Hunter Joint Organisation
As the hub for local government collaboration and innovation, the Hunter JO strengthens our communities by being the voice on regional strategic issues and delivering tailored local government solutions.
The Hunter JO is made up of the following ten councils, who work collaboratively on initiatives to benefit the region;
The Hunter JO enables strategic planning and priority setting, regional leadership and advocacy, and intergovernmental collaboration.
A quality and prosperous rural lifestyle in a vibrant, progressive and sustainable community
Muswellbrook Shire is centrally located in the Upper Hunter Valley, approximately 130km north-west of Newcastle.
Singleton offers a unique blend of rural living with big city benefits.
Dungog Shire Council is committed to a strong economy that is innovative and sustainable and characterised by diverse employment opportunities with ease of access to goods and services.