Council

Council auditors to change emphasis

Central Coast Council is working on more than 270 unaddressed recommendations and management actions arising from reviews by the NSW Audit Office; external consultant reviews and Council’s own internal auditor…



Ratepayers respond to rate rise options

Ratepayers and residents are speaking up with their ideas on how Central Coast Council should manage its financial debt. Council invited people to take a survey on Council’s suggestions of…







CEO $380,000 termination payment explained

Central Coast Administrator, Dick Persson, has issued a statement to explain his decision to make a $380,000 termination payment to former Chief Executive Officer, Gary Murphy. “Ratepayers’ anger about my…


Consultation underway on a rate rise

Central Coast Council has commenced a formal community consultation for their proposed rate rise of between 10-15% to cover the repayment of restricted funds accessed over the last several years….


Litany of errors date back to 2016

A specialist accounting firm that works with councils appears to have shed more light on the cause of Central Coast Council’s financial woes. LG Solutions looked at Council’s publicly available…



Council declares war on graffiti

Central Coast Council is declaring a war on graffiti this summer, with a new region-wide strategy adopted, and appeals to residents to play their part. The Central Coast Graffiti Management…








Council is seeking a $100M loan

Central Coast Council is on the hunt for another loan, this time for up to $100M. This comes on top of a loan for $50M secured in November. “Negotiations with…