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Is an attractive denser urban environment possible?

The best of both worlds: an innovative, smart, small scale, high density, lifestyle. Is it possible to densify the Central Coast, create a more cohesive urban environment, and more attractive and active townships, while keeping…


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Telstra’s new motto

For about two months I was without Telstra service due to NBN slicing through the wrong cable for reasons unknown. It has now been restored, and Telstra is happy to refund me for the outage,…


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A resurged Old Sydney Town is fantasy

Suggestions of a resurged Old Sydney Town to be included in the development of 120ha of Somersby land is fantasy. I expect the State Government to take control so that maximum development is achieved. The…


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CO2 levels have little impact on global temperature

In response to the article “Community Environment Network calls on Government to act now on climate change,” that appeared in Coast Community News edition 208; The Community Environment Network’s, Richard Weller’s, throw away lines to…


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Waste of food is intolerable

I was watching LandLine today and the waste of food is intolerable. Tons and tons of carrots have been dumped just because they are not perfect for sale in our supermarkets. So politicians what are…


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The regions are not being looked after

In the last eighteen months, the RMS has not repaired the grate on the gutter side of the Central Coast Highway at the Caltex Service Station at West Gosford. I am starting to wonder where…



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Labor is the best manager of our economy

When we had the crisis of stagflation in the 80s, it was the worst crisis since the Great Depression; double digit inflation, record high unemployment and very high interest rates. The Australian people voted for…


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Terrigal is an area surviving on memories

At a recent meeting, details of the proposed Terrigal Boardwalk were advised. Construction cost alone is a staggering $24,000 per metre. Estimated asset life is only 20 years. Maintenance costs during the life of the…