COVID-19

Tesch warns against COVID complacency

Member for Gosford Liesl Tesch is warning Peninsula residents to be aware of the importance of continuing with COVID-safety measures amid concerns raised by community members that complacency is setting…








University cuts a quarter of its courses

Eight undergraduate degrees, 14 postgraduate degrees and 530 individual courses are set to be consolidated or discontinued at the University of Newcastle (UON) in 2021. The course culling announcement is…


Reskilling for the future

To help Central Coast job seekers and school leavers reskill for the future, TAFE NSW has committed close to $160M to fund hundreds of fee-free and low-cost courses. The money,…


These kids will have their day out

COVID-19 might have caused Central Coast Kids Day Out’s annual event to be cancelled for the first time in its 21 year history, but it hasn’t been able to stop…


Tesch congratulates the Class of 2020

Member for Gosford Liesl Tesch has labelled the HSC class of 2020 as “extraordinary”. With exams finally over, Tesch said students, teachers and support workers were to be commended for…




New Year’s Eve celebrations cancelled

Central Coast Council has confirmed that its New Year’s Eve celebrations at The Entrance and Gosford have been cancelled. A spokesperson for council said that difficulties associated with hosting large…




Frantastics still on hold

The Peninsula-based popular choir, The Frantastics, has announced it will not resume activities until government regulations in relation to COVID-19 allow. Director, Fran Kendall, said things had been looking good…


Mask, or mask-not?

Forum – I have a couple of underlying illnesses, putting me at high risk of dying from COVID-19. So, I wear a mask every single time I leave my house….