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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….



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…



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…



Much more can be done for the homeless

[Forum] It is not enough to provide even a massive increase in transitory housing for rough sleepers who wish shelter. As things remain, the number of homeless will just keep…