COVID-19



In favour of vaccine passports

Forum – I would like to make a comment on the vaccines. A few weeks ago, as I sat on my balcony watching the anti-vaxxers protest it made me think…


Not vulnerable enough for early booster

Forum – Today I took my disabled 79-year-old partner to Wyong Hospital to obtain an early booster COVID 19 vaccine. He had his second AstraZeneca in August. We went to…





Feeling unsafe

Forum – I would say the vast majority of people I see on the Central Coast are either not wearing a mask and seemingly daring anybody to ask them why…






Not-for-profit introduces vaccine policy

Not-for-profit organisation Social Futures, with offices in Gosford and Wyong, has introduced a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for all staff in NSW. Social Futures delivers more than 20 community support programs…


Tilting freedom

Forum – Free, fresh and friendly; this is how I’ve always looked at Australia and I have lived here for more than 40 great years. Australia is still fresh with…


Asking vaxed questions

Forum – Following 18 months of our new normal you’d think the message would have gotten out to all and sundry. No, it appears. You can’t imagine how disappointed and…


Jab better than ventilator

Forum – I read your correspondent’s letter (“Policy ‘not in step with global experience”, CCN318) with a degree of astonishment bordering upon incredulity. He seems to object to alleged “experimental”…




Relief charity looking for new outdoor venue

Peninsula-based Central Coast Disaster Relief (CCDR) can no longer operate its outreach service in Woy Woy due to COVID-19 restrictions and is looking for an alternative venue. CCDR supports the…


Choosing to be part of the solution

Forum – At the beginning of the pandemic people looked out for each other. As we progressed through the “nightmare” and people spent more time on the internet checking on…