Curious times for local theatre production company

Curious Legends, one of 12 local organisations supported through Port of Newcastle’s 2020 Sponsorship Program, is a local theatre company that believes in the inherent wonder of the world around us. Targeting school-aged students in the Newcastle area, the not-for-profit organisation offers shows, workshops and roving performances that embrace laughter, magic and the mysterious world […]


Port of Newcastle is pleased to announce the outcome of its 2020 sponsorship program, with funding and in-kind support provided to 12 local organisations.  The annual 2020 Sponsorship Program is a key component of the Port’s commitment to sustainability and being an active contributor to its local community.  Funding offered through the Community Sponsorship Program is in addition […]

Access to Northern Breakwaters Temporarily Restricted

Please be advised that access to the Northern Breakwater at Stockton is temporarily restricted due to storm damage to a light tower. An engineer has been engaged to inspect all of the lighting infrastructure on the breakwater. While this work is undertaken, public access to the Northern Breakwater will be restricted. Temporary fencing is now […]

Common sense decision on Newcastle port

Common sense decision on Newcastle port The statement below is attributable to Port of Newcastle CEO Craig Carmody: “Port of Newcastle (PON) welcomes the revocation of the declaration of service at the Port of Newcastle. “PON has long maintained the view that the Port should never have been declared and that the NCC’s original position in […]

China International Study Tour

China International Study Tour Port of Newcastle’s Graduate Accountant, Larissa Banney, recently returned from China after completing an International Study Tour with the University of Newcastle.  Now in her final year of a Bachelor of Commerce, Larissa was awarded the scholarship as a result of her excellent academic achievement and the importance of China to […]

NSW Government supports a boost for proposed Newcastle gas import terminal

Port of Newcastle today welcomed New South Wales Government support for a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at the Port. The Newcastle GasDock project – with an estimated direct onshore investment of up to AUD$250M* at the Port – today received Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI) status from NSW Minister for Planning and […]

Ports and shipping policy in Australia in the 21st century – a ‘wicked’ problem

Ports and shipping policy in Australia in the 21st century – a ‘wicked’ problem Read a transcript of Craig Carmody’s speech delivered as part of Macquarie University’s Lighthouse Lecture Series on Monday 4 March 2019. Good evening and thank you for taking the time to come out tonight to participate in this lighthouse lecture.         […]