Our logo & inspiration

Our Logo

The Hunter Community Alliance Logo brings together different ideas, and looks different to each person.

Love for our place

The sun rises in the East over the Pacific Ocean and it sets over the purple hills of the Hunter Valley. The river and lakes connects our region. Our Alliance isn't the Newcastle Alliance - its the Hunter Alliance, connecting us from Wyee in the South, to John's River in the North, from the coast to Murrurundi, Cassilis and Widden in the West. 

Power for the common good

The diverse people who call this place home come together. When a stone is dropped in water, an action it taken, and it creates ripples. So too our actions create ripples across our region and NSW.

While sometimes we feel like we work in silos across our different organisations, we are in fact connected by our relationships and collective  work together.

The high-contrast black and white version is an alternative as we continue to centre accessibility in the work that we do in the Alliance.

With thanks to designer Katelijn Hullegie, and colourisation Joel Turner

Statement shared at the 2023 November Delegates Assembly

The Hunter Community Alliance brings people together to work for the common good.

We want the Hunter to be a place where all our people of every generation experience a just and fair society, where our bountiful resources are evenly shared and enjoyed. 

We are effective at making change happen and getting things done. We do this by organising our communities and working together to compel decision makers to act. 

Our members are a proud and diverse coalition of religious groups, community organisations, charities, NGOs, unions, and schools. We are radically non-partisan. Together we paint the diversity of the Hunter from Wyee to Wingham to Wingen and recognise and value the Darkinjung, Awabakal, Worimi, Wanaruah, Geawegal and Biripi lands and people. 

Our region draws on union solidarity, resourceful small towns, an inspiring history of environmental and community action, the practical vision and relationships of our faith groups and the professionalism and expertise of our community sector. 

Our resources have powered the state for a century, but there has been a cost. The energy market is changing. We want affordable, reliable, and renewable power, a just re-shaping and our communities to be supported through change.

Our region has been a place where people could afford a home and establish their lives. But over the last decade, homes have got further out of reach. We believe safe, secure, and affordable homes are a human right and the foundation of a thriving society.

In the past, decisions about us have been made without us, so we want a seat at the table.

We know that change takes collaboration, courage, and patience. We gain strength from each other as together we work toward and celebrate the society we want - a society where care for the environment and all members of the community inform decision making. 

Join us and speak and act on the decisions that affect you, your family and community. We build power together. 

- With thanks to Ruth Anagnostis (Adamstown Uniting Church)