Confusion, Delay Steal the Day with Baird’s Forced Council Mergers

It’s official Media release: 22 November 2016 Baird’s unpopular forced council amalgamations are continuing to cause confusion and chaos, with advice from the Office of Local Government today indicating that there could be as many as four separate election dates for local councils. The so-called “clarification was sent by circular to all local councils this week.  It sets out four …

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Gosford Public Land Won’t Be Sold!

It is now over 12 months since this issue first appeared on the former Gosford Council agenda. Over 25 lots of community public land were identified to be reclassified to operational land for the purpose of being sold off. Since that time, an ever increasing number of community members have rallied together to protect their local patch of open space – some with …

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97% of Crown Land leases go to those in the know, says Auditor General

The Baird Government is grossly mismanaging the Crown Land estate and the community is being frozen out of decision-making, according to a report from the NSW Auditor General into the Sale and lease of Crown land<>. This report confirms what the Greens and members of the public have been saying for years, that public parks, reserves and foreshores lands are …

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Submission in Regard to CCC Land Sale Strategy

Submission in Regard to CCC Land Sale Strategy From: Kate da Costa <> Subject: Submission in regard to CCC Land Sale Strategy Date: 20 July 2016 1:47:54 pm AEST To:, Cc: sue chidgey <> Bcc:   Dear Mr Noble and Mr Hancock Thank you for the opportunity to make a submission in relation to the process of …

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Stop the Sale of Central Coast Playgrounds and Parks for Housing Development

As our elected Council has been sacked, we ask that the park sales be stopped until the new Council is elected next year, or simply stop the park sales altogether. These parks belong to the people. Selling them without regard to public amenity is a betrayal, and doing so while we have an unelected council is clearly undemocratic. Sign the petition.

Audit the NBN Rollout on Central Coast (for the sake of the nation)

Regional businessman and past chair of the region’s Broadband Infrastructure Group David Abrahams is calling for a full audit of the NBN rollout on the Central Coast for the sake of the nation. He’s calling on all candidates to support his call for an audit. He’s also asking all business and community groups to support the audit and share their …

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