Central Coast Greens and the New Council

The Central Coast Greens have commenced preselection of candidates for the Council elections in September. “We look forward to the restoration of democracy in our region, after this period of administration forced by ‘voluntary’ merger of the former councils” said Cath Connor, Co-convenor of the Central Coast Greens. The Greens will be campaigning for a new Council that prioritizes the …

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2100: Woy Woy CBD, Springfield, Davistown, Tacoma, Chittaway Underwater

New mapping of updated data on predicted sea level rise shows how vulnerable the Central Coast is to climate change, say the Central Coast Greens, and how poorly Council, State and Federal governments have prepared for the impacts. Rising sea levels are not the only risk we face, say the Greens – food insecurity, water scarcity, more frequent and extreme …

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Calga Sand Quarry MOD.3 Crushing System

Central Coast Greens Presentation Presenter: Douglas Williamson, B.Sc., Dip.Ed., M.Env. I wish to acknowledge that we meet today on Darkinjung, Gu-ring-gai and Awabakal country and offer my respect and thanks to their elders past, present and future and to any other indigenous people present. This land was never ceded and remains now and forever aboriginal land. Central Coast Greens reject …

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Gonski 2.0: Not Like the Original

Gonski 2.0: Bastardisation Dressed up as Needs-Based Funding Media Release 3 May 2017 NSW Greens Education spokesperson Tamara Smith MP has condemned the Turnbull government’s latest act of bastardisation in suggesting that he is delivering the original Gonski reforms. “It must have been a very weird day indeed for David Gonski to be standing beside the PM who has totally bastardised …

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Decriminalisation Bill Voted Down

In the NSW Legislative Council on 11 May 2017, the majority voted against a woman’s right to choose. Here are the members who want to keep abortion a criminal offence and who refuse to provide a safe access zone around reproductive health clinics:

Council Elections – Call for Nominations

Council Election The Central Coast Council Election will be held on Saturday, 9 September. The amalgamation and ward system that have been imposed on us will make this a crucial election. The outcome will have a long term impact on the future development of the Central Coast and our beautiful physical environment. All members of the Central Coast Greens can …

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Save the Butterfly Cave

Lake Macquarie Greens would like to get this petition out to all Greens in NSW to help bring the numbers up to the 10000 required to have a question asked in parliament. I am told that  this is the first time there has been a campaign for a special site significant to aboriginal women in the area. This is really …

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Decriminalising Abortion

This letter is from our member Doug Williamson to local members Adam Crouch (Terrigal), Liesl Tesch (Gosford) and David Harris (Wyong) and to Coast Opinions at newslocal.com.au: Dear Mark, NSW & Queensland remain the only 2 states in Australia where it is still illegal to have an abortion under Division 12 Crimes Act (s. 82, 83 & 84), this means …

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