Council

Copa Men’s Shed plans on hold

Plans to build a Men’s Shed at Copacabana in January were dealt a blow when Central Coast Council refused to allow any construction to begin until the project is fully…


Council coverage appreciated

Forum – Thank you so much for the balanced editorials and reporting of this Council mess. Now the former CEO has joined the circus, blaming anyone who stands still. (Chronicle…





Charges should be waived

Forum – Congratulations to all involved in this year’s wonderful Australia Day Ceremony at Wagstaffe Square. This has become one of the most outstanding and iconic events of the year…


Another vote for a judicial enquiry

Forum – There is nothing like an increase in rates to stir up the silent majority, including myself. Over 10,000 did the online survey, another 15,000 are signing an e-petition…


Weekly News 5@5

The ‘must know’ stories from across the Central Coast. This week: Facebook ban reversed, E-petition reaches over 20,000 signatures,  42% rate rise for some possible, Premier visits Coast, nurses appeal,…


Council debt reduced by $107M

Central Coast Council’s total actual debt is now down to $458M, it has been revealed. Administrator, Dick Persson, had forecasted a $565M debt in his 30 day report last December…



Judicial Inquiry needed

Forum – There is nothing like an increase in rates to stir up the silent majority, including myself. More than 10,000 people did the online survey, another 15,000 (so far)…




Weekly Video News 5@5

[February 19, 2021] Coming up this week: Facebook bans news, Gary Murphy strikes back, Bruce McLachlan speaks out, IPART explains proposed rate rise, Airport Restrictions lifted, a new Australian track…


New thinking needed

Forum – The three musketeers riding to our (Council) rescue assuage ratepayers by claiming they have a collective 100 years of experience. But that’s just a number. I’ve had 72…






Who are the experts?

Property experts from a Parramatta Council advisory committee will advise Central Coast Council on selling its underperforming assets. But the Coast will not know how much the Council is paying…