Federal Government


Pathetically poor planning

Forum – As the Federal Government is responsible for COVID-19 quarantine and securing the vaccination supplies that Australia needs, it is very worrying that they seem incapable of either. When…



$60,000 SCREEN fund grant for Metro Cinemas

Metro Cinemas at Lake Haven has received $60,000 in grant funding from the Federal Government to help the independent cinema in its COVID-19 business recovery. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure,…




New DALE facility opened

St Philip’s Christian College – Gosford Campus has a new Dynamic Alternative Learning Environment (DALE) campus building funded by the Federal Government. Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks, said students would…





New round of youth scholarships opens

The Federal Government has released more Gosford region specific youth scholarships, with applications opening on January 29. Part 2 of Round 3 of the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians…





New JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme

Employers can register for the new JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme being administered by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) on behalf of the Federal Government. The JobMaker Hiring Credit payment is…


On political representation

Forum – Recent recommendations from the Federal Government’s Electoral Matters Committee include optional preferential voting, the introduction of the Robson Rotation for House of Representatives ballot papers and an entirely…



$3.8M investment for a new linear accelerator

The Morrison Government is assisting the Central Coast Cancer Centre to treat more patients with a $3.8M investment for a new linear accelerator (LINAC). Linear Accelerators are used to administer…