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Thanks for the coverage

[Forum] This is a short message to say a big and sincere thank you on behalf of the lads at Umina Beach Men’s Shed for providing coverage in your excellent…





Not happy with Council project expenditure

[Forum] Councillor Greg Best called for an independent audit into Council’s handling of the Regional Performing Arts Centre/Regional Library projects and was voted down, but you did not disclose who…


Call to action over Coal-ash dam legacy

[Forum] The Coal-Ash Community Alliance (CCA) welcomes the announcement of the Legislative Council’s Inquiry into the costs for remediation of sites containing coal ash repositories , including Eraring and Vales…


Our democracy is not democracy at all

[Forum] Peter Bayley (Forum edition 213) claims that proportional representation party list often leads to unstable coalitions. That is incorrect. He claims this based on the examples of Italy and…








Stop stage 2 of Winney Bay destruction

[Forum] Winney Bay Reserve, Copacabana , may not be part of your backyard, but it is part of Australia’s heritage, indeed part of our world, and as such, it deserves respect…


Recycling needs to be made compulsory

[Forum] It appears to me that mankind has no choice but to compulsorily recycle all we can. According to the world’s scientists, we only have 30 years of resources left…


Affordable homes called for

[Forum] Considering the detailed research and published documentation on homelessness carried out by the Central Coast Council; it’s hard to believe that some people are unable to accept the reality…




Support for rugby appreciated

[Forum] I wish to thank your publication for supporting Central Coast Rugby Union this year. We have had a great year, which culminated in a wonderful Grand Final in Woy Woy,…


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….