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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Wildlife and urban forests under threat on the Central Coast

We urgently need your help to protect vital habitats on the Coast. We know that climate change has led to more intense, more dangerous and more extensive bushfires than we have ever seen. Fuel load has increased because of longer and more frequent droughts. Hazard reduction is more difficult with fewer safe days, and cuts to services. But what hasn’t …

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Central Coast Greens Support Hazard Reduction Burns

Central Coast Greens Support Hazard Reduction Burns

The Central Coast Greens support hazard reduction management guided by the best expert advice. After the recent devastating bushfire season, some commentators have blamed the Greens for a lack of hazard reduction burns to prevent bush fires.

The Greens, however, back the statements of senior bush fire professionals that hazard reduction has become more difficult due to longer, hotter and dryer conditions leading to fewer safe periods for hazard reduction burns.

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