a radio show host.


But it was the storie...

Susan Goode understands all too well the benefits that flow from advances in cancer treatments. Not only did she care for her mother-in-law during her battle with the insidious disease, but Susan also heads up the Newcastle organisation considered a global leader in th...

The end of the year is traditionally a time for reflection on the 12 months that have just passed and the milestones that were notched up along the way. But when the clocks tick over at midnight on January 1, 2020, it won’t just signify the start of a new year, but the...

It entertains millions of people around the world with its high-octane thrills, precision passing 
and amazing displays of edge-of-your-seat driving. But when the spectacle of the Newcastle 500 rolls into town this month to wrap up the 2019 Supercars season, there will...

If it wasn’t for the influence of one university professor, Daniel Stoddart might well have been writing this article instead of being its subject. Now an award-winning actor, director, producer and the founder of Hunter Drama, Stoddart had somewhat reluctantly embarke...

Children often dream of running away to the circus. But that fantasy actually became a reality for Jessica Connell at the age of 14 when she joined the renowned Flying Fruit Fly Circus, one of the world’s leading performing arts companies for youth aged eight to 18. Fo...

They toiled tireless hundreds of metres below the ground to haul coal extracted from the region’s rich seams. Now some of the hardest workers in the South Maitland Coalfields will have their contributions to the mining industry honoured, with a life-sized statue of a p...

When singer Shannon Noll headed home to Condobolin at Easter, there were parched, dry paddocks as far as the eye can see. Drought continues to hold its vice-like grip on many parts of Australia including the central western region of New South Wales, with below average...

When it comes to reality television, what you see is truly what you get with Newcastle’s most popular travellers, the Fren family. Well known locally for their family-run German restaurant Oma’s Kitchen, in Watt Street, Newcastle, the Frens were catapulted into the nat...

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