Newcastle’s Problems – The Series

Downtown Newcastle is about halfway between a seedy late-night no-go zone and a hip vibrant small downtown core. At the seventh largest city in Australia, Newcastle commands great beaches, a great lifestyle and affordable living, but downtown is a mess. This series aims to expose several issues that need to be addressed to make this a world class city.

I’m in the process of writing these posts, with the move to Canada and all, these posts could be a bit spaced out.


  1. Newcastle’s Problems – Parking and Public Transport
  2. Newcastle’s Problems – The Rail
  3. Newcastle’s Problems – The Alleys

This page will be updated as the posts roll out. Stay tuned…