The Big Picture Fest
Celebrating creativity and community, The Big Picture Fest is adding to the vibrancy of Newcastle's public spaces. We're so excited to be the festivals Official Event Partner.
Leagues Club Field
Gosford's Leagues Club Field is being transformed into a nature-inspired regional play space featuring bushland, water play and sensory experiences for all ages.
Honeysuckle is changing
Road improvement works to realign, widen and upgrade Honeysuckle Drive have now commenced.
The Station landscaping
Work is underway on the final section of landscaping between Market Street Lawn, The Station and the former bus depot area.
Introducing an exciting new public domain on the site of Newcastle's former Civic Station. Museum Park is a multi-purpose community space to relax and connect, with green lawns, shady trees, enhanced pedestrian links and a focus on history.
Newcastle's former railway station has been transformed into a creative space for the community. With an eclectic mix of artistic and innovative retail spaces, a pilates studio, bookshop, and kids scooter track on the platform - anything can happen at The Station.
Public domain expansion
The DA for Honeysuckle's Worth Place Park West has been approved, marking a significant step in the delivery of new public domain, and the continued revitalisation of Newcastle's iconic waterfront.
Changes in response 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.
- Construction projects are proceeding with appropriate social distancing and safety measures in place.
- Mount Penang Parklands is currently open to the public for personal exercise and use, however all events remain postponed. Visitors must adhere with NSW Government guidelines and maintain appropriate social distancing at all times.
- The Station's public platform and shops are temporarily closed, and all events have been postponed.
- Our team can be contacted as usual via phone and email. To get in touch, phone (02) 4904 2750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thriving regions, vibrant communities
Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation aims to strengthen global gateways to the Hunter and Central Coast by creating diverse and sustainable regional economies, with vibrant communities and leading metropolitan cities at their hearts.
Our vision for these regions is to see unrivalled lifestyles in rich natural and built environments. We're working to create vibrant places with great spaces, provide more employment opportunities and more housing, while attracting innovative talent and enterprises.
Water saving measures in place
Water plays a big part of many of our projects and public spaces. We've made some changes to the way that we use this precious resource and we're planning ahead to be even more water-smart in the future.
New play space in Gosford CBD
Gosford Leagues Club Field is being transformed into a landmark regional play space!. There's something for everyone, with unstructured play zones, shady picnic areas, a tidal waterway and open green space.
HCCDC is activating Newcastle by strengthening connections between the city and waterfront, creating new housing and job opportunities, and delivering attractive public spaces connected to better transport.
Honeysuckle urban renewal
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.
In the news...
The Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation is pleased to announce that the City of Newcastle has been awarded the tender to transform the Rail Bridge Row site on Hunter Street.
Landscaping works around The Station are moving full steam ahead, with works beginning next week. Member of the Legislative Council Taylor Martin said these works will transform The Station precinct into a fantastic outdoor space for the community to enjoy.
The western end of Honeysuckle Drive will be under construction in March, as HCCDC commences works to straighten, rebuild and improve access to the precinct.