Weekly News 5@5

David Abrahams presents the Weekly News 5@5

Welcome to Central Coast Newspapers’ Weekly News 5@5, March 18, 2022. The lead stories from across the region in a brief audio/video format:

  • The long-awaited Public Inquiry report investigating Central Coast Council’s financial crisis has been released
    • 8 recommendations have been made by commissioner Roslyn McCulloch.
    • Including the immediate sacking of the 13 currently suspended councillors.
    • Role-based training for incoming councillors particularly in the knowledge of finances and asset management.
    • The findings of the report have been welcomed by members of both major parties
    • The Water and Sewage service should be treated separately
    • No clear sign when elections will be held, with a potential for several years of state government administration.
  • Road and infrastructure funding needed after the floods
  • The Mariners are set to travel inland to Glen Willow Stadium, Mudgee
  • the Central Coast Pro has come to an end today with victory in the Womens going to local girl, Macy Callaghan.
  • The country’s longest-serving paperboy retires from the game

Produced by Central Coast Newspapers in Gosford. Presented by David Abrahams . Film and video production by Haakon Barry . —full video archive here—