Report shows Port of Newcastle an economic powerhouse for NSW and Australia

Previous Next The Hunter’s trade gateway to the world contributes almost $1 billion to the local economy, according to the latest analysis from HoustonKemp Economists. The analysis, released this week, highlights the benefits of Newcastle’s port activity for the Hunter, state and national economies, including the positive impact on employment and household income. The port’s […]

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 […]

YOUR PORT, OUR COMMUNITY: SPONSORSHIP FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

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 […]

Get a bird’s eye view of one of Australia’s largest ports

Did you know that about one in four glasses of orange juice consumed in Australia is imported through Newcastle? Visible from the harbour foreshore and standing alongside Newcastle’s iconic grain silos, the green and white refrigerated tanks store citrus concentrate that is imported from Brazil. This is just one of many interesting facts highlighted in […]

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 […]

Australian container shipping industry stalwart Noel Dent joins Port of Newcastle

Noel Dent has joined Port of Newcastle as Strategic Development Manager for the Multi-purpose Deepwater Terminal (MDT) project.  Mr Dent brings to the port more than three decades of expertise in container shipping – including more than 20 years as ANL’s General Manager Operations & Logistics – and will be responsible for further building relationships […]

Port joins Hunter group pursuing United Nations sustainability goals

Port of Newcastle (PON) is one of seven Hunter institutions that have united to advocate for and drive local adoption of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Group members – PON, City of Newcastle, Compass Housing Services, Hunter Water, Kumalie, Port Waratah Coal Services and University of Newcastle – have committed to raise […]