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Campaign to close off choices for Wamberal

Forum – It is disturbing that the Wamberal Taskforce is downgrading the issue of sand renourishment in its agenda (“Wamberal community says sand nourishment must stay on agenda”, CCN 319),…


Asking vaxed questions

Forum – Following 18 months of our new normal you’d think the message would have gotten out to all and sundry. No, it appears. You can’t imagine how disappointed and…


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…



Buckley’s chance of protecting coal

Forum – As part of agreeing to Climate Change legislation, some of our politicians have demanded “protection for the mining industry”. Australia mines many things such as iron, aluminium, lead,…



Jab better than ventilator

Forum – I read your correspondent’s letter (“Policy ‘not in step with global experience”, CCN318) with a degree of astonishment bordering upon incredulity. He seems to object to alleged “experimental”…


Finding fault with technocrats

Forum – Administrator Rick Hart’s suggestion that some Councillors should be appointed by bureaucrats rather than elected is closer to the system imposed on Hong Kong by China than the…


Nothing beats pub garlic bread

Forum – I visited the brand-new Hotel Gosford outfit this week and was pleasantly surprised at the renovation. It’s quite lovely … it reminds me of the speakeasies my Aunty…


Speak up for the ABC

Forum – This additional Senate Inquiry into the ABC is in fact not a routine majority Senate Inquiry as we are led to believe by the Morrison Government. It has…


Watercolour painting denial questioned

Forum – What a bunch of miserable sods our Central Coast Council are … I refer to the full-page article on Page 13 (PP035) ‘Watercolour Picnic’. A wonderful story about…