More than 700 Newcastle and Hunter drivers fined during weekend road blitz

Jessica Brown
Updated January 30 2023 - 2:30pm, first published 2:26pm
Inspector Mick Buko at a Newcastle RBT station on Griffiths Road, Hamilton last month. Picture by Peter Lorimer
Inspector Mick Buko at a Newcastle RBT station on Griffiths Road, Hamilton last month. Picture by Peter Lorimer

POLICE handed out more than 700 fines and infringement notices to Hunter motorists during a five-day road blitz called Operation Australia Day.

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.

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