Renew Newcastle (ABC Radio National Life Matters)
6 January 2010 | Posted in: Media
Arts commentator Marcus Westbury was born in Newcastle in NSW, where the city’s port is a gateway for the world’s largest export of coal.
But over recent decades the Newcastle CBD has pretty much died. There are over 130 empty buildings in the two main streets of the city centre.
Now in his 30s, Marcus has returned to his hometown to try and revitalise the two main streets with a project called Renew Newcastle.
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