News and Acheivements
It’s an election year – local Council elections. Most in our community will be blissfully unaware, however, in 7 months time, they will need to walk into a polling booth and select who they want to represent them on their local Council.
For many the decision will be the party they favour or the face that they recognise or whoever has caught their attention in the local media. In reality, many will select somebody without truly knowing anything about them or what they stand for. In my local Council the hostility of politics has already ramped up.
Below is the advertised Development Applications as they appear in the Express Advocate each week. Please note that this may not include all items currently on exhibition - especially through the NSW Department of Planning and the NSW environment department.You can also register to receive a Council eNewsletter and also visit YourVoiceOurCoast to see what's on exhibition.
Central Coast Council - Media release
Following Central Coast Council’s adoption of a Climate Change Policy last year, the community is encouraged to become actively involved in the program’s next phase with a series of place-based community workshops kicking off.
Congratulations to Killcare Wagstaffe Trust for hosting a very successful public meeting on 27 February at Killcare - "Climate Change - what it is and what we can do about it". Over 100 people attended to hear two outstanding speakers - Bob Conroy and Dr. Mark Diesendorf.
Council's Status of Women Advisory Group held the launch of International Women's Week on Friday night. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. The launch event included keynote speaker, Viki Campbell, our Central Coast Australia Day Ambassador 2020.