About Newcastle

Newcastle – a small Australian city resting in a contented backwater of this busy crowded planet. To its natives the most desirable and convenient address. And, they delight, a well-kept (yet readily-shared) secret. This particular Newcastle, one of dozens in the world, is a retired steel city on the continent’s

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About Us

What we are NewcastleOnHunter is a community information website published by a citizen of the city. The interest of NewcastleOnHunter is civic and community news, public art, cityscapes, and imagery of the Newcastle region, the Hunter Valley, and nearby coastal and inland districts. Agriculture and small farms are also a

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Terms of Use ~ Our Content

What is Copyright? Copyright is automatic ownership granted by international law to creators of original work, such as art, literature, music, photography, etc. Copyright automatically applies to written and artistic works from the moment they’re created. A content creator doesn’t have to ‘do’ anything to obtain copyright. Read more about

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Our World

Welcome to our world. This website explores the Australian city of Newcastle, NSW. A small city, attractively sited between hill and harbour, a worthy “built environment” both modern and historical, closely related to the region’s Lake, Bay, and Valley communities. When it became inevitable that railway tracks to Newcastle Station

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Cityscapes

City as Visual Language Raymond Curran’s 1983 book “Architecture and the Urban Experience” asked “Why do many cities of earlier eras appear visually rich, meaningful, and ‘legible’ while many modern cities appear stark and confusing?” His studies describe “the city as visual language and its effect on inhabitants.” Cinematographer Russell

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Masthead

Masthead (aka, the staff). Editor. The Editor is the overseer of content and fittingly remorseful if complaints arise (they never do). Press Press is the media officer, the recipient of any news from you, or media releases from government, company, and organisation. A nondescript fellow with achromatic imagination. An excellent,

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