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Election to fix all ills

FORUM – Given that a politician’s promises are not worth the paper that they’re written on (“Seeking proof of intentions on PEP-11”, Forum, CCN 324), it would appear that the…


‘Hit and run victims’ pay for repairs

FORUM – “Cracked Sydney trams no longer under warranty” is the latest shipwreck of the “going-forward” NSW Liberal Government. Decapitating or sinking ferries, cladding falling off buildings, fire hazards, destruction…



Some company to be in

Forum – For Federal Member for Dobell, Emma McBride, to describe the Government’s climate “plan” as weak is by way of classic understatement (“Government’s emission plan described as weak”, Chronicle…


In favour of vaccine passports

Forum – I would like to make a comment on the vaccines. A few weeks ago, as I sat on my balcony watching the anti-vaxxers protest it made me think…


Not vulnerable enough for early booster

Forum – Today I took my disabled 79-year-old partner to Wyong Hospital to obtain an early booster COVID 19 vaccine. He had his second AstraZeneca in August. We went to…


Not one shovel has hit the dirt

Forum – As the Central Coast comes back to life after COVID lockdown, we are again reminded of the incompetence and the broken promises of this inept NSW Government. At…


Village character gone forever

Forum – I am sorry to have to say it, but it seems to me that any campaign to preserve the Ettalong waterfront is a lost cause (“Chamber says Esplanade…


‘No’ case for referendum

Forum – The Central Coast prior and past the amalgamation had community representation on the Council via councillors who stood for the communities that voted them in. To read that…


Applying common sense to schools

Forum – Re the recent teachers strikes: as Charles Dickens implied, it still is “the best of times and the worst of times” and that certainly includes in schools. Everyone…


Please use bins provided

Forum – As a long-term resident of the Central Coast, I am often dismayed, during holiday periods, as I walk along our beautiful beaches, at the amount of polystyrene coffee…