Ettalong Beach

Facilities for community use

Forum – It is difficult to know what Debra Wales is on about, in her submission to the CCCPI (“Questions raised about use of Council venues”, PP 030). Apart from…




Teams ready to run against violence

Ettalong Beach resident Susan Blenman is calling on keen runners and walkers to participate in the fourth annual Run Against Violence Virtual Team Challenge which will start this month. The…


Lockdown extended to July 30

With Wednesday’s announcement of a two-week extension to the COVID lockdown, Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Adam Crouch, said he would call on NSW Health to consider the Coast’s…


Ettalong food and drink shop DA approved

A shop along Ettalong Beach’s main strip has had its development plans to change into a food and drink premises approved under delegation from Central Coast Council. Applicant Optima Developments…


Tessa Thames shortlisted in APRA awards

An Ettalong Beach artist has been named as a finalist in a national awards program aimed to provide support for emerging Australian songwriters and composers. Electronic pop-indie singer-songwriter, Tessa Thames,…


Smooth sailing for Bay Gallery

It’s now smooth sailing for the Bay Gallery in Ettalong Beach after a brand-new makeover left the exhibit with a unique attraction. The gallery received a major transformation last month…





Guide Dogs NSW/ACT bring back the SUP

Young people have hit the surf in style with the annual ‘Bring back the SUP’ event at Ettalong Beach on April 15. The event, which was hosted by Guide Dogs…


Ettalong roundabout finished

Works to reduce congestion and improve access in and out of Ettalong Beach have now been completed at the intersection of Maitland Bay Drive and Picnic Parade. The State Government,…


Naughty Noodle shines at Mardi Gras

Ettalong Beach’s Naughty Noodle Fun Haus combined camp with Coast at this year’s Mardi Gras Parade on March 6 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The local arts and entertainment organisation…


Storm water pipes a source of waste

Forum – A significant contribution to the pollution of Ettalong Beach is via the four storm water pipes between Ferry Rd and Picnic Pde. The storm water pipes have no…



Dangerous waste a hazard at Ettalong Beach

Visitors to Ettalong Beach have reported sightings of broken glass and asbestos material products ahead of what is expected to be a busy holiday season on the shore. Glass, tiles…