Podcast: Hunter Valley locals reflect on an uncertain future

Laura Carolina Corrigan
Tom Melville
February 24 2022 - 12:00am

When white man first laid eyes on what is now Newcastle, more than 2 centuries ago, the first thing he noticed was rich seams of black marking the area's towering yellow and pink sandstone headlands: coal.

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Laura Carolina Corrigan

Canberra Times producer with a background in news and podcasts.

Tom Melville

Tom Melville

Host, Voice of Real Australia

Originally from Canberra, Tom Melville worked for the BBC in the UK and as a freelancer in Tunisia before coming to ACM. He is the host of ACM's national podcast Voice of Real Australia.