Media Release: Administrator says no to a popular vote on de-amalgamation

The administrator has ruled out giving the Central Coast a popular vote on de-amalgamation at the September Council elections. Administrator Dick Persson has also declined to withdraw the Gosford Council building from the asset sales list. Greens candidate for Budgewoi ward Sue Wynn said:  “We stand firm in our belief that residents deserve an opportunity to have their say on …

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Media Release: Central Coast Council administrator ventures into politics

On Tuesday the 9th of March the Administrator Dick Persson confirmed that he would continue to impose his limited-range vision for a reconfigured Council, refusing to extend the options for the referendum questions. The Central Coast Greens highlight that the referendum survey on display at Your Voice Our Coast does not represent consultation in good faith. We believe that the …

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Media Release: The Central Coast Greens call for a popular vote on de-amalgamation

The Central Coast Greens call for a popular vote on de-amalgamation to allow the community to indicate whether or not they support returning to the former Wyong and Gosford Local Government Areas. (LGAs). The push for the amalgamation of Wyong and Gosford Councils lacked a popular mandate and has angered locals –  resentment is still present in our community today. …

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Media Release: Coalition Government must accept responsibility for Central Coast Council’s financial mess

The forced merger of Gosford and Wyong Councils into the Central Coast Council has been a financial disaster for the people of the Central Coast for which the Coalition Government must take responsibility says the Central Coast Greens. With Central Coast Council on the edge of financial meltdown and facing potential suspension by the State Government, the Greens, who are …

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