Hunter expert panel members will advise the state government on how to spend the Royalties for Rejuvenation fund

Matthew Kelly
Updated December 1 2022 - 8:59am, first published 8:58am
Bob Hawes has been appointed chairman of the Hunter expert panel. The panel will have input into how the Royalities for Rejuvenation Fund is used.

Business Hunter chief Bob Hawes will lead an expert panel that will provide advice to the state government regarding the Hunter's clean energy transition.

Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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