New flight paths to affect Maitland and other Hunter suburbs

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated July 4 2022 - 12:24am, first published July 3 2022 - 10:24pm
NEW DIRECTION: An Airservices Australia map of the proposed new arrival (yellow) and departure (purple) flight paths at Williamtpwn.

Port Stephens MP Kate Washington is seeking a briefing on how proposed changes to flight paths at Newcastle Airport will affect Maitland and other Lower Hunter residents.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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