Climate Change a major issue for Robertson voters

Coast Community News spent time over recent weeks interviewing candidates for the Federal Seat of Robertson, as well as community groups and voters queueing at pre-poll booths. Videos of individual interviews with candidates and members…





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Former Central Coast Bandido arrested

A former senior member of the Central Coast chapter of the Bandidos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) has been charged after Strike Force Raptor seized knuckle dusters and illicit drugs from a home in the Hunter…


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Franked Dividends and Franking Credits explained

In Community Coast News edition 206, Geoff Mitchell of Kariong wrote “Could someone explain to me how the franking component of the Labor Party’s promises works?” Let’s look at Income and Income Tax with regards…


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Labor’s tax policies defended

The following is an open letter to Federal Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks. Dear Lucy Wicks, your election leaflet said Labor’s tax policy “weakens the economy with billions of dollars in high taxes.” That argument…


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Clean-up called for

Why is our city looking like a garbage tip on the entry at the Pacific Highway? It needs a clean-up. The internal part of the city needs the same, and the end of Mann St…


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Extra car spaces may not eventuate

Good luck with the promised 600 additional car parking spaces. Matt Kean, the Liberal Member for Hornsby, has promised the same at Hornsby station at the last three elections. Not a sign of any building…