Changes due to COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to affect the way we live, work and play - our operations are adapting to best manage public safety. HCCDC is continuing to operate during this time in line with NSW Government advice.

  • Outdoor spaces at Mount Penang Parklands and The Station remain open. Visitors are asked to 'check in' using the QR codes on site, maintain appropriate hygiene and physical distancing, and adhere to Public Health Orders at all times.

  • Our team can be contacted as usual via phone and email. To get in touch, phone (02) 4904 2750 or email [email protected].

Thriving regions, vibrant communities

Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation (HCCDC) is responsible for the planning and delivery of economic and urban development in the Hunter and Central Coast regions. Our aim is to strengthen global gateways to these regions by creating diverse and sustainable regional economies, with thriving communities and leading metropolitan cities at their hearts.

We're working to create vibrant places with great spaces, provide more employment opportunities and more housing, and attract innovative talent and enterprises - to provide unrivalled lifestyles in rich natural and built environments.

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Through the Honeysuckle urban renewal project, the Government has paved the way for private sector investment to deliver new homes, jobs and economic activity. 

As the project draws closer to completion, exciting new projects are planned for the remaining Honeysuckle lands - and the highest standards of built form and urban amenity will be applied.

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In the news...

The former Wickham School of Arts
22 September 2021

Wickham School of Arts repair works to start

HCCDC will soon commence works to repair the former Wickham School of Arts building in Honeysuckle to improve the viability and safety of the building.

Honeysuckle HQ Laneway
16 September 2021

Transformation of Newcastle's Honeysuckle almost complete

The 30-year transformation of Newcastle’s industrial harbourfront land at Honeysuckle has reached a significant milestone today with registrations of interest sought for the design and development of the final three hectares of land.

Honeysuckle Park
30 July 2021

New waterfront park for Newcastle opens

Novocastrians will now enjoy a new $4.2 million waterfront park in the CBD which will provide an outstanding public space for locals. The new Honeysuckle Park forms part of a dynamic $55 million infrastructure and public domain works program in Honeysuckle Newcastle.