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15 March 2021
As we go to press it is exactly six months to the next Local Government Elections. Saturday 4th September 2021 promises to be a defining day for the Central Coast which has endured four years of infantile petty politics and mismanagement across the board resulting in the appointment of an Administrator on 30th October last year. Looking at the fifteen councillors that we voted in only two should be considered for re-election if they should choose to run Councillors Greg Best and Bruce M...
Warnervale Airport - 25 lost years
15 March 2021
16th February will go down as Victory Day for the Warnervale Airport with the repeal of reh Warnervale Airport (Restrictions) Act 1996. This senseless Act, introduced in 1996 by Labor Member for Wyong Paul Crittenden, had the effect of limiting the use of Warnervale Airport so that it would never reach its potential as a regional general aviation airport.  Crittenden's motive was totally political.  He was supporting a handful of activists. Minister for Planning and Public...
Wadalba property owners hung out to dry
15 March 2021
In one of the most diabolical cases of council maladministration, firstly at Wyong Council and now at the amalgamated Central Coast Council a group of East Wadalba property owners have been hung out to dry by council staff over the past twelve years as they seek to get their land rezoned and sub-divided, while staff prevaricate, obfuscate and it appears deliberately obstruct a residential development of 1,200 homesites costing council millions in lost rates and the property owners millions ...
Star Scientific signs world first hydrogen deal with Philippines Government
15 March 2021
Berkeley Vale based Star Scientific Limited has signed a world-first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Energy of the Republic of the Philippines to explore the utilisation of Star's S&P Platts award-winning HERO® technology and hydrogen, to bring clean energy and desalinated water to a country currently largely reliant on imported fossil fuels. The MoU heralds the hydrogen revolution and provides the Philippines an opportunity for energy and water self-suf...
Administrator announces new CEO for Central Coast Council
15 March 2021
Central Coast Council Administrator, Mr Dick Persson AM has announced Mr David Farmer as the new Chief Executive Officer of Central Coast Council. Mr Persson said the appointment of Mr Farmer and his experience is crucial in leading Council toward recovery and will provide strong reassurance to the community that the tough decisions taken now will not be wasted.  "David has had up to 40 years' experience in Local Government in New South Wales and Queensland, each of his la...

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