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Mayor urges residents to commemorate ANZAC Day

Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, has urged residents to commemorate ANZAC Day while adhering to strict social distancing principles. Although formal celebrations have been cancelled, Cr Matthews said remembering our…




The Week’s Local News 5@5 in AV format

Central Coast weekly video news. The ‘must know’ stories from around the region: Storm and flood damage wash up. Dredging monies secured. Calls for Mayor to resign. Mobile tower disagreement….


Call for Mayor to resign

As the clean-up continues following the devastating storms earlier this month, Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is weathering a storm of her own. A motion going before Council at its…



Mayor’s 2020 priorities

[Gosford] Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews outlined some of her priorities for the year as part of a broad ranging video interview with Coast Community News this week. A comprehensive…




5@5 Video News September 27

This week’s lead stories; A New Mayor, Premier to visit Monday, Council snubs Crouch, Wyong Hospital troubles, New School for Warnervale, Wyong Roos, AFL Finals & Cute little devils. The…


New Mayor Matthews

[New Mayor] The Central Coast Council last night elected Lisa Matthews as the new Mayor for the next 12 months. In what appeared to be a predetermined outcome, the ALP-backed…


Mayor and deputy mayor to face election

Central Coast councillors will hold an election for mayor and deputy mayor on Monday, September 23. The councillors will hold office for one year until the next council elections to…


Mayor hosts youth climate forum

Central Coast Mayor, Jane Smith, hosted a youth forum on climate change policy, in Gosford Council Chambers, on November 30. Council has released a draft Climate Change Policy aiming for…



Unannounced urgency motion embarrasses Mayor

Independent Councillor for Budgewoi, Clr Greg Best, wants his fellow Councillors and Mayor Jane Smith to attend a workshop entitled, Chairing and Effective Meeting procedures. When Council met on June…


Council launches innovative e-waste scheme

Central Coast Council has recently engaged with a new e-waste contractor, Toxfree, to maximise e-waste recycling and reduce the amount of electronics ending up in landfill. Thanks to state of…




Mayor’s allowance set at $113,280

The Central Coast mayor will receive $113,280, the deputy mayor $37,383 and councillors $28,950 this coming year. Justifying the allowances, mayor Cr Jane Smith said the decision was based on…