A fast train from Newcastle to Sydney could help the Hunter's economic transition

The former prime minister spoke up this week, calling for a fast train between Sydney and Newcastle.

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Hotel mogul launches solar farm in coal country

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Billions of dollars worth of large-scale renewable energy are in the pipeline across the Hunter

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What's the plan for Mudgee for the coming decades?

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Loss of well paid jobs poses the greatest threat to a collaborative and 'just' transition

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Councils push to loosen mining industry's grip on Hunter land

HUNTER councils have called for federal and state government support to unlock mining land across the region for residential and commercial development.

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The Port of Newcastle one of many groups calling for a Hunter plan to deal with climate change

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Region's mines face global 'headwinds' over the next two years, says Office of the Chief Economist forecast

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Lack of government leadership is the biggest issue as the region transitions away from coal

Energy Minister Angus Taylor's Liddell taskforce told Singleton 'comfortable' with Liddell closure plans.

LACK of government leadership is the biggest issue facing the Hunter in the lead-up to the closure of Liddell power station and as the region transitions away from coal, Hunter councils have told a federal/state Liddell taskforce.

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Hunter councils have told a federal/state taskforce it's time for governments to lead transition from coal

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