JOHN KAYE MEMORIAL AWARD 2021

Join us for this event to honour the work and contributions of the John Kaye Memorial Award winners, Leetona Dungay and Manyana Matters. The John Kaye Memorial Award recognises an outstanding individual or collective contribution towards social and environmental justice. The award presentation event will be held online, with a screening of a short film by Manyana Matters and keynote speeches …

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Rejection of proposed walkway around Terrigal Lagoon DA62171/2021

Dear Messrs. Farmer and Tarasenko, I want Central Coast Council (CCC) to reject the current proposal (Option 3) to build a walkway around Terrigal Lagoon, DA62171/2021. Firstly, I note that the link provided on the Your Voice Our Coast – Terrigal Walking Trail website to make an online submission does not work. Secondly, that CCC is asking for community input …

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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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Media Release: Bring Peace to Warnervale, the Airport Conflict Must End

The Central Coast Greens remain committed to protecting residents from noise, the environment from pollution and the council from wasting money, by standing against changes to the Warnervale aerodrome. Despite some former councillors’ grandiose plans for a regional airport, there is no commercial demand, and a great many reasons to retain the aerodrome at its current modest size. The Warnervale …

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Inquiry into the Warnervale Airport (Restrictions) Repeal Bill 2020

Fill in the Online Questionnaire Here You may be aware of the eternal wrangling surrounding the Council-owned Warnervale ‘Airport’ issue. It has been thirty years since the former Wyong Shire Council first dreamt up One of several grandiose schemes to turn the very modest airfield (officially an Aircraft Landing Area) at Warnervale into a major airport. The problem then, as …

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Media Release: Final Green New Deal for the Central Coast for 2020

Central Coast Greens have been hosting an inspirational series of zoom webinars looking at pathways the Central Coast might take post-COVID19 to create a robust, clean and resilient local economy in a way that tackles the overlapping challenges of the climate crisis and social inequality. The fourth and final event in this series will take place live online on Saturday …

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Media Release: Planned Retreat, Sensible Policy to Deliver for the Whole Community

The Central Coast Greens express sympathy for the distressing and challenging situation of owners affected by the recent storms on the Central Coast. These events highlight the need for effective policies to address the issues raised by more frequent extreme weather events and sea-level rise due to human-induced climate change while compensating affected residents. The Central Coast Greens have again backed …

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