The City of Newcastle is a local government area in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. The City of Newcastle incorporates much of the area of the Newcastle metropolitan area.

NDIS Rally Newcastle

Newcastle NDIS Rally

The Australian Services Union will be holding a rally in Civic Park, Newcastle on Tuesday, 9 October at 11:31 AM.

Once fully rolled-out, the National Disability Insurance Scheme will support around a half-million participants. To meet that need, the disability services workforce will double in size by 2020. Ensuring a quality, professional and sustainable workforce is essential to achieving the goal of delivering real choice and control.

We all know now that:

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New Vine Markets

There’ll be stalls laden with handmade goodies, home-cooked treats, plants, books, clothing, a side-show alley for the kids and more. Soak up the live music, grab a coffee or barbecue lunch, peruse the markets and let the kids wear themselves out on the free jumping castles.

This year’s proceeds will again go to the Hohidiai Medical Centre in Indonesia to care for patients and train new medical staff. 

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Newcastle Elderly Citizens' Centre

NECC aims to assist the elderly and people with disabilities by:

  • Establishing an environment of friendship, companionship and social interaction
  • Providing a nourishing meal
  • Enabling social interaction and participation in the community
  • Providing a safe, supporting space for all


Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9:00AM to 2:00PM

Morning Tea: 10:00AM

Lunch: 12:00PM

Making Retro Games with PICO-8


Create your own retro style game with PICO-8 that you can share with friends.

PICO-8 is a fantasy console that can be used for making, sharing and playing tiny games. You will learn how to edit and create music, sounds and maps. No previous programming skills required.

Suitable for ages 12 to 100.

$125 for 4 week program. Bookings essential. Price includes a licenced copy of PICO-8 software for each participant to take home.

Saturday 8 September - Saturday 29 September, 10am - 12pm

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Making Music with Sonic Pi

sonic pi

Sonic Pi is a live coding environment based on Ruby.

You will learn the basics of creating music with Sonic Pi and the Ruby programming language to more advanced topics such as analysing a song and recreating it in code.

No previous programming skills required.

Suitable for ages 12 to 100.

$95 for a 4 week program. Bookings essential.

Wednesday 5 September - Wednesday 26 September, 4pm - 6pm

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Newcastle Music Festival 2018

Coming from humble beginnings in 2015, the Newcastle Music Festival is an annual fine music festival held in Newcastle in August. It celebrates the musical life of the city’s musicians and singers in collaboration with stunning guest artists. The festival involves professionals, amateurs and students in an exciting mix of concerts and events performed in an array of interesting venues.





Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/08/2018 - 11:46

Newcastle and Hunter Toy Library

Newcastle Toy Library Logo

Newcastle Toy Library is an amazing service that allows children to borrow toys for a party, education or just to play!

Lego, trains, cars, blocks, puzzles, board games, babies toys, sand and water play, dress ups, musical instruments, house play, slides, bikes, scooters, cars, play sets, balls and more!

Saturdays, 9.30 - 11.30

On lower level of New Lambton Library.


Newcastle Community Transport

Transport is provided by bus or by car, depending on the type of transport required. Some of our buses are wheelchair accessible with a hoist lifter.

Please ring and ask for more information on the types of transport available for your need. Destinations include:

  • Doctors & Specialist Appointments
  •  Group shopping
  • Group social outings
  • Hospital visits
  •  Medical treatments
  •  Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry