dredging

Liberals claim dredge victory

Liberal councillors and Members of State Parliament have claimed victory for the community following the decision by Central Coast Council to apply for 50-50 dredging funding. East Gosford Ward Liberal…


Council goes for 50-50 dredge funding

Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for 50-50 funding to dredge Ettalong Channel following a fortnight of sustained community and political pressure, which saw 400 residents attend a meeting…


Cruiser rescued in channel

Marine Rescue Central Coast was called to the Brisbane Water Channel on Saturday, April 14, when a 12-metre cruiser ran aground. At around 10:55am, the skipper of the vessel contacted…


Money announced to co-fund dredging

The NSW Government has announced it will make $1.5 million available to co- fund maintenance dredging work across the State in the coming financial year, according to Member for Terrigal…


Brisbane Water Cruise still operating

Great article on the channel silting, however, the headline attached to the front page photo (Peninsula News, issue 442, April 9, 2018) has confused a large number of our passengers…







Impasse remains over channel dredging

A meeting, held last Monday, March 19, between NSW Government and Central Coast Council representatives has failed to resolve the impasse over who is responsible for maintaining the navigation channels…


Protest sends clear message, says Crouch

More than 60 local residents have attended a Save Our Beach protest on March 17 convened by Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch, and Liberal…






Ferry service disruptions continue

Disruptions to the Palm Beach ferry service continue due to the condition of the Little Box Head to Lobster Beach Channel. Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association president Ms Peta Colebatch said a…




Lobster Beach sand ‘renewed’

Lobster Beach in Bouddi National Park has a “renewed sand coverage”, despite emergency dredging conducted in the nearby navigational channel, according to the local community association. Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association secretary…