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WAR Act needs to remain as is

[Forum}The Central Coast Airport Resistance Group (CCARG) is requesting the reviewers of the Warnervale Airport (Restrictions) Act 1996 to retain the Act intact, as the previous Minister, Anthony Roberts, decided…




Pacific Link proposal reduces social housing

[Forum] Luke Chell (Forum, edition 487) expresses commendable sentiments. There is a real need for social housing. However, exactly what is provider Pacific Link proposing for its site near the…





Nature has a way of recovering

[Forum] Put the words ‘climate’ and ‘change’ into a headline (Coast Community News edition 229) and you are bound to get some reaction in this modern era. After all, it…


‘The greenhouse effect’ says it all

[Foum] This letter is in response to Godfrey Franz’s letter which appeared in Coast Community News, edition 229. Mr Franz can expect to find no evidence one way or the…





Minister’s response was misleading

[Forum] In response to Paul Fletcher’s letter (Coast Community News Feb 7 p 14): Mr Fletcher, Federal Minister for Communications, stated: “Our safety standards in Australia are based on the…


Train disruptions becoming more frequent

[Forum]Once again, on February 10, we experienced a disrupted chaotic journey to the city from Woy Woy: People left queuing with buses coming every 30 minutes during peak hour on…


TAFE is an important alternative pathway

Over the past decade or so, the emphasis in public discourse has been disproportionately on university as the route to a successful career, while TAFE as a pathway, has been…


Hang glider rescued from cliff

A hang glider was rescued from a cliff off Bateau Bay’s Crackneck Lookout after crashing his glider. Emergency services were called to the lookout, located in Wyrrabalong National Park, at…


Climate action rejected for 40 years

Climate change action has been rejected by the three levels of government since at least the 1980s. The ramifications of this apathy have reached crisis level years in advance of…