letters

Price gouging needs to be controlled

[Forum] The following is an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Federal and State Governments; Dear Prime Minister, Federal and State members, whilst you are busy legislating…





‘The greenhouse effect’ says it all

[Foum] This letter is in response to Godfrey Franz’s letter which appeared in Coast Community News, edition 229. Mr Franz can expect to find no evidence one way or the…





Social housing: What is the alternative?

[Forum] Recently I have noticed an understandable degree of concern at recent social housing developments, specifically at Pacific Link near Rawson Rd and Ocean Beach Rd. Full disclosure: I live…


We need unity for community

[Forum] This is an open letter to all Central Coast Councillors. Due to a number of private issues that have grounded me for much of the last 12 months, I’ve…


Constructive political action is needed

[Forum] We have a Prime Minister who tells us that organising water-bombing aircraft is a state responsibility and outside his jurisdiction. This is the same Prime Minister who, during the…





Expensive roundabout will cause delays

[Forum] When I first read about council’s plan for a roundabout at the Maitland Bay Dve and Picnic Pde intersection, I thought: What a waste of money! Now that more…




RPAC business plan is probably out of date

[Forum] This letter is in response to Romaine Rutnam, whose letter, “RPAC critic invited to become a member” appeared in edition 220. If the Friends Of the Performing Arts Precinct…


We’re selling the country

[Forum] I am asking why is it that we have a million Australians out of work when our businesses are going overseas for cheap labour and putting our nation at…