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Impose fines on waratah thief

[Forum] The October long weekend saw the arrival of several magnificent waratahs at the top of the Patonga Hill Ridge. These beauties were in several stages of bloom and admired by…



Support for rugby appreciated

[Forum] I wish to thank your publication for supporting Central Coast Rugby Union this year. We have had a great year, which culminated in a wonderful Grand Final in Woy Woy,…




Safe pedestrian access only half completed

[Forum] It is not hard to see the lovely sandstone where half a path has been constructed along Brisbane Water Dve, Point Clare, for safe pedestrian access. However, the second half…


Time to tell the truth about school funding

[Forum] Education is too important to be hijacked by politics and spin. The fact is that there are no cuts in Commonwealth school funding, in fact there are year on-year increases….



A mobile phone is now a must

[Forum] Our house has a lift originally installed for disabled use, and in the old days of landlines and ADSL, the lift telephone continued to work in a power blackout as…



Koolewong boating area only half done

[Forum] Congratulations on the fantastic new boat ramps and pontoons at Koolewong, but please tell me the rest of the potholed and the derelict car park is going to be resurfaced….


The world’s gone mad

[Forum] After reading some of the newspapers lately, I’ve come to the conclusion that our country is now out of control with stupid political correctness. Is there anything now called…



Wrong place to grow water-hungry crops

[Forum] Call me heartless, but I am afraid that I have very little sympathy for ‘Big Irrigation’, who also steal water by by-passing their meters, who insist on growing water-hungry…


Not too late to move Oyster Festival

[Forum] Our association, the National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association of Australia, fully supports the Vietnam Veterans and Mr Bill Jackson from Ettalong Beach Diggers in their opposition to holding…




Bus chaos at Gosford Interchange

[Forum] Never mind the train chaos in Sydney last Saturday, I moved away from the place nearly two decades ago and never looked back, what about the bus chaos at Gosford…



Focus on domestic violence not terrorism

[Forum] Domestic violence is the real terrorism here in Australia. Politicians bay like werewolves about the risks and evils of terrorism and spend billions of dollars fighting terrorism and American wars….