Newcastle News

Striking Multi-Arts Centre to become a cultural landmark in Lake Mac  by Kian West

A striking $2 million Multi-Arts Space featuring spectacular waterfront vistas will become a new focal point for arts and culture in Lake Macquarie.

A panel of expert judges today selected University of Newcastle undergraduate student Samantha Bailey’s concept design from a short-list of five for the new Speers Point Park facility. 

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Share your ideas to create a vibrant nightlife in Lake Macquarie by Kian West

“We’re talking about more than just pubs and clubs – this could be anything taking place from early evening to late at night, including sport and exercise activities, night time markets or events, cinema under the stars, live music performances, late-night shopping experiences and more.”

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Have an all-ages friendly event in mind? check out MusicNSW Grants. by Kian West

Currently taking submissions until September 20th at 5pm, MusicNSW are offering grants of up to $5,000. Newcastle has a long history of all-ages events, but currently they don't seem to be as present as many people would want them. Here is an opportunity for smart young locals to win some cash and produce an event. 

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The Future is Now: Smart Bench Bringing Power to the People by Brooke Tunbridge

A solar-powered smart bench has been installed on the Warners Bay foreshore. It features wireless recharging for compatible phones, multiple USB ports and the future capacity to act as a WiFi hotspot.

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