From the Maitland Mercury report:
Central Maitland’s new cathedral precinct is expected to be officially unveiled in early November, to mark the 150th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.
The $5 million project has involved the renovation of St John’s church and major landscaping work on the surrounding grounds.
Vice Chancellor of Administration Sean Scanlon said St John’s was significant because it was the diocese’s original church.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, 28 Sep 2016.