Floods


Hawkesbury River oyster industry in crisis

Member for Gosford, Liesl Tesch, is calling for immediate government assistance for oyster farmers, with the Central Coast oyster industry at risk of collapse following devastating heavy rains over the…






Central Coast Weekly News 5@5

Welcome to Central Coast Newspapers’ Weekly News 5@5, March 4, 2022. The lead stories from across the region in a brief audio/video format: Flooding and storms cause chaos, Beach contamination…



Torrential rain causes transport chaos

REPORT: Wednesday, March 2, 2022: The Central Coast region has been thrown into traffic and transport chaos today as a result of continuous heavy rainfall. Road closures at major intersections…


Freak storms wreak havoc

Severe storms wreaked havoc on the Central Coast on Tuesday, February 22, as roads and homes flooded and motorists were left stranded. Gosford SES Unit commander Rolf Garda said well…


Share your knowledge of local floods

NSW State Emergency Service (SES) is calling on those who live, work and visit the Central Coast and Hunter areas to share their awareness and knowledge of local flood risks…


Oyster growers call for support

Labor has called on the State Government to help struggling oyster growers on the Coast following the March floods that impacted the industry just days before the usually lucrative Easter…



The Weekly News 5@5

Coast Community Weekly News’ 5@5, April 9, 2021 Coming up this week: Astra Zeneca vaccine temporarily suspended on the Central Coast and NSW, a wicked lagoon problem, beach pollution remains,…


1,000 tonnes of wrack and debris collected

Copacabana, Killcare and Umina beaches remain closed (as at Thursday) as Central Coast Council continues the mammoth clean-up following the severe storms of March 18-23. So far clean-up efforts have…


Homeshoolers join coastal clean-up

Homeschooled students around the Peninsula teamed up with Take 3 for the Sea on March 25 to remove over 1.96 tonnes of waste following the recent floods. Over 100 students…



Clean-up continues

Fridges, pontoons, furniture, pumpkins and even a cow are some of the strange things to have washed up on Central Coast beaches following huge storms which savaged the region from…