Mean temperatures are projected to rise by 2 ºC by 2070. The greatest increases are being seen summer and spring. All models show there are no declines in mean temperatures across the Hunter.
Famous for its vineyards and wines, the Hunter Region includes significant natural areas such as Barrington Tops and is the home to the 'dinosaur tree', the Wollemi pine.
Sydney Harbour National Park protects islands and foreshore around Sydney Harbour. Photo: K.McGrathRead more
Carisbrook is a period furnished Victorian house open to the public on a regular basis. Photo: S.WattersRead more
Discover the magnificent ocean views and rugged beauty of Royal National Park’s coastline as you walk the Coast track. Photo: A.RichardsRead more
Once known as Bunker’s Farm, this is a rare surviving example of a Governor Macquarie era residence. Photo: S.WattersRead more
Enjoy nineteenth century parklands and picnic grounds beside the Hacking River. Photo: D.FinneganRead more
The Aboriginal Heritage walk highlights rock art and engravings of the Guringai people in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Photo: A.RichardsRead more