Yearly Archives: 2023

Upper Hunter Innovation Centre | Grand Opening

“This building is a perfect encapsulation of Muswellbrook, it’s an act of respect for your heritage that simultaneously looks ahead to the future”

The Donald Horne building at the Hunter Innovation Precinct in Muswellbrook was yesterday opened by the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese MP, Federal member for Hunter New England Dan Repacholi MP, State member for the Upper Hunter Dave Layzell MP and the Mayor of Muswellbrook Steve Reynolds.

The building is a key component of the planned transformation of Muswellbrook into a future focussed regional centre for the Upper Hunter. It contains the STEM innovation lab along with The Melt – one of Australia’s first Industrial prototyping labs and startup accelerators – supporting STEM training at the precinct, both in-house as well as delivered via programs in local schools.

The new building is connected by a glass bridge to Loxton House and is next door to Weidmann Cottage, both of which are State …Read more.