Central Coast Council


Weekly News 5@5

December 4, 2020: What a week it has been! Here we present the biggest, ‘must-know’ Central Coast news stories; Administrator Dick Persson releases his bombshell 30-day interim report, Council CEO…


Labor opposes Council rates rise

Federal and State Labor MPs on the Central Coast have vowed to oppose any attempt to introduce a 10 per cent rate increase for residents, as mooted in a motion…


More than 200 jobs will go

The nine directorates making up the senior leadership team at Central Coast Council has been reduced to five long term. A sixth directorate is short term. Malcolm Ryan has been…




Action group highlights council inaction

Toukley Community Action Group was one of the first to take up the opportunity of the new open forum at Central Coast Council meetings to let Administrator, Dick Persson, know…



More transparency needed

Forum – I just wanted to ask: how do we know if the Administrator is aware of the politicking between the State Government and Central Coast Council and/or will simply…




Christmas on the Coast, 2020 style

Central Coast families are in for some much-needed festive fun from December 5 to 23. Several town centres will be decorated and play host to both carrols and roving performances,…


Many Council assets listed for sale

The first group of “under-performing” assets to be sold by Central Coast Council to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars of debt includes sites at Wyong, Warnervale, Doyalson, North Gosford…




Council CEO sacked

Central Coast Council Administrator, Dick Persson, has terminated the employment of Gary Murphy as Chief Executive Officer of Central Coast Council. The termination is in accordance with the provisions of Murphy’s Contract of Employment,…



Send in the Rangers

Forum – Memo to cash strapped Council. Please send Rangers out each afternoon to Gavenlock Oval and Paddy Clifton Oval in Narara. That way, irresponsible dog owners who allow unleashed…