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We are living under a dictatorship

Forum – Central Coast Council and its long suffering ratepayers are being rapped over the knuckles and ground into the dirt for our half a billion dollar debt, Councillors sacked…


Where are the cost reductions?

Forum – Why is the third Central Coast Council Administrator, Mr Rik Hart, not driven to reducing operating costs and minimising the rate shock to Gosford residents and businesses? The…


Council should focus on productivity

Forum – Our community is justifiably angry that Central Coast Council (CCC) has been granted a 15 per cent Special Rate Variation (SRV) to fund its own mismanagement. A whopping…



Whither our democratic rights?

Forum – With the appointment of a new Administrator for Central Coast Council, I am concerned that this unelected individual will make decisions and enter into long term contracts that…


Exorbitant charges

Forum – We are currently trying to build a house on the Central Coast, and after a five-week wait, have been asked to pay $1,750 to review our development application….