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Universal pre-Kindergarten a winner

Re article: Universal pre-Kindergarten for NSW children Wonderful news, my youngest daughter started the same programme in Wales at the age of 4 (that was 28 years ago) it was…


Fast rail announcements

How many more times are we going to hear about the fast train and they wonder why we are so sceptical about what they say I don’t think my grandchildren…




Movement at the station

There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around … that something is going on at Woy Woy railway station. Well it turns out that Transport for…


Mask best protection available

I am 76 and wear a face mask over my mouth and nose, and not just over my chin. I know there are people out there like Tim Bark who…



Sign confirmed promise

I am pleased to accept the polite apology from Bruce Hyland (“Listing the ’manifest shortcomings’”, p. 12) regarding his memory lapse about the fatal accident at the Rawson Road level…



People power should demand demerger

Forum – It’s rare for me to agree with anything Labor says but on the occasion of local Labor politicians calling on the new Minister for Local Government to sort…


Grave concerns about anti-vax sentiments

Forum – While l respect your newspapers policy on the freedom of opinions expressed in the Forum, l hold grave concerns on the publishing of antivax sentiments by unqualified and…


Seeking less talk and more action

FORUM – I refer to your article of December 24 and see that Asset Energy’s Executive Director David Breeze is enthused by the potential of gas reserves off the coast…



Applying common sense to schools

Forum – Re the recent teachers strikes: as Charles Dickens implied, it still is “the best of times and the worst of times” and that certainly includes in schools. Everyone…



Advantages of formal post-school study

Forum – Congratulations TAFE and Central Coast’s Trilogy Disability Services for your joint initiative of a traineeship, possibly leading to a Certificate III in Allied Health, we need more such…



Coal killing more than COVID

Forum – In recent times several Central Coast citizens have raised issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact. It is a distressing situation, however, I can’t help feeling equally…