Australia Day


Diverse voices needed to address trauma

Due to COVID Central Coast ARAFMI have postponed ‘Roots and Renewal’ family community event which aimed to connect community in collaboration with First Nations Australians, multicultural and LGBTQIA+ communities. However,…




Copa celebrates Australia Day

It might have been as Australia Day like no other due to COVID-19 restrictions, but the residents of Copacabana were determined to make the most of it. Residents came together…


Busiest Australia Day weekend on record

Clear skies, blue waves and scorching sunshine have accounted for the Coast’s busiest Australia Day weekend on record. According to Surf Life Saving Central Coast’s (SLSCC) Director of Lifesaving, Simon…


Australia Day … is it?

Forum – May I ask that you read this letter in its entirety before proceeding to judgement. Firstly, all four of my grandparents were of British Caucasian origin, so I…


Record crowds hit our beaches

More than 200,000 people flocked to Central Coast beaches over the Australia Day long weekend, as authorities dealt with 168 rescues, a prank drowning at Terrigal, parking havoc and jet…









Nick Montgomery is now an Australian citizen

Central Coast Mariners skipper, Nick Montgomery , became an Australian Citizen on Australia Day along with his wife Josie and twin five-year-old daughters, Leah and Chloe. English – born Montgomery…


Special outdoor event on Australia Day

The Rhythm Hut will celebrate diversity, peace and community through music with a special outdoor event on the January 26 public holiday. The Special deck sessions, Soul Songs with Daphne…


Australia Day bowls a success

Gosford City Bowling Club held a mixed turn-around triples tournament on Australia Day A competitor on the day, Blanche Woodbury, said: “It was a successful day with both the men…


Australia Day Activities list

Australia Day Celebrations kick off in Gosford on the evening of the 25th at Kibble park and continue all day across the city until night fall with fireworks and the…