politics

Healthy people on a sick planet?

Forum – Many leaders in industry, politicians, religious leaders, educators and economists continue to try to solve today’s problems with the same thinking that created them. They are down at…


Let’s get back to basics

Forum – Isn’t it about time that we all spoke plainly and removed the political correctness from our society? The majority of people I have spoken to over the past…



Where are we headed?

Forum – Over the last 40 years I have seen the demise of the Waratah Spring Festival and the Kariong Flower Show, Old Sydney Town and our country towns closing…


Alternate way of practising democracy needed

Forum – Pork barrelling is made possible by Australia’s electoral system, based on Single Member Electoral Districts. Many Australians are not aware of alternatives. In Multi Member District systems, used…





Video News: Get to know Scot MacDonald

The latest instalment of Central Coast Newspapers’ video news features the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Mr Scot MacDonald. Mr MacDonald talks about how he was drawn into politics…





Arts Party seeks votes for the arts

The Arts Party is currently undertaking crowd funding via pozible.com to raise $35,000 for its campaign, which is supported by high-profile national names including Bryan Brown, Ben Quilty and Lex…