Melinda McMillan

Journalist

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From the pipes to paints

From the pipes to paints

RENOWNED Newcastle artist John Turier began his adult life as a plumber, but by the time he in his early 30s he was yearning for something else.

Smart Art for schools

Smart Art for schools

THE inaugural Smart Art Includes You Challenge is open to all school students in the Hunter and Central Coast.

Suburban Haze on tour

Suburban Haze on tour

NEWCASTLE’S Suburban Haze will kick of their national tour with a hometown gig at The Cambridge Hotel.

Your 15 minutes of fame: Louise

Your 15 minutes of fame: Louise

In keeping with Andy Warhol's belief everyone should be famous for at least 15 minutes, we bring you the stars as we make them.

Let out your seams at the Repair Cafe

Let out your seams at the Repair Cafe

A REPAIR cafe where people can bring their clothing in need of minor repairs and and learn how to fix them, under the direct guiding hand of a skilled tutor, will be held in Newcastle in July.

Time to get road safe

Time to get road safe

DRIVING “defensively” is what has kept Charlestown motorcyclist Matty Stokes alive over the 20 years he has been on the road.

SoS is coming to Newy

SoS is coming to Newy

STUDENTS of Sustainability (SoS) is the longest running student organised conference of its kind in Australia and this year it’s coming to Newcastle.

Hornery in  Archibald

Hornery in  Archibald

THE Member for Wallsend Sonia Hornery is the subject of a work which will be entered into this year’s Archibald Prize.

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