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Time to tell the truth about school funding

[Forum] Education is too important to be hijacked by politics and spin. The fact is that there are no cuts in Commonwealth school funding, in fact there are year on-year increases….



A mobile phone is now a must

[Forum] Our house has a lift originally installed for disabled use, and in the old days of landlines and ADSL, the lift telephone continued to work in a power blackout as…



Koolewong boating area only half done

[Forum] Congratulations on the fantastic new boat ramps and pontoons at Koolewong, but please tell me the rest of the potholed and the derelict car park is going to be resurfaced….


The world’s gone mad

[Forum] After reading some of the newspapers lately, I’ve come to the conclusion that our country is now out of control with stupid political correctness. Is there anything now called…


Not too late to move Oyster Festival

[Forum] Our association, the National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association of Australia, fully supports the Vietnam Veterans and Mr Bill Jackson from Ettalong Beach Diggers in their opposition to holding…



Bus chaos at Gosford Interchange

[Forum] Never mind the train chaos in Sydney last Saturday, I moved away from the place nearly two decades ago and never looked back, what about the bus chaos at Gosford…



Focus on domestic violence not terrorism

[Forum] Domestic violence is the real terrorism here in Australia. Politicians bay like werewolves about the risks and evils of terrorism and spend billions of dollars fighting terrorism and American wars….


Public interest journalism appreciated

The Progress Association would like to congratulate you on the community interest inclusions in the Coast Community Newspaper. Your focused reporting of issues throughout our community is sincerely appreciated by…


Are attacks on the ABC indefensible?

[Forum] On the evening of Friday, August 3, a public meeting was held at the Gosford Leagues Club by Friends of the ABC to discuss the apparent attack by the present…



Volunteers should have their insurance paid

[Forum] Australia is a nation that needs volunteers, but most of them will not come forward because of insurance. Under the Howard Government, our then Local Member, Jim Lloyd and Larry…






More money to be spent on Gosford CBD

I refer to Minister Roberts’ recent fanfare announcement that $42m was earmarked by the NSW Government to fund infrastructure, such as water and sewer, in Gosford City centre. I have…