NSW Government

New interchange the solution

In recent editions of Pelican there have been comments on the Rawson Rd Rail Crossing and the disappearance of any corrective actions by the NSW Government. Looking at the very…





Firefighters trained to assist wildlife

Local firefighters will be given training in wildlife first response to help wildlife impacted by bushfires under a new NSW Government initiative. Environment Minister, Matt Kean, said the training will…


Not one shovel has hit the dirt

Forum – As the Central Coast comes back to life after COVID lockdown, we are again reminded of the incompetence and the broken promises of this inept NSW Government. At…


Consider adopting a new furry friend

Families looking to bring a new furry friend home this Christmas are encouraged to ‘adopt not shop’ when making their choice. The ‘adopt not shop’ campaign comes six months after…




Upgrades coming for Copa fire station

Copacabana Rural Fire Brigade will undergo a major upgrade paid for by a $59,800 State Government grant. Brigade Captain, Shane Hughes, said the “fairly significant” funding from the Government’s Infrastructure…


Paddy gives station upgrade the thumbs up

When the new multi-million-dollar upgrade of Narara railway station was unveiled on November 29, even self-proclaimed Mayor of Narara, Paddy Gerrard, gave it the thumbs up. The Triple M breakfast…



Racetracks or classrooms?

Forum – Regarding your item in CCN issue 320 concerning NSW Government funding of $11.4M for Gosford Racecourse. I am absolutely astounded to learn the State Government has provided $8M…






New ambulance station to be built at hospital

A new ambulance station will be built at Woy Woy Hospital in 2022 as part of the NSW Government’s focus on rural ambulance infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast,…


Some things can’t be learned online

Forum – So, the NSW Government is forcing TAFE to move to online courses (“Labor MPs protest ‘gutting’ of TAFE to move to online learning”, Chronicle p8 Nov 10). How…


Sports women given a funding boost

A new funding package from the NSW Government is aimed at promoting leadership opportunities for women in sports-based roles both on and off the field. Minister for Sport, Natalie Ward,…