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Council must reassess locking disabled toilets

The Chief Executive Officer of Charmhaven Tennis Centre is urging Central Coast Council to reassess its approach to the management of public disabled toilets.Tennis Centre CEO, Brett Bevan, wrote to Council after centre users advised…


Petition for cancer World Record

A Change.org petition has been launched to see a Wyong woman’s enduring battle with cancer added to the Guinness Book of World Records.The petition was started to celebrate the bravery, strength and fortitude of, Elizabeth…


Voices for Central Coast Disability speak up

Federal Member for Dobell, Emma McBride, was joined by Shadow Minister for Human Services, Linda Burney, on Wednesday, August 1, to meet with locals concerned about the state of the NDIS and Centrelink.McBride and Burney…


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Hospital auxiliary AGM attended

Federal Member for Dobell, Emma McBride, and Member for Wyong, David Harris, attended the Wyong Hospital Auxiliary’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, July 24.“One of the most amazing community groups, amongst the incredible local groups…



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Woman dies from meningococcal disease

Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) is reminding the community to be aware of the symptoms of meningococcal disease, following the recent death of a local woman.The CCLHD said they could not provide the suburb…


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Medicare Taskforce Committee gains local knowledge

Representatives from Central Coast aged and healthcare providers, workers, carers and dementia advocates, met at The Entrance, on July 11, to discuss challenges in Australia’s aged care system.The forum was held by Federal Labor’s Medicare…


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Aged care funding cuts result in less staff

A Bateau Bay aged care facility will cut nearly 400 hours a week from their workers’ rosters as a direct result of the Federal Government’s aged care funding freeze, according to Member for Dobell, Emma…


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Physically Active Kids Project

The Wallarah Area Learning Community, consisting of Budgewoi, Blue Havenl, Northlakes, Toukley and Gorokan Public Schools, and Northlakes and Gorokan High Schools, have been selected to be part of the Physically Active Kids Project.The project…