Starting as an off-topic conversation for a bunch of programmers working out of shared workspaces in Newcastle, it eventually grew with more locals. Newie at its core is a place to blow off steam, rant about whatever technology we are currently wrestling, share interesting stuff and help break out of day-to-day traps of working online.

If this sounds like something you would like to checkout, request an invite.

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All we need to get you an invite for the slack channel is for you to introduce yourself by popping in your details.

You should familiarise yourself with our code of conduct before joining to ensure you understand what is expected so that everyone feels welcome.


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If you attend or run a meet-up that isn't here just send us a pull request on github and we can set the record straight.


An open community of digital creators in newcastle nsw.

A bunch of novocastrians friends, co-workers that started talking tech and other random things.

To be a part of the conversation with 800+ locals. We use a slack channel.