Somersby

$850,000 funding for new Conservation Ark

Giant Barred Frogs, Manning River Helmeted Turtles and Stuttering Frogs will be the first tenants at Conservation Ark, a new conservation and recovery facility for endangered wildlife which was officially…


Shining a light on how to manage mental health

With mental health continually in the spotlight, particularly since COVID-19 restrictions first came into force in March, 2020, the Black Dog Institute is offering free mental health training for eligible…



$600,000 grant for Vision Lighting

The Central Coast will soon be the home of high-quality commercial lighting products, thanks to the establishment of a $1.3M manufacturing and laboratory facility at Somersby. Parliamentary Secretary for the…



Re-settling alligators a tricky task

The Australian Reptile Park said hello to 10 huge, adult male alligators, when they arrived from Australia Zoo on March 30. It was all hands on deck as keepers took…




Animal rehab centre to open at Somersby

The RSPCA’s Central Coast Shelter at Somersby closed to the public on November 7 to make way for a dedicated rehabilitation centre for animals who suffer from anxiety and behavioural…





Somersby’s BioTech Solutions site to expand

International chemical company, BASF, is expanding operations at its BioTech Solutions site at Somersby, providing a local supply of the company’s biological inoculant, Nodulator. The expansion follows an investment of…


Machinery accident at Somersby

A 26-year-old man was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition after a machinery accident at Somersbys Borg Manufacturing Warehouse on August 29. Its understood the mans…





Somersby company fined over injured worker

Somersby based kitchen cabinet manufacturer, Wholesale Joinery Pty Ltd, has been fined in Sydney District Court, after a 55-year-old employee, fell 4.5 metres from atop a cool room. The Central…


Somersby Scamper Cross Country Fun Run

Primary School students from across the Central Coast are preparing for the Somersby Scamper School Cup. Somersby Scamper Cross Country Fun Run is a free family event held at Somersby…