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Mulga the artist to bring pink flamingos to Warners Bay

When former Newcastle Knights player Matt Hilder was in fifth class, he gave Joel Moore a nickname that stuck. Joel recited a Banjo Paterson poem before the class, titled Mulga Bill’s Bicycle. “Hey, it’s Mulga,” Matt had said of Joel. And that was that. Joel had a nickname for life. Funnily enough, Matt scored a…

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Diversity is the word: youth art project makes strong statement

HUNTER suburbs will see their streets enlivened with colourful murals celebrating diversity, thanks to a new program that connects artists with young people and encourages tolerance and social harmony. Hunter Multicultural Communities (HMC) and public art agency The Wall Station have received funding from the Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia to launch the program,…

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