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I don’t want change

After having lived my life in possibly the best country in the world, I ask, why should we change? I have been brought up in fresh air and sunshine and…


Quarry neighbours remain concerned

In a recent media release from Gosford Council dated December 10, the mayor indicated that locally-based recycling facilities played an important role in our economy and that the wider community…


Candidate did good deeds as a citizen

Congratulations to Ms Kathy Smith who was elected as candidate for the Australian Labor Party for the state seat of Gosford. Some years back I met Ms Smith at a…


Two Major Residential Developments Approved

Two major residential developments worth over $24 million in and around Gosford’s city centre were approved by Gosford Council at its last meeting for the year on Tuesday, December 9….


Peat Island Planning Proposal Endorsed

Gosford City councillors were vocal in their opinions on Tuesday, December 9, about the preparation of a planning proposal which could lead to the development of Peat Island. The decision…





Bambara Lobby Group Tastes Success at Last

A 6,200 square metre parcel of land will be added to Brisbane Water National Park at Kariong protecting important cultural sites and expanding habitat for a number of threatened native…







Speed Humps Save Lives

Gosford Council has turned down a request by the residents of Glennie St and Dunbar Way, North Gosford, for speed-humps to be installed. There are many children playing in the…



Young asylum seekers to receive schooling

For so long Central Coast residents and so many fellow Australians have despaired of the harsh treatment and lack of human kindness metred out to our asylum seekers, especially the…



Our sensitive aquifer explained

The Land and Environment Court Hearing on September 8 challenged the proposed Rocla extension and Calga application. I plan to explain simply what our ancient, uplifted, fractured porous aquifer is…


Successful building developments wanted

 The Central Coast seems to attract a never ending stream of developers who, half the time, finish up doing nothing. Gosford Township is a perfect example of a multitude of…