The stories of NBN News show just how much has changed, and a reminder of the big manufacturing, once part of both the Newcastle skill base and the local landscape.
The former harbour side State Dockyard built large world class ships like the MV Kooringa.
Filmed by NBN News, this launch shows what we once made locally, dominant structures… cranes and coal loaders, were & still are major pieces of infrastructure associated with a working export harbour.
The construction of coal handling facilities, at Port Waratah and Kooragang ensured a bright future
These stories from the NBN News Archive remind us of just how far we’ve come as a city.