Tippler Bridge Refurbishment Now Complete

Following the refurbishment of the Tippler Bridge, safe community access to the Carrington Foreshore area is once again accessible. The Tippler Bridge connects Carrington with the Hunter River Foreshore and has a long history. The name ‘Tippler’ refers to the bridge’s close proximity to Tippler House, which was built to support the Basin Coal Loader […]

Port to Shine Bright this Christmas with Free Festive Light Show for Locals

A free festive light show will light up Port of Newcastle on Monday 20 December, spreading the Christmas spirit to local residents, Port users, neighbours and seafarers between now and December 30. “Starting tonight, from 8.30pm to 10.30pm each evening, the Port’s iconic Dyke Point, Destiny Statue and surrounding gardens will be lit up in […]

CEO Craig Carmody: On 8 December 2021 the High Court of Australia supported a decision we know to be in the best interests of the Port, our customers, our local economy and our planned opportunities to diversify for the future.

On Wednesday 8 December 2021 the High Court of Australia released its judgement in relation to the long-running dispute between Port of Newcastle and Glencore under the National Access Regime. The decision, the fourth determination of an Arbitrator our Court since 2018 in this matter, determined that the Australian Competition Tribunal was correct when it […]

Port’s Commitment to Innovation and Excellence in Sustainability Recognised in Banksia Foundation’s Preeminent Sustainability Awards

Port of Newcastle has been recognised amongst the state’s leading organisations committed to innovation and excellence in sustainability in the Banksia Foundation’s 2021 NSW Sustainability Awards. The Port’s progress on its Environment, Social and Governance goals has been applauded by the Banksia Foundation’s judging panel who named Port of Newcastle as a finalist for the […]

Port of Newcastle future leader named 2021 Intern of the Year

Through his work at Port of Newcastle, one of the region’s brightest young graduates has been recognised for his commitment to career and the progress of the Hunter Region, awarded a coveted University of Newcastle 2021 Employability Excellence Award. Port of Newcastle Analyst, Ryan Maginnity, has been bestowed the honour of being named the 2021 […]

Green Hydrogen Feasibility Study Positions Port of Newcastle to Drive a More Diverse Hunter Economy

As announced today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Australia’s deepwater global gateway, Port of Newcastle, is partnering with Macquarie Group’s Green Investment Group and the Commonwealth Government’s Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support the development of a hydrogen economy in the Hunter Region. Port of Newcastle and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group have launched a […]

Improving Port of Newcastle for the Future: Raven Street Electrical Upgrade

In October 2021, Port of Newcastle’s Projects and Assets Team finalised a significant project to upgrade the pole top transformer and associated electrical infrastructure located at the Port’s Raven Street site. Commenced following the transfer of lots 151, 152 and 153 DP1202468 back to Port of Newcastle from Port Waratah Coal Services, the upgrade was […]

University and Port to strengthen region’s future

The Hunter region’s growth, economic diversification and social cohesion are at the heart of a Memorandum of Understanding signed today between the University of Newcastle and Port of Newcastle. The organisations have pledged to collaborate across areas including: Research, development and enabling platforms Talent development Innovation programs Community engagement and collaboration, including with Aboriginal and […]

Port of Newcastle Commences Upgrade of Beloved Carrington Icon Tippler Bridge

Port of Newcastle will commence a once in half a century upgrade to Carrington’s locally-loved Tippler Footbridge, which connects Carrington to green space areas along the foreshore of Newcastle Harbour. Port of Newcastle’s Executive Manager Projects & Assets, Glenn Thornton, said the upgrade to Tippler Footbridge is designed to ensure the community can continue to […]