letters to the editor



Double standards from EPA?

Local residents read with interest your story that “Environmental lawyers have cautioned the NSW EPA that its decision to give Delta Electricity a pollution exemption in December last year is…


The great Woy Woy car park mirage

A car park for Woy Woy … sounds like déjà vu. Does Lucy Wicks or anyone  in the Federal Coalition really think that we are going to fall for that,…


Where to find new councillors?

I fully agree with Bruce Hyland’s comments re suitably qualified and experienced people for the role of councillors (CCC, March 23). The problem is where to find them. I think…




So much for local knowledge

Two weeks ago my husband tried to report the road at Walkers Ridge, which comes under Kulnura. It is in a dreadful state, and dangerous. In the past Wyong has always…


CCACF challenges aspects of regional plan

The Central Coast Branch of the Australian Conservation Foundation (CCACF) supports the concept of Objective 3 of the draft Central Coast Regional Strategy that claims to reduce car dependency and increase the walkability of neighbourhoods. However,…


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…



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 new…


Can councillors really return?

[Forum] Regarding “Council’s debt blows out to $565M” (CCN, December 4); I have seen a couple of times now (that) the councillors could be returned, attributed to the Administrator Dick…




Headline seen as unfair criticism

[Forum] Your headline “Prime Minister makes a flying visit to the Central Coast but has nothing new to offer, ” (edition 220) is, by inference, unfairly critical of the Prime…



Meeting closed to the community

[Forum] As a long-term resident of the Central Coast, I was interested in attending the NSW Government’s so called Community Cabinet meeting at Mingara on September 30. I have attended…