New plan to support Upper Hunter coal workers through the transition

Louise Nichols
May 28 2024 - 2:40pm

With 60 per cent of the state's directly employed coal industry workers based at sites in the Hunter it is to be hoped the latest government 'transition' proposal to assist those workers, as mines and coal-fired power station close, is a success.

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Louise Nichols

Louise Nichols

Senior journalist

From cattle to coal. Once a specialist agriculture writer today its about community, in particular, the Upper Hunter. I have lived and worked in the region for more than 30 years. Land use issues and the future direction of our region. But you cannot take ag out of the picture - our food and how we grow it is the basis of all life. Covering the Hunter and Mid North Coast rural issues is now part of my role with ACM.

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