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Consider yourself lucky

Forum – In response to Danny Muller’s entry in the Forum of edition 204 regarding the pension, consider yourself blessed that you live in Australia. While I agree that some…


Bouquet for council workers

Forum – I just had council out to fix a drainage problem that I had, and what a nice bunch of fellas they are. They took every care with the…



Can’t we build our own trains?

Forum – The best trains being built are Australian, built in the Newcastle factory at Goninan’s near Broadmeadow, Newcastle. So I ask why is any government buying trains made overseas…


Blatant lack of respect

Forum – Yesterday afternoon (Sunday, September 14), my husband and I parked in a disabled reserved spot, as we have a permit to do so, at Coles Toukley. The car…




Build a sea wall

Forum Planned Retreat is just about the dumbest unproven theory since the flat earth society actually existed. These galoops ignore the facts and the science – we have thousands and…



Planned retreat is a dumb unproven theory

Forum I write in reference to Coast Community Chronicle September 2, page 6, “Planned retreat is the best way to combat coastal erosion – Greens”. Planned retreat is just about…




Seating will only make thin lane thinner

Forum I write in reference to the article in Peninsula News 501 on August 24 about the laneway between Umina Beach surf club and Ocean Beach surf club being “upgraded”….


Paperbarks slashed yet again

Forum My journey into Woy Woy has become incredibly stressful. The tree hackers have been at it again and the melaleuca quinquernervias, or broad leaved paper-barks, in South Woy Woy,…


Poor form, Mr Hazzard

Forum Disasters can bring out the best and worst in all of us but last week’s performance by the NSW Health Minister where he openly abused the NSW Opposition leader,…




Let’s stick to the facts

Forum Mr. Findley’s notion that Australian industries have relocated overseas because of the payroll tax (“Ditch payroll tax”, CCN 257) is so outlandish that it is hard to know how…