Time and tide taking a toll on Stockton Bridge

Matthew Kelly
Updated April 1 2024 - 10:02am, first published 5:00am
Stockton bridge at dawn. Picture by Simone De Peak
Stockton bridge at dawn. Picture by Simone De Peak

Stockton Bridge has been one of the Lower Hunter's most iconic transport links for more than half a century.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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