Home NBN News Rewind

NBN News Rewind

NBN News Rewind – Episode 18

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent Episode 18 - Currency Banking It was the mid 60’s and the Australian pound was on the way out. Decimal currency was to be introduced, but the suggested name, the Royal, was...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 12

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP12 Rewind – Newcastle Music Scene When English Rock Band Manfred Mann arrived on the Stockton ferry, music mad locals went wild and it was filmed here by NBN News in...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 8

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP8 Rewind – Star Hotel Riot In September 1979, thousands of people, flocked to King St Newcastleto farewell the Star Hotel, on it’s final night of trading. But when police arrived to...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 15

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 15 – Sygna/Pasha   During the storms of May 1974, the Sygna was blown a shore on Stockton Beach, and NBN News reported the dramatic events.   Even though...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 9

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 9 – Royal Visits It was a jam-packed visit for the Royal family. First, the State dockyard. Then, to an excited reception at Broadmeadow to officially open the...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 3

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services Newcastle’s police wireless handset Once upon a handset, it was the time NBN news visited Newcastle’s police wireless station. Now taken for granted, this was once the cutting-edge of policing...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 17

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services NBN Rewind 17 – Mattara   Mattara has always been a celebration of the community seen here in 1960’s, captured by NBN News. Tens of thousands flock to Newcastle, to...

NBN News – Rewind EP 5

Proudly presented by Port Waratah Coal Services When NBN News started in Newcastle, BHP Steelworks had been here for almost 50 years. Just about everyone had a family member, or knew someone that worked at...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 10

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP10 Rewind – Darks Ice Works In the 1960's, Newcastle locals could keep their cool, thanks to Darks Iceworks, located between the Newcastle branch train line and the busy bustling harbour. NBN...

NBN News Rewind – Episode 14

Proudly presented by Newcastle Permanent EP14 Rewind - Hectic Newcastle CBD The NBN News archive is a visual time capsule, these 1963 scenes showing a hectic Newcastle CBD and surrounds. Hunter Street was once dominated by people...