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  • It's not a milestone we wanted to see, but a record 46 lives were lost to Covid statewide in the past 24 hours, taking the NSW toll to more than 1000 since the pandemic began. Among those 46 deaths are 3 from the local region - Covid update - Friday 21st January 2022 It's not a milestone we wanted to see, but a record 46 lives were lost to Covid statewide in the past 24 hours, taking the NSW toll to more than 1000 since the pandemic began. Among those 46 deaths are 3 from the local region - ... more
  • Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 92 (down 8 since yesterday). Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 5 (down 1 since yesterday). Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2781 (down 82 since yesterday). Covid update - Thursday 20th January 2022 Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 92 (down 8 since yesterday). Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 5 (down 1 since yesterday). Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2781 (down 82 since yesterday). ... more
  • Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 100 (down 8 since yesterday). Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 6 (down 1 since yesterday). Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2863 (up 13 since yesterday) Covid update - Wednesday 19th January 2022 Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 100 (down 8 since yesterday). Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 6 (down 1 since yesterday). Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2863 (up 13 since yesterday) ... more
  • The 2022 Regional Seniors Travel Card is now available and this year it's available to those on a disability pension as well (if you're of aged pension age). The $250 prepaid $250 travel card for Lake Mac seniors available now 18th January 2022 The 2022 Regional Seniors Travel Card is now available and this year it's available to those on a disability pension as well (if you're of aged pension age). The $250 prepaid ... more
  • Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 108 (down 3 since yesterday). Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 7 (down 1 since yesterday). Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2850 (up 74 since yesterday) Covid patients in NSW ICU: 209 Covid update - Tuesday 18th January 2022 Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 108 (down 3 since yesterday). Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 7 (down 1 since yesterday). Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2850 (up 74 since yesterday) Covid patients in NSW ICU: 209 ... more
  • Just a heads-up that thieves are again targeting cars in parts of the local area at night. While cars in Arcadia Vale, Dora Creek and Carey Bay were hit last night, other areas were targeted on previous nights with cash, coins, wallets Thieves targeting parked cars for valuables 18th January 2022 Just a heads-up that thieves are again targeting cars in parts of the local area at night. While cars in Arcadia Vale, Dora Creek and Carey Bay were hit last night, other areas were targeted on previous nights with cash, coins, wallets ... more
  • Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 111 (down 5 since yesterday) Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 8 (up 1 since yesterday) Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2776 (up 116 since yesterday) Covid patients in NSW ICU: 203 (up 12 since yesterday) Covid update - Monday 17th January 2022 Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 111 (down 5 since yesterday) Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 8 (up 1 since yesterday) Covid patients currently in NSW hospitals: 2776 (up 116 since yesterday) Covid patients in NSW ICU: 203 (up 12 since yesterday) ... more
  • I’m currently seeking nominations for Lake Macquarie's Local Woman of Year award which will be announced on International Women's Day in March. I’ve recognised Nominations open for local Woman of the Year Award 17th January 2022 I’m currently seeking nominations for Lake Macquarie's Local Woman of Year award which will be announced on International Women's Day in March. I’ve recognised ... more
  • Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 116 (no change since yesterday) Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 7 (no change since yesterday) New cases in Hunter Health district since yesterday: 1775 Covid update: Sunday 16th January 2022 Covid patients currently in Hunter Health district hospitals: 116 (no change since yesterday) Covid patients in Hunter ICU: 7 (no change since yesterday) New cases in Hunter Health district since yesterday: 1775 ... more
  • Please be aware that Hunter-New England Health is no longer providing a daily breakdown of new cases by LGA. With the centralisation of rapid antigen reporting at a state level, our local case numbers are no longer Covid update - Saturday 15th January 2022 Please be aware that Hunter-New England Health is no longer providing a daily breakdown of new cases by LGA. With the centralisation of rapid antigen reporting at a state level, our local case numbers are no longer ... more
  • In the 24 hours to 8pm last night: 438 new cases in Lake Macquarie; 1554 new cases in the Hunter-New England Health district; 1049 new cases in the Hunter Region. Covid update - Friday 14th January 2022 In the 24 hours to 8pm last night: 438 new cases in Lake Macquarie; 1554 new cases in the Hunter-New England Health district; 1049 new cases in the Hunter Region. ... more
  • As expected, case numbers have climbed significantly today as people are retrospectively registering cases confirmed by Rapid Antigen Tests since January 1. The bulk of those cases occurred in the first week of the year, but I expect numbers to remain high Covid update - Thursday 13th January 2022 As expected, case numbers have climbed significantly today as people are retrospectively registering cases confirmed by Rapid Antigen Tests since January 1. The bulk of those cases occurred in the first week of the year, but I expect numbers to remain high ... more
  • 3410 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 680 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 2650 new cases. We now have 27,168 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Wednesday 12th January 2022 3410 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 680 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 2650 new cases. We now have 27,168 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • People who have tested positive to Covid in the past few weeks via a Rapid Antigen Test (and not a PCR test) can now register their result through Service NSW. If you have the Service NSW app on your phone, How to register your positive rapid antigen test (RAT) 12th January 2022 People who have tested positive to Covid in the past few weeks via a Rapid Antigen Test (and not a PCR test) can now register their result through Service NSW. If you have the Service NSW app on your phone, ... more
  • I've had a lot of inquiries from people asking about problems with phone, internet and mobile services in the Toronto, Argenton, Edgeworth, Dora Creek, Blackalls Park Update on phone service outage 12th January 2022 I've had a lot of inquiries from people asking about problems with phone, internet and mobile services in the Toronto, Argenton, Edgeworth, Dora Creek, Blackalls Park ... more
  • 1661 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 342 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1354 new cases. We now have 24,146 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Tuesday 11th January 2022 1661 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 342 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1354 new cases. We now have 24,146 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 1115 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 284 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 881 new cases. We now have 22,486 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Monday 10th January 2022 1115 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 284 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 881 new cases. We now have 22,486 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 2527 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 472 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1912 new cases. We now have 21,823 active cases in the health district. Covid update: Sunday 9th January 2022 2527 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 472 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1912 new cases. We now have 21,823 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 4432 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 904 in Lake Macquarie. Another death has been reported in the Newcastle area (a woman aged in her 70s). Covid update - Saturday 8th January 2022 4432 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 904 in Lake Macquarie. Another death has been reported in the Newcastle area (a woman aged in her 70s). ... more
  • 2430 new cases and two more deaths have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 563 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1772 new cases. We now have 18,821 active cases Covid update - Friday 7th January 2022 2430 new cases and two more deaths have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 563 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1772 new cases. We now have 18,821 active cases ... more
  • As expected, the Government has announced some new rules which will come into effect from midnight tonight. Below is a summary of those changes, but I do not yet have any further details Government announces new Covid safety measures 7th January 2022 As expected, the Government has announced some new rules which will come into effect from midnight tonight. Below is a summary of those changes, but I do not yet have any further details ... more
  • 3424 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 866 in Lake Macquarie. Sadly, a man and a woman both in their 60s from the Lake Macquarie area have died at John Hunter Hospital. Covid update - Thursday 6th January 2022 3424 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 866 in Lake Macquarie. Sadly, a man and a woman both in their 60s from the Lake Macquarie area have died at John Hunter Hospital. ... more
  • 2961 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 684 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 2353 new cases. We now have 11,422 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Wednesday 5th January 2022 2961 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 684 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 2353 new cases. We now have 11,422 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 1689 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 347 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1463 new cases. We now have 8675 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Tuesday 4th January 2022 1689 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 347 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1463 new cases. We now have 8675 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 1612 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 342 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1331 new cases. We now have 8208 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Monday 3rd January 2022 1612 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 342 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1331 new cases. We now have 8208 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 1,342 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 339 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1,159 new cases. We now have 7,005 active cases in the health district. Covid update: Sunday 2nd January 2022 1,342 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 339 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 1,159 new cases. We now have 7,005 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • Happy New Year everyone! Here’s hoping 2022 is the year we finally get our lives back to normal. Here’s todays update. There were 1811 new cases in the health district with 425 in Lake Macquarie. Covid update - Saturday 1st January 2022 Happy New Year everyone! Here’s hoping 2022 is the year we finally get our lives back to normal. Here’s todays update. There were 1811 new cases in the health district with 425 in Lake Macquarie. ... more
  • Well the public holiday lag has caught up in today’s figures - 1983 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district, including 480 in Lake Macquarie. Covid update - Friday 31st December 2021 Well the public holiday lag has caught up in today’s figures - 1983 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district, including 480 in Lake Macquarie. ... more
  • 708 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 194 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 602 new cases. We now have 8159 active cases in the health district. Covid update - Thursday 30th December 2021 708 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 194 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 602 new cases. We now have 8159 active cases in the health district. ... more
  • 775 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 187 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 650 new cases. Statewide: 11,201 new cases, and three more deaths. Covid update - Wednesday 29th December 2021 775 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 187 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 650 new cases. Statewide: 11,201 new cases, and three more deaths. ... more
  • 409 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 126 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 316 new cases. Statewide: 6062 new cases, and one more death. Covid update - Tuesday 28th December 2021 409 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 126 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 316 new cases. Statewide: 6062 new cases, and one more death. ... more
  • 579 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 200 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 513 new cases. Statewide: 6324 new cases, and three more deaths. Covid update: Monday 27th December 2021 579 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 200 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 513 new cases. Statewide: 6324 new cases, and three more deaths. ... more
  • 510 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 188 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 414 new cases. Statewide: 6394 new cases Covid update: Sunday 26th December 2021 510 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 188 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 414 new cases. Statewide: 6394 new cases ... more
  • Merry Christmas everyone! Here's today's Covid update. Please remember that my staff and I are spending some time with family and won't be able to respond to questions today. Covid update - Saturday 25th December 2021 Merry Christmas everyone! Here's today's Covid update. Please remember that my staff and I are spending some time with family and won't be able to respond to questions today. ... more
  • 592 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 175 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 534 new cases. Statewide: 5,612 new cases. Covid update - Friday 24th December 2021 592 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 175 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 534 new cases. Statewide: 5,612 new cases. ... more
  • There will be extended road closures in the local area tonight to allow for Santa’s anticipated sleigh landings.I’ve been advised that this year’s visit may be earlier than usual because of adverse weather Emergency road closures for Santa 24th December 2021 There will be extended road closures in the local area tonight to allow for Santa’s anticipated sleigh landings.I’ve been advised that this year’s visit may be earlier than usual because of adverse weather ... more
  • UPDATED RULES IN NSW - 23 DECEMBER 2021. The Premier has announced:Masks are mandated indoors from midnight tonight; Limit mingling where possible; Working Changes to Covid restrictions 23rd December 2021 UPDATED RULES IN NSW - 23 DECEMBER 2021. The Premier has announced:Masks are mandated indoors from midnight tonight; Limit mingling where possible; Working ... more
  • 976 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 316 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 933 new cases. Statewide: 5,715 new cases. Covid update - Thursday 23rd December 2021 976 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 316 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 933 new cases. Statewide: 5,715 new cases. ... more
  • 623 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 208 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 592 new cases. Statewide: 3,763 new cases. Covid update - Wednesday 22nd December 2021 623 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 208 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 592 new cases. Statewide: 3,763 new cases. ... more
  • 820 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 254 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 804 new cases. Statewide: 3057 new cases. Covid update - Tuesday 21st December 2021 820 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 254 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 804 new cases. Statewide: 3057 new cases. ... more
  • 660 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 220 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 651 new cases. Statewide: 2501 new cases. Covid update - Monday 20th December 2021 660 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 220 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 651 new cases. Statewide: 2501 new cases. ... more
  • 712 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 176 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 691 new cases. Statewide: 2566 new cases. Covid update: Sunday 19th December 2021 712 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 176 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 691 new cases. Statewide: 2566 new cases. ... more
  • There were 899 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 265 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 868 new cases. Covid update - Saturday 18th December 2021 There were 899 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 265 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 868 new cases. ... more
  • There were 674 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 190 in Lake Macquarie.Hunter Region: 640 new cases. Covid update - Friday 17th December 2021 There were 674 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 190 in Lake Macquarie.Hunter Region: 640 new cases. ... more
  • The 2022 SENIORS CARD DIRECTORY is out now and I have plenty of free copies available in my Toronto electorate office (92 Victory Pde, Toronto). If you're passing 2022 Seniors Card directory now available 16th December 2021 The 2022 SENIORS CARD DIRECTORY is out now and I have plenty of free copies available in my Toronto electorate office (92 Victory Pde, Toronto). If you're passing ... more
  • There were 633 new cases recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 213 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 615 new cases. Covid update - Thursday 16th December 2021 There were 633 new cases recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 213 in Lake Macquarie. Hunter Region: 615 new cases. ... more
  • We're likely to see another increase in case numbers today following the new clusters in Newcastle. I've put together a few links below which cover the most frequently asked questions. Covid outbreak - FAQs 15th December 2021 We're likely to see another increase in case numbers today following the new clusters in Newcastle. I've put together a few links below which cover the most frequently asked questions. ... more
  • The BAD news is that 424 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 76 in Lake Macquarie. The GOOD news is that our hospitalisation and death rates are relatively low Covid update - Wednesday 15th December 2021 The BAD news is that 424 new cases have been recorded in the Hunter Health district over the past 24 hours, including 76 in Lake Macquarie. The GOOD news is that our hospitalisation and death rates are relatively low ... more
  • The 2022 SENIORS CARD DIRECTORY is out now and I have plenty of free copies available in my Toronto electorate office (92 Victory Pde, Toronto).
Seniors Card Directory now available 15th December 2021 The 2022 SENIORS CARD DIRECTORY is out now and I have plenty of free copies available in my Toronto electorate office (92 Victory Pde, Toronto). ... more
  • Argyle House nightclub in Newcastle, Finnegan's Hotel in Newcastle and the University of Newcastle Medical Ball are all close contact exposure sites. Hunter Health has provided the following advice for each of those venues:
Close contact exposure sites 14th December 2021 Argyle House nightclub in Newcastle, Finnegan's Hotel in Newcastle and the University of Newcastle Medical Ball are all close contact exposure sites. Hunter Health has provided the following advice for each of those venues: ... more
  • UPDATE: NSW Health has confirmed that the number of cases now linked to Argyle House is 84, up from 24 reported this morning. These new cases will be reported in Covid update - Monday 13th December 2021 UPDATE: NSW Health has confirmed that the number of cases now linked to Argyle House is 84, up from 24 reported this morning. These new cases will be reported in ... more
  • Just 1 new case in Lake Macquarie today. (Please note that Hunter Health is no longer providing the suburb locations of new cases as they Covid update: Sunday 12th December 2021 Just 1 new case in Lake Macquarie today. (Please note that Hunter Health is no longer providing the suburb locations of new cases as they ... more
  • Two new cases in Lake Macquarie today. Lower Hunter: 2 new cases. Hunter health district: 19 new cases. Statewide: 560 new cases. Of the Covid update - Saturday 11th December 2021 Two new cases in Lake Macquarie today. Lower Hunter: 2 new cases. Hunter health district: 19 new cases. Statewide: 560 new cases. Of the ... more
  • Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie today. Statewide: 516 new cases, which is another significant rise on the previous day. Despite that, hospitalisation numbers Covid update - Friday 10th December 2021 Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie today. Statewide: 516 new cases, which is another significant rise on the previous day. Despite that, hospitalisation numbers ... more
  • Two new cases in Lake Macquarie today, but we now have no people in hospital being treated for Covid. Lower Hunter: 6 new cases. Hunter health district: 13 new Covid update - Thursday 9th December 2021 Two new cases in Lake Macquarie today, but we now have no people in hospital being treated for Covid. Lower Hunter: 6 new cases. Hunter health district: 13 new ... more
  • No new cases in Lake Macquarie today. There are now 34 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in NSW. None of those cases have required hospitalisation. Of the Covid update - Wednesday 8th December 2021 No new cases in Lake Macquarie today. There are now 34 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in NSW. None of those cases have required hospitalisation. Of the ... more
  • We've done pretty well out of the latest round of 'Resources for Regions' funding, with about $1.4m coming our way for a range of local projects. The State scheme $1.4m secured for local projects 7th December 2021 We've done pretty well out of the latest round of 'Resources for Regions' funding, with about $1.4m coming our way for a range of local projects. The State scheme ... more
  • Two new cases in Lake Macquarie today, but in great news, there is now only one person being treated in local hospitals for Covid, and none in ICU. Lower Hunter four Covid update - Tuesday 7th December 2021 Two new cases in Lake Macquarie today, but in great news, there is now only one person being treated in local hospitals for Covid, and none in ICU. Lower Hunter four ... more
  • Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie again today. Lower Hunter: 4 new cases. Hunter health district: 5 new cases. Statewide: 208 new cases. Covid update - Monday 6th December 2021 Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie again today. Lower Hunter: 4 new cases. Hunter health district: 5 new cases. Statewide: 208 new cases. ... more
  • Just 1 new case in Lake Macquarie today. Lower Hunter: 7 new cases. Hunter health district: 12 new cases. Statewide: 325 new cases which Covid update - Saturday 4th December 2021 Just 1 new case in Lake Macquarie today. Lower Hunter: 7 new cases. Hunter health district: 12 new cases. Statewide: 325 new cases which ... more
  • Just 1 new case in Lake Macquarie today. There were 337 new cases recorded statewide which is the biggest jump in more than six weeks. Of the new cases in the Covid update - Friday 3rd December 2021 Just 1 new case in Lake Macquarie today. There were 337 new cases recorded statewide which is the biggest jump in more than six weeks. Of the new cases in the ... more
  • Another Donut Day in Lake Macquarie - zero cases in the past 24 hours. Lower Hunter: 2 new cases. Hunter health district: 10 new cases. Statewide: 271 new cases. Covid update - Thursday 2nd December 2021 Another Donut Day in Lake Macquarie - zero cases in the past 24 hours. Lower Hunter: 2 new cases. Hunter health district: 10 new cases. Statewide: 271 new cases. ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 4 new cases. Lower Hunter: 5 new cases Hunter health district: 10 new cases. Statewide: 251 new cases. Of the new local cases, four are in Lake Macquarie Covid update - Wednesday 1st December 2021 Lake Macquarie: 4 new cases. Lower Hunter: 5 new cases Hunter health district: 10 new cases. Statewide: 251 new cases. Of the new local cases, four are in Lake Macquarie ... more
  • The 2022 Legal Aid diary for seniors is out now and I have plenty of free copies available for those who want one. The Legal Aid diary is full of handy information for seniors along with advice on everything from retirement villages and tenants' 2022 diary for seniors now available free at my office 30th November 2021 The 2022 Legal Aid diary for seniors is out now and I have plenty of free copies available for those who want one. The Legal Aid diary is full of handy information for seniors along with advice on everything from retirement villages and tenants' ... more
  • It's a DONUT DAY in Lake Macquarie today. Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie and the rest of the Lower Hunter region. Hunter health district: 10 new cases (all linked). Statewide: 179 new cases. Covid update - Tuesday 30th November 2021 It's a DONUT DAY in Lake Macquarie today. Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie and the rest of the Lower Hunter region. Hunter health district: 10 new cases (all linked). Statewide: 179 new cases. ... more
  • There were two new cases in Lake Macquarie over the past 24 hours. Hunter Region: 4 new cases. Hunter health district: 10 new cases. Statewide: 150 new cases but no deaths for the fifth day in a row. Covid update - Monday 29th November 2021 There were two new cases in Lake Macquarie over the past 24 hours. Hunter Region: 4 new cases. Hunter health district: 10 new cases. Statewide: 150 new cases but no deaths for the fifth day in a row. ... more
  • No new cases in Lake Macquarie today! Hunter Region: 5 new cases. Hunter health district: 15 new cases. Statewide: 185 new cases. Of the new cases in the health district Covid update - Sunday 28th November 2021 No new cases in Lake Macquarie today! Hunter Region: 5 new cases. Hunter health district: 15 new cases. Statewide: 185 new cases. Of the new cases in the health district ... more
  • Just a reminder that every adult in NSW is now entitled to two more Dine and Discover vouchers (one more $25 Dine, one more $25 Discover). This brings the Get your new Dine and Discover vouchers 28th November 2021 Just a reminder that every adult in NSW is now entitled to two more Dine and Discover vouchers (one more $25 Dine, one more $25 Discover). This brings the ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 6 new cases. Hunter Region: 15 new cases. Hunter health district: 21 new cases. Statewide: 235 new cases. Of the new local Covid update - Saturday 27th November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 6 new cases. Hunter Region: 15 new cases. Hunter health district: 21 new cases. Statewide: 235 new cases. Of the new local ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 3 new cases. Hunter Region: 5 new cases. Hunter health district: 15 new cases. Statewide: 261 new cases. Of the new local
Covid update: Friday 26th November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 3 new cases. Hunter Region: 5 new cases. Hunter health district: 15 new cases. Statewide: 261 new cases. Of the new local ... more
  • The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill for the terminally ill has now completely passed the lower house and will go to the upper house in February. Lower House passes assisted dying bill for the terminally ill 26th November 2021 The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill for the terminally ill has now completely passed the lower house and will go to the upper house in February. ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 11 new cases. (Again, almost all of these cases are linked to a school outbreak which is contained). Hunter Region: 20 new cases. Hunter health Covid update - Thursday 25th November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 11 new cases. (Again, almost all of these cases are linked to a school outbreak which is contained). Hunter Region: 20 new cases. Hunter health ... more
  • The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has just passed through the Parliament’s Lower House by 53 votes to 36. This is fantastic news! Voluntary Assisted dying bill clears first hurdle 25th November 2021 The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has just passed through the Parliament’s Lower House by 53 votes to 36. This is fantastic news! ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 9 new cases. (Almost all of these cases are linked to a school outbreak which is contained). Hunter Region: 10 new cases. Hunter health district: 22 Covid update - Wednesday 24th November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 9 new cases. (Almost all of these cases are linked to a school outbreak which is contained). Hunter Region: 10 new cases. Hunter health district: 22 ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 4 new cases. Hunter Region: 10 new cases. Hunter health district: 16 new cases. Statewide: 173 new cases. Of the new local cases, four are from Lake Covid update - Tuesday 23rd November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 4 new cases. Hunter Region: 10 new cases. Hunter health district: 16 new cases. Statewide: 173 new cases. Of the new local cases, four are from Lake ... more
  • Just a quick update on plans to widen the single-lane sections of Hillsborough Rd and install traffic lights at the Crockett St and Chadwick St intersections. You'd remember Update on Hillsborough Rd widening plan 23rd November 2021 Just a quick update on plans to widen the single-lane sections of Hillsborough Rd and install traffic lights at the Crockett St and Chadwick St intersections. You'd remember ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 2 new cases. Hunter Region: 10 new cases. Hunter health district: 30 new cases. Statewide: 180 new cases. Of the new local cases, seven are from the Newcastle LGA Covid update - Monday 22nd November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 2 new cases. Hunter Region: 10 new cases. Hunter health district: 30 new cases. Statewide: 180 new cases. Of the new local cases, seven are from the Newcastle LGA ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 2 new cases. Hunter Region: 16 new cases. Hunter health district: 32 new cases. Statewide: 176 new cases. Of the new local cases, 10 are from Newcastle Covid update - Sunday 21st November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 2 new cases. Hunter Region: 16 new cases. Hunter health district: 32 new cases. Statewide: 176 new cases. Of the new local cases, 10 are from Newcastle ... more
  • Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie today! Hunter Region: 7 new cases. Hunter health district: 28 new cases. Statewide: 182 new cases. No deaths recorded statewide over the past 24 hours. Covid update: Saturday 20th November 2021 Zero new cases in Lake Macquarie today! Hunter Region: 7 new cases. Hunter health district: 28 new cases. Statewide: 182 new cases. No deaths recorded statewide over the past 24 hours. ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: Just 1 new case. Hunter Region: 3 new cases. Hunter health district: 40 new cases. Statewide: 216 new cases. Of the new local cases, just Covid update - Friday 19th November 2021 Lake Macquarie: Just 1 new case. Hunter Region: 3 new cases. Hunter health district: 40 new cases. Statewide: 216 new cases. Of the new local cases, just ... more
  • Lake Macquarie: 3 new cases. Hunter Region: 16 new cases. Hunter health district: 53 new cases. Statewide: 262 new cases. Case numbers up for the third day running, Covid update - Thursday 18th November 2021 Lake Macquarie: 3 new cases. Hunter Region: 16 new cases. Hunter health district: 53 new cases. Statewide: 262 new cases. Case numbers up for the third day running, ... more
  • There were 231 new cases reported statewide in the 24 hours to 8pm last night including 44 in the Hunter-New England Area Health district. Just 17 of those were Covid update - Wednesday 17th November 2021 There were 231 new cases reported statewide in the 24 hours to 8pm last night including 44 in the Hunter-New England Area Health district. Just 17 of those were ... more
  • There were 212 new cases reported statewide in the 24 hours to 8pm last night with 54 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just Covid update - Tuesday 16th November 2021 There were 212 new cases reported statewide in the 24 hours to 8pm last night with 54 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just ... more
  • There were 165 new cases reported statewide in the 24 hours to 8pm last night with 44 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 17 Covid update - Monday 15th November 2021 There were 165 new cases reported statewide in the 24 hours to 8pm last night with 44 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 17 ... more
  • There were 42 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 11 are in the Hunter Region with 3 in Lake Covid update: Sunday 14th November 2021 There were 42 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 11 are in the Hunter Region with 3 in Lake ... more
  • For the first time since August, there were no deaths recorded statewide over the past 24 hours. There were 250 new cases reported statewide in Covid update - Saturday 13th November 2021 For the first time since August, there were no deaths recorded statewide over the past 24 hours. There were 250 new cases reported statewide in ... more
  • There were 286 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 57 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, Covid update - Friday 12th November 2021 There were 286 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 57 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, ... more
  • There were 261 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 60 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 14 are in the Covid update - Thursday 11th November 2021 There were 261 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 60 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 14 are in the ... more
  • I remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom - more than 100,000 Australians who have died while serving in our armed forces. I remember those who We will remember them 11th November 2021 I remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom - more than 100,000 Australians who have died while serving in our armed forces. I remember those who ... more
  • Our Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill was publicly backed by 30 peak organisations today including NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, Australian Paramedics Association Assisted dying bill backed by 30 peak health groups 10th November 2021 Our Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill was publicly backed by 30 peak organisations today including NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association, Australian Paramedics Association ... more
  • Congratulations Lake Macquarie, our double vaccination rate for all people aged 16+ has just hit 95%. It's an extraordinary result, from an extraordinary community. Thank Covid update - Wednesday 10th November 2021 Congratulations Lake Macquarie, our double vaccination rate for all people aged 16+ has just hit 95%. It's an extraordinary result, from an extraordinary community. Thank ... more
  • There were 222 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 62 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 27 are in the Covid update - Tuesday 9th November 2021 There were 222 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 62 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 27 are in the ... more
  • There were 187 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 40 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 19 are in the Covid update - Monday 8th November 2021 There were 187 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 40 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those, however, just 19 are in the ... more
  • A couple of things to update you on this morning. From today, anyone aged 18+ is eligible to get a third Covid-19 vaccination, or booster shot, if it's six months since Restrictions eased further today for the fully vaccinated 8th November 2021 A couple of things to update you on this morning. From today, anyone aged 18+ is eligible to get a third Covid-19 vaccination, or booster shot, if it's six months since ... more
  • There were 244 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 77 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those Covid update: Sunday 7th November 2021 There were 244 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 77 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Of those ... more
  • There were 270 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 73 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Given the Covid update - Saturday 6th November 2021 There were 270 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 73 of those in the Hunter-New England Area Health District. Given the ... more
  • There were 249 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 73 of those in the Hunter-New England health district. Given the high number of cases in the Covid update - Friday 5th November 2021 There were 249 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 73 of those in the Hunter-New England health district. Given the high number of cases in the ... more
  • There were 309 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 103 of those in the Hunter-New England health district. It should be noted, though, that the bulk of Covid update - Thursday 4th November 2021 There were 309 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 103 of those in the Hunter-New England health district. It should be noted, though, that the bulk of ... more
  • There were 190 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 35 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 4 in the Lake Macquarie LGA. Covid update - Wednesday 3rd November 2021 There were 190 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 35 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 4 in the Lake Macquarie LGA. ... more
  • There were 173 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 64 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 17 in the Lake Macquarie LGA. Sadly, Covid update - Tuesday 2nd November 2021 There were 173 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 64 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 17 in the Lake Macquarie LGA. Sadly, ... more
  • More than 95% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while we've also hit 91.1% fully dosed. They're extraordinary Lake Macquarie vaccination rates by postcode 2nd November 2021 More than 95% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while we've also hit 91.1% fully dosed. They're extraordinary ... more
  • There were just 177 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 33 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 11 in the Covid update: Sunday 31st October 2021 There were just 177 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 33 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 11 in the ... more
  • NSW Health has released an easy-to-follow fact sheet for parents and carers of people who need to isolate with a child who has been a close FAQs for parents and carers of people who need to isolate 31st October 2021 NSW Health has released an easy-to-follow fact sheet for parents and carers of people who need to isolate with a child who has been a close ... more
  • If you live in NSW and lose work hours because you have to isolate because of Covid-19, or care for someone who needs to isolate, you may be entitled to a Pandemic 
Pandemic Leave Payment for those who need to isolate 31st October 2021 If you live in NSW and lose work hours because you have to isolate because of Covid-19, or care for someone who needs to isolate, you may be entitled to a Pandemic ... more
  • There were 236 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 73 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 19 in Lake Macquarie. Covid update - Saturday 30th October 2021 There were 236 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 73 of those in the Hunter-New England health district and 19 in Lake Macquarie. ... more
  • Here is the NSW Health fact sheet for people who are close contacts of a person confirmed to have been infectious with the Covid-19 virus. It includes updated information on the isolation rules for people who live with the person ordered into isolation. Fact sheet for close contacts of Covid cases and members of their household 30th October 2021 Here is the NSW Health fact sheet for people who are close contacts of a person confirmed to have been infectious with the Covid-19 virus. It includes updated information on the isolation rules for people who live with the person ordered into isolation. ... more
  • There were 268 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 54 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 7 in Lake Macquarie. These new Covid update - Friday 29th October 2021 There were 268 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 54 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 7 in Lake Macquarie. These new ... more
  • Thankfully, people can now (from today) get push notifications or instant alerts on their smartphone instead of having to log in and check for case alerts. This means How to get instant case alerts on your smartphone 29th October 2021 Thankfully, people can now (from today) get push notifications or instant alerts on their smartphone instead of having to log in and check for case alerts. This means ... more
  • There were 293 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours. with 79 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 18 in Lake Macquarie. These new Covid update - Thursday 28th October 2021 There were 293 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours. with 79 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 18 in Lake Macquarie. These new ... more
  • For the third day in a row, the HNE Health district has recorded the highest number of new cases of any health district in the State. There were 304 new cases reported Covid update - Wednesday 27th October 2021 For the third day in a row, the HNE Health district has recorded the highest number of new cases of any health district in the State. There were 304 new cases reported ... more
  • There's a fair bit of confusion over how people are being notified of exposure sites or confirmed Covid cases they may have been in contact with. While high-risk exposure sites are still published on a public list, others are not How the new exposure site notifications work 27th October 2021 There's a fair bit of confusion over how people are being notified of exposure sites or confirmed Covid cases they may have been in contact with. While high-risk exposure sites are still published on a public list, others are not ... more
  • There were 282 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 49 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 8 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases Covid update - Tuesday 26th October 2021 There were 282 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 49 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 8 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases ... more
  • Most people who visited an exposure site and are subsequently deemed a close or casual contact are now notified through their Service NSW app. Sites which are considered a risk to the broader public, however, are still listed on the NSW Health site. New sites on that list which were identified overn... Tuesday: Updated list of exposure sites 26th October 2021 Most people who visited an exposure site and are subsequently deemed a close or casual contact are now notified through their Service NSW app. Sites which are considered a risk to the broader public, however, are still listed on the NSW Health site. New sites on that list which were identified overn... ... more
  • More than 95% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while 85.7% are now fully dosed. Here are the latest vaccination Updated vaccination rates by Lake Macquarie postcode 26th October 2021 More than 95% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, while 85.7% are now fully dosed. Here are the latest vaccination ... more
  • There were 294 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 59 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 16 in Lake Macquarie. Covid update - Monday 25th October 2021 There were 294 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 59 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 16 in Lake Macquarie. ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include the Windale Community Centre, Cessnock Police Station and sites at Charlestown and Hamilton. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Monday: Updated list of exposure sites 25th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include the Windale Community Centre, Cessnock Police Station and sites at Charlestown and Hamilton. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • There were 332 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 78 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 21 in Covid update - Saturday 23rd October 2021 There were 332 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 78 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 21 in ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Charlestown, Kotara and Hamilton. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Saturday: Updated list of exposure sites 23rd October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Charlestown, Kotara and Hamilton. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • There were 345 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 61 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 10 in Lake Macquarie.
Covid update - Friday 22nd October 2021 There were 345 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 61 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 10 in Lake Macquarie. ... more
  • There were 372 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 74 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 12 in Lake Macquarie. These new Covid update - Thursday 21st October 2021 There were 372 new cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 74 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 12 in Lake Macquarie. These new ... more
  • There were 283 cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 62 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 22 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases Covid update - Wednesday 20th October 2021 There were 283 cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, with 62 of those in the Hunter-New England health district, including 22 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases ... more
  • As you've no doubt heard in the media, Parliament's upper house has moved to delay dealing with the voluntary assisted dying legislation. It will still be debated in the lower house Upper house debate on Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill delayed 20th October 2021 As you've no doubt heard in the media, Parliament's upper house has moved to delay dealing with the voluntary assisted dying legislation. It will still be debated in the lower house ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Westfield Kotara, Glendale, Belmont, Maitland, Cessnock, Bellbird, Newcastle West and Wallsend. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Wednesday: Updated list of exposure sites 20th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Westfield Kotara, Glendale, Belmont, Maitland, Cessnock, Bellbird, Newcastle West and Wallsend. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Wallsend, Newcastle West, Singleton, Maitland and Cessnock. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Tuesday: Updated list of exposure sites 19th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Wallsend, Newcastle West, Singleton, Maitland and Cessnock. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • There were only 265 cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, but 63 of those were reported in the Hunter-New England health district. Of those local cases Covid update - Monday 18th October 2021 There were only 265 cases reported statewide in the past 24 hours, but 63 of those were reported in the Hunter-New England health district. Of those local cases ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Charlestown, Bellbird, East Maitland and Rutherford. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Monday: Updated list of exposure sites 18th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Charlestown, Bellbird, East Maitland and Rutherford. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • From today, further restrictions are lifted for people who are fully vaccinated (as well as those who have a medical exemption certificate). Please note that for those who are not vaccinated, or are still awaiting their second dose, the stay at home rules still apply until Dec 1, but you can still e... More restrictions lifted for fully vaccinated 18th October 2021 From today, further restrictions are lifted for people who are fully vaccinated (as well as those who have a medical exemption certificate). Please note that for those who are not vaccinated, or are still awaiting their second dose, the stay at home rules still apply until Dec 1, but you can still e... ... more
  • For the second day running, the Hunter-New England health district has unfortunately recorded the second highest number of new cases in the State. Covid update: Sunday 17th October 2021 For the second day running, the Hunter-New England health district has unfortunately recorded the second highest number of new cases in the State. ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Glendale, Charlestown, Rutherford, Wallsend and Tenambit. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Sunday: Updated list of exposure sites 17th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at Glendale, Charlestown, Rutherford, Wallsend and Tenambit. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • More than 95% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the latest vaccination rates by LGA and local postcode area. Vaccination rates by Lake Macquarie postcode 17th October 2021 More than 95% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the latest vaccination rates by LGA and local postcode area. ... more
  • There were 51 new cases in the Hunter Health district in the 24 hours to 8pm, including 8 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest Covid update - Saturday 16th October 2021 There were 51 new cases in the Hunter Health district in the 24 hours to 8pm, including 8 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at East Maitland, Wallsend and Hawks Nest. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Saturday: Updated list of exposure sites 16th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include sites at East Maitland, Wallsend and Hawks Nest. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • There were 79 new cases in the Hunter Health district in the 24 hours to 8pm, including 11 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest Covid update - Friday 15th October 2021 There were 79 new cases in the Hunter Health district in the 24 hours to 8pm, including 11 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include a Charlestown medical centre, Cessnock courthouse, a pathology centre at Cessnock and other sites at Kurri, Rutherford and Jesmond. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below:
Friday: Updated list of exposure sites 15th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include a Charlestown medical centre, Cessnock courthouse, a pathology centre at Cessnock and other sites at Kurri, Rutherford and Jesmond. Full details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • There were 103 new cases in the Hunter Health district in the 24 hours to 8pm, including 15 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest Hunter out Covid update - Thursday 14th October 2021 There were 103 new cases in the Hunter Health district in the 24 hours to 8pm, including 15 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest Hunter out ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include a respiratory clinic at Raymond Terrace, Laverty Pathology at Wallsend, the obstetrics suite at Newcastle Private Hospital and venues at Rutherford, Cessnock, Maitland and Newcastle. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full ... Thursday: Updated list of exposure sites 14th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include a respiratory clinic at Raymond Terrace, Laverty Pathology at Wallsend, the obstetrics suite at Newcastle Private Hospital and venues at Rutherford, Cessnock, Maitland and Newcastle. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full ... ... more
  • Applications for the Local Sport Grant Program are now open. Grants of up to $20,000 are available from a pool of $50,000 which is available to my Lake Macquarie electorate. Applications open for Local Sport grants 13th October 2021 Applications for the Local Sport Grant Program are now open. Grants of up to $20,000 are available from a pool of $50,000 which is available to my Lake Macquarie electorate. ... more
  • In good news today, 95% of Lake Macquarie people aged 15+ have now received one vaccine, with our full vaccination rate likely to hit 70% today. I haven't been able to publish postcode breakdowns this week as the data supplied by NSW Health is Covid update - Wednesday 13th October 2021 In good news today, 95% of Lake Macquarie people aged 15+ have now received one vaccine, with our full vaccination rate likely to hit 70% today. I haven't been able to publish postcode breakdowns this week as the data supplied by NSW Health is ... more
  • Just a reminder that there will be a pop-up Pfizer vaccination clinic at MORISSET TODAY October 13. The clinic will be held in the Masonic Hall at 5 Yambo Street from 10am to 3pm. Pop-up vax clinics for Morisset and Toronto 13th October 2021 Just a reminder that there will be a pop-up Pfizer vaccination clinic at MORISSET TODAY October 13. The clinic will be held in the Masonic Hall at 5 Yambo Street from 10am to 3pm. ... more
  • New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include venues at Warners Bay, Windale, Singleton, Raymond Terrace, Kurri Kurri, Medowie and Maitland. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. Wednesday: Updated list of exposure sites 13th October 2021 New exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight include venues at Warners Bay, Windale, Singleton, Raymond Terrace, Kurri Kurri, Medowie and Maitland. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • Starting with a bit of good news today - the number of cases across the State dropped to 360 over the past 24 hours. Also, 90.4% of the population aged 16+ have now Covid update - Tuesday 12th October 2021 Starting with a bit of good news today - the number of cases across the State dropped to 360 over the past 24 hours. Also, 90.4% of the population aged 16+ have now ... more
  • My thanks to the thousands of local people who have signed the Dying with Dignity NSW petition. There are now more than 100,000 signatures. The petition will be lodged Dying With Dignity petition tabled in Parliament 12th October 2021 My thanks to the thousands of local people who have signed the Dying with Dignity NSW petition. There are now more than 100,000 signatures. The petition will be lodged ... more
  • Subway at Warners Bay is among just a handful of new exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight. There are also new sites at Aberdeen, Scone and Singleton. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below.
Tuesday: Updated list of exposure sites 12th October 2021 Subway at Warners Bay is among just a handful of new exposure sites named by HNE Health overnight. There are also new sites at Aberdeen, Scone and Singleton. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below. ... more
  • Another 82 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 28 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total Covid update - Monday 11th October 2021 Another 82 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 28 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total ... more
  • Service NSW offices at Wallsend and Cessnock along with sites at Scone, Mount Hutton and Singleton are among the latest exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are on my website here: Monday: Updated list of exposure sites 11th October 2021 Service NSW offices at Wallsend and Cessnock along with sites at Scone, Mount Hutton and Singleton are among the latest exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are on my website here: ... more
  • A bit better than the past few days - another 56 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 16 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest local Covid update: Sunday 10th October 2021 A bit better than the past few days - another 56 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 16 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the latest local ... more
  • A number of sites at Morisset as well as a Virgin flight into Newcastle from Melbourne are among the latest exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: Sunday: Updated list of exposure sites 10th October 2021 A number of sites at Morisset as well as a Virgin flight into Newcastle from Melbourne are among the latest exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • Another 98 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 28 in Lake Macquarie. These new Covid update: Saturday 9th October 2021 Another 98 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 28 in Lake Macquarie. These new ... more
  • Dora Creek Chemsave Pharmacy and Whitebridge Cellars are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: Saturday: Updated list of exposure sites 9th October 2021 Dora Creek Chemsave Pharmacy and Whitebridge Cellars are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • Another 97 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 27 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total Covid update - Friday 8th October 2021 Another 97 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 27 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total ... more
  • Only a couple of new exposure sites of concern were named by Hunter-New England Health overnight, at Singleton, Pokolbin and Lorn. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: Friday: Updated list of exposure sites 8th October 2021 Only a couple of new exposure sites of concern were named by Hunter-New England Health overnight, at Singleton, Pokolbin and Lorn. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • The Belmont vaccination hub will be offering priority vaccinations for all hospitality workers this Sunday from 8am to 2.45pm. If you work in clubs, Vax day for hospitality workers 8th October 2021 The Belmont vaccination hub will be offering priority vaccinations for all hospitality workers this Sunday from 8am to 2.45pm. If you work in clubs, ... more
  • The new NSW premier Dominic Perrottet has announced a few changes to the 'roadmap out of restrictions' this morning. I don't have full details yet and won't be Breaking news: changes to restrictions 7th October 2021 The new NSW premier Dominic Perrottet has announced a few changes to the 'roadmap out of restrictions' this morning. I don't have full details yet and won't be ... more
  • Another 83 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 26 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total Covid update - Thursday 7th October 2021 Another 83 new cases were reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 26 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total ... more
  • The Service NSW office at Warners Bay and a number of sites at Marks Point, Wallsend, Cessnock and Thornton are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: Thursday: Updated list of exposure sites 7th October 2021 The Service NSW office at Warners Bay and a number of sites at Marks Point, Wallsend, Cessnock and Thornton are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • Sadly, another new record today with 93 new cases reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 26 in Lake Macquarie. These Covid update - Wednesday 6th October 2021 Sadly, another new record today with 93 new cases reported in the Hunter health district in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 26 in Lake Macquarie. These ... more
  • We're getting there! Almost 91% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the latest vaccination rates by Vaccination rates by Lake Macquarie postcode 6th October 2021 We're getting there! Almost 91% of Lake Macquarie residents aged 15+ have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Here are the latest vaccination rates by ... more
  • A couple of things I wanted to pass on following a meeting I had with Hunter Health today. Firstly, the Belmont vaccination hub has plenty of Pfizer Vaccination update: pop-up clinics and Pfizer vaccines arrive 6th October 2021 A couple of things I wanted to pass on following a meeting I had with Hunter Health today. Firstly, the Belmont vaccination hub has plenty of Pfizer ... more
  • The Ampol service station at Warners Bay, Aldi at Kotara and a number of sites at Singleton, Branxton, Cessnock and Muswellbrook are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: Wednesday: Updated list of exposure sites 6th October 2021 The Ampol service station at Warners Bay, Aldi at Kotara and a number of sites at Singleton, Branxton, Cessnock and Muswellbrook are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • A bit of good news! Centennial Coal has informed me that they've withdrawn plans to haul more than a million tonnes of coal annually from its Myuna mine Centennial withdraws plans for coal haulage over local roads 5th October 2021 A bit of good news! Centennial Coal has informed me that they've withdrawn plans to haul more than a million tonnes of coal annually from its Myuna mine ... more
  • Another 65 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 27 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the Covid update - Tuesday 5th October 2021 Another 65 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 27 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the ... more
  • Coles at Morisset, Apple Store at Charlestown, the Belmont vaccination hub and sites at Abermain, Cessnock, Forster, Kurri, Mount Hutton, Nulkaba, East Maitland and Gateshead are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a lin... Tuesday: Updated list of exposure sites 5th October 2021 Coles at Morisset, Apple Store at Charlestown, the Belmont vaccination hub and sites at Abermain, Cessnock, Forster, Kurri, Mount Hutton, Nulkaba, East Maitland and Gateshead are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a lin... ... more
  • Numbers are a bit better today, with 59 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 19 in Lake Macquarie. These Covid update: Monday 4th October 2021 Numbers are a bit better today, with 59 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 19 in Lake Macquarie. These ... more
  • The Belmont vaccination hub, Coles at Bonnells Bay and a number of sites at Muswellbrook, East Maitland, Tamworth and Gunnedah are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: Monday: Updated list of exposure sites 4th October 2021 The Belmont vaccination hub, Coles at Bonnells Bay and a number of sites at Muswellbrook, East Maitland, Tamworth and Gunnedah are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are below: ... more
  • Not the best news again today, with another 82 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 31 in Lake Macquarie. Covid update: Sunday 3rd October 2021 Not the best news again today, with another 82 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 31 in Lake Macquarie. ... more
  • Broadmeadow Medical Centre and a number of sites at Waratah and Singleton are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are on my website here: Sunday: Updated list of exposure sites 3rd October 2021 Broadmeadow Medical Centre and a number of sites at Waratah and Singleton are among the new exposure sites named by Hunter-New England Health overnight. More details on the new sites (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) are on my website here: ... more
  • Another 65 new cases were reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 25 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the Covid update - Saturday 2nd October 2021 Another 65 new cases were reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 25 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the ... more
  • Anyone who attended the following venues on the specified dates and times are casual contacts (unless they have been notified by NSW Health Saturday: Updated list of exposure sites 2nd October 2021 Anyone who attended the following venues on the specified dates and times are casual contacts (unless they have been notified by NSW Health ... more
  • Another 69 new cases were reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 23 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in Covid update - Friday 1st October 2021 Another 69 new cases were reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 23 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in ... more
  • Hunter-New England Health has named a number of new exposure sites overnight, including the skin cancer clinic at Charlestown and sites at East Maitland, Singleton and Gloucester. More details on the new sites below (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) below:
Friday: Updated list of exposure sites 1st October 2021 Hunter-New England Health has named a number of new exposure sites overnight, including the skin cancer clinic at Charlestown and sites at East Maitland, Singleton and Gloucester. More details on the new sites below (including a link to the full list at NSW Health) below: ... more
  • Today Gladys Berejiklian resigned as Premier. The news has come as a shock and unfortunately comes at a time when the community is looking for stable Premier resigns 1st October 2021 Today Gladys Berejiklian resigned as Premier. The news has come as a shock and unfortunately comes at a time when the community is looking for stable ... more
  • A couple of major announcements overnight including school return dates, vaccines for over-60s, aged care visits and new exposure sites in the local area. Changes to schools, aged care visits and vaccinations for 60+ 30th September 2021 A couple of major announcements overnight including school return dates, vaccines for over-60s, aged care visits and new exposure sites in the local area. ... more
  • Sorry to report that the Hunter Region has had its worst day since the start of the pandemic with 82 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last Covid update - Thursday 30th September 2021 Sorry to report that the Hunter Region has had its worst day since the start of the pandemic with 82 new cases reported in the region in the 24 hours to 8pm last ... more
  • Hunter-New England Health has named couple of new exposure sites overnight, including Newcastle Courthouse and sites at Wallsend, Kotara and Mayfield. More details on the new sites below (including a link to the full list at NSW Health:
Thursday: Updated list of exposure sites 30th September 2021 Hunter-New England Health has named couple of new exposure sites overnight, including Newcastle Courthouse and sites at Wallsend, Kotara and Mayfield. More details on the new sites below (including a link to the full list at NSW Health: ... more
  • Another 55 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 12 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the Covid update - Wednesday 29th September 2021 Another 55 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 12 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in the ... more
  • Hunter-New England Health has named couple of new exposure sites overnight, including Newcastle City Farmers Market and sites at Jesmond, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Kurri Kurri and Georgetown.
Wednesday: Updated list of exposure sites 29th September 2021 Hunter-New England Health has named couple of new exposure sites overnight, including Newcastle City Farmers Market and sites at Jesmond, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Kurri Kurri and Georgetown. ... more
  • Another 63 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 18 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in Covid update - Tuesday 28th September 2021 Another 63 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 18 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number in ... more
  • A couple of new exposure sites reported overnight, including Chemist Warehouse at Charlestown and sites Beresfield, Scone and Muswellbrook. More details on Tuesday: Updated list of exposure sites 28th September 2021 A couple of new exposure sites reported overnight, including Chemist Warehouse at Charlestown and sites Beresfield, Scone and Muswellbrook. More details on ... more
  • Another 46 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 12 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number Covid update - Monday 27th September 2021 Another 46 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 12 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number ... more
  • A couple of new exposure sites reported overnight, including the Belmont Vaccination Centre, and a site at Muswellbrook. As I've reported previously,
Monday: Updated list of exposure sites 27th September 2021 A couple of new exposure sites reported overnight, including the Belmont Vaccination Centre, and a site at Muswellbrook. As I've reported previously, ... more
  • The NSW Government has laid out its plans for the lifting of Covid restrictions when double-dose vaccination rates hit 70% and 80%. At this stage, those rates
NSW 'roadmap to freedom' at 70% and 80% vaccination rates 27th September 2021 The NSW Government has laid out its plans for the lifting of Covid restrictions when double-dose vaccination rates hit 70% and 80%. At this stage, those rates ... more
  • Finally! Can't believe I'm actually excited about boreholes being drilled in a road! Initial testing work will begin on the Hillsborough Rd project between Crockett St Nightwork to start on Hillsborough Rd 27th September 2021 Finally! Can't believe I'm actually excited about boreholes being drilled in a road! Initial testing work will begin on the Hillsborough Rd project between Crockett St ... more
  • Things aren't improving, unfortunately. Another 45 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including Covid update: Sunday 26th September 2021 Things aren't improving, unfortunately. Another 45 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including ... more
  • As I reported yesterday, Hunter Health is no longer listing low-risk casual contact exposure sites of less than 15 minutes. I understand community concern on this but I'm Sunday: Updated list of exposure sites 26th September 2021 As I reported yesterday, Hunter Health is no longer listing low-risk casual contact exposure sites of less than 15 minutes. I understand community concern on this but I'm ... more
  • Another 31 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 18 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases Covid update - Saturday 25th September 2021 Another 31 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 18 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases ... more
  • As I reported yesterday, Hunter Health is no longer listing low-risk casual contact exposure sites of less than 15 minutes. I understand community Saturday: Updated list of exposure sites 25th September 2021 As I reported yesterday, Hunter Health is no longer listing low-risk casual contact exposure sites of less than 15 minutes. I understand community ... more
  • Another 38 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 8 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number Covid update - Friday 24th September 2021 Another 38 new cases were reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 8 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number ... more
  • As you may have heard in the media, Hunter Health is no longer listing low-risk casual contact exposure sites of less than 15 minutes. I understand community Friday: Updated list of exposure sites 24th September 2021 As you may have heard in the media, Hunter Health is no longer listing low-risk casual contact exposure sites of less than 15 minutes. I understand community ... more
  • Belmont Vaccination Centre will be providing a walk-in vaccination clinic this weekend for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Vax clinic for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders 24th September 2021 Belmont Vaccination Centre will be providing a walk-in vaccination clinic this weekend for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... more
  • Another 41 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 26 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number of Covid update - Thursday 23rd September 2021 Another 41 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, including 26 in Lake Macquarie. These new cases take the total number of ... more
  • A number of new exposure sites have been added to the list overnight by Hunter Health. They include The Reject Shop at Morisset and other sites at Mount Hutton, The Junction and Anna Bay. Thursday: Updated list of exposure sites 23rd September 2021 A number of new exposure sites have been added to the list overnight by Hunter Health. They include The Reject Shop at Morisset and other sites at Mount Hutton, The Junction and Anna Bay. ... more
  • As I flagged in my post late yesterday, today's numbers have unfortunately increased sharply. There were 45 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the Covid update - Wednesday 22nd September 2021 As I flagged in my post late yesterday, today's numbers have unfortunately increased sharply. There were 45 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the ... more
  • VACCINATION RATES IN LAKE MACQUARIE. Here are the latest vaccination rates in local postcode areas. Figures current as at 8pm on September 20. Lake Macquarie vaccination rates by postcode 22nd September 2021 VACCINATION RATES IN LAKE MACQUARIE. Here are the latest vaccination rates in local postcode areas. Figures current as at 8pm on September 20. ... more
  • A number of new exposure sites have been added to the list overnight by Hunter Health. They include the newsagency and butchery at Toronto and sites at Windale, Mayfield, Edgeworth, Glendale, Cameron Park and Beresfield. Wednesday: Updated list of exposure sites 22nd September 2021 A number of new exposure sites have been added to the list overnight by Hunter Health. They include the newsagency and butchery at Toronto and sites at Windale, Mayfield, Edgeworth, Glendale, Cameron Park and Beresfield. ... more
  • A couple of quick things to update you on this morning. FRIENDS BUBBLE FOR KIDS: The State Government last night signed off on a 'Friends Bubble' for 'Friends bubble' for kids and priority vaccinations 21st September 2021 A couple of quick things to update you on this morning. FRIENDS BUBBLE FOR KIDS: The State Government last night signed off on a 'Friends Bubble' for ... more
  • There were 18 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. These new cases take the total number in the local outbreak to 476. Covid update - Tuesday 21st September 2021 There were 18 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. These new cases take the total number in the local outbreak to 476. ... more
  • Anyone who attended the following venues on the specified date and times are casual contacts (unless they have been contacted by NSW Health as close Tuesday: Updated list of exposure sites 21st September 2021 Anyone who attended the following venues on the specified date and times are casual contacts (unless they have been contacted by NSW Health as close ... more
  • There were 24 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. These new cases take the total number in the local outbreak to 458. Covid update - Monday 20th September 2021 There were 24 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. These new cases take the total number in the local outbreak to 458. ... more
  • Hunter-New England Health has named a number of new exposure sites overnight. The latest sites include locations at Toronto (including the courthouse), Salt Ash, Hamilton and Glendale. Monday: Updated list of exposure sites 20th September 2021 Hunter-New England Health has named a number of new exposure sites overnight. The latest sites include locations at Toronto (including the courthouse), Salt Ash, Hamilton and Glendale. ... more
  • In a vast improvement on yesterday's numbers, there were 13 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. Covid update: Sunday 19th September 2021 In a vast improvement on yesterday's numbers, there were 13 new cases reported in the Hunter Region in the 24 hours to 8pm last night. ... more