Seven national hydrogen hubs will supercharge the development of a multi-billion dollar export industry.
Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.
Bylong Valley locals have called on the state government to facilitate the buy back of rich agricultural land.
Banning alcohol and drugs from Parliament House would achieve little unless an underlying disrespect towards women changes, Nationals Senate leader Bridget McKenzie believes.
Two state government departments were unable to fully verify if it was appropriate for multinational company Kerogen Investments to become the majority owner of a gas exploration licence.
A 20 tonne loader is believed to be the first piece of heavy mining equipment in the world to have been retrofitted with battery technology.
Barnaby Joyce has leant critical federal government support to the push to build a new Upper Hunter dam.