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Major Coastal Conference underway

More than 200 delegates are in Terrigal until November 1 for the 2019 Coastal Conference. They include academics, government professionals, and experts who will discuss the theme of connecting coast, catchment and community at the…


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Council has an income drop and less expenses

Central Coast Council earned less income from continuing operations in the 2018/19 financial year compared with the 2017/18 financial year. Its total income was $637.2M last year compared to $651.2 the year before. Total expenses…



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Water saving measures to be examined

Central Coast Council is to look into the feasibility of installing water tanks at discounted rates for pensioners and possibly other low income groups across the region, following a successful motion from Councillor Kyle MacGregor…


Free rooftop solar systems on offer

Low income households across the Terrigal electorate are being offered a free rooftop solar system and installation worth $4,000. Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, said up to 3,000 households can benefit. “The Central Coast…


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Integrity and ethical standards unit not required

Central Coast Council doesn’t need an integrity and ethical standards unit, says its audit risk and improvement committee. Instead, Council just needs to clarify and promote the role of its internal ombudsman, they say. Councillors…