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Fierce battle for the future in NSW’s Upper Hunter

Fierce battle for the future in NSW’s Upper Hunter

A field of 13 candidates is slugging it out for supremacy in the mining and farming community of the Upper Hunter.

  • by Lucy Cormack

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People are asking ‘what’s gone wrong?’: Second scandal weighs on byelection voters

People are asking ‘what’s gone wrong?’: Second scandal weighs on byelection voters

Upper Hunter voters will consider a fresh scandal embroiling a Berejiklian government MP when they head to the polls next week after revelations NSW Disability Services Minister Gareth Ward has been accused of sexual violence allegations.

  • by Lucy Cormack
The three issues to decide NSW byelection – and next federal poll too

The three issues to decide NSW byelection – and next federal poll too

There are many parallels between the NSW Upper Hunter and the concerns of voters in the rest of Australia.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
Hunter coal miners don’t have enough funds for land rehabilitation

Hunter coal miners don’t have enough funds for land rehabilitation

A report by the Australia Institute has found filling in the region’s 23 mine voids would cost between $11.5 billion and $25.3 billion.

  • by Peter Hannam
Egg-beaters are go!
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Egg-beaters are go!

Fowl words in the wind a warning of a ruthless foe.

Government buys out Shenhua coal, curbs Dartbrook and opens up Wollar

Government buys out Shenhua coal, curbs Dartbrook and opens up Wollar

The Berejiklian government shifts gears on coal, paying $100 million to extinguish one mining lease as it put curbs on a mothballed mine and opens up more land near Mudgee.

  • by Peter Hannam
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Call for pantomime of coal politics to end in Upper Hunter

Call for pantomime of coal politics to end in Upper Hunter

There is much at stake at the Upper Hunter May 22 byelection with locals wanting “real talk” about what to do once coal is no longer king.

  • by Peter Hannam
NSW Treasury projects coal industry to decline over the next 40 years
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NSW Treasury projects coal industry to decline over the next 40 years

The downward trend is at odds with rhetoric from candidates vying for votes in the crucial Upper Hunter byelection.

  • by Peter Hannam
‘Dose of reality’: Retail heiress plans to take on coal in byelection

‘Dose of reality’: Retail heiress plans to take on coal in byelection

Tracy Norman, a scion of one of the founders of the Harvey Norman retail empire, will run as an independent in the Upper Hunter.

  • by Peter Hannam
One Nation and Greens name candidates for Upper Hunter byelection

One Nation and Greens name candidates for Upper Hunter byelection

A Singleton pub owner and a local councillor have been named as the latest candidates to join the running for the upcoming byelection in the Upper Hunter.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Voters ‘see through cash splashes’: Berejiklian’s plea for Upper Hunter

Voters ‘see through cash splashes’: Berejiklian’s plea for Upper Hunter

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says the government will not try to buy votes in the must-win byelection in Upper Hunter.

  • by Alexandra Smith