REDHEAD ‘‘mumtrepreneur’’ Jennifer Holland has wooed Brisbane multimillionaire Michael Dempsey to come on board as a major shareholder in her fledgling medical device business and is poised to reap a windfall from distribution deals.
NEARLY 10,000 children in the Hunter New England area at risk of significant harm are missing out on face-to-face checks from child protection caseworkers, despite their highest staffing levels in years.
POLL: Newcastle's ‘great bones’ were the key to transforming the former steel city into one of the world’s great regional cities, former Christchurch, New Zealand mayor Sir Bob Parker said on Sunday.
WICKHAM’S new transport interchange will have two taxi ranks and four drop-off spaces to its north in Station Street, planners say, following criticisms that the key project is shaping up as inadequate and underwhelming.
TRADE unions have stepped up their fight to protect penalty rates for Hunter workers, launching a new pitch in conjunction with survey results which claim majority support for their campaign.