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11 Jan 2021
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Petrol prices cheapest on Coast
Four coronavirus cases in 2257
Peninsula News' role - supporting local democracy
Two young life savers conduct successful rescue
Higher crime rate in Woy Woy than in Umina-Ettalong
Shop at aged care home replaces supermarket outings
Both old and new trees needed, says GUST
The world needs altruists, says Rotary club president
Expired flares to be collected at Lions Park
Petrol station neighbours hit by noise and parking limit
Statements made about local coronavirus cases
One ferry stops while other continues
Crime rate drops on the Peninsula
'Busiest holiday season ever', say tourism operators
'Strict new laws' to control short-term rentals
Market stall for Uganda project
Bank contributes $160,000 to local projects
Developer seeks to move planned building one metre
Certificate allows construction of multi-dwelling project
New bridge built at arboretum
Tree-planting tally reaches 473
Long-serving Rotary members move on
Blue boat removed from mangroves
Coast could be hit with privatisation, says Tesch
Email the council 'if a tree is removed', says tree group
Wharf construction resumes for new year
Wettest December in wettest year in 16 years
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Does council give credence to inaccurate traffic studies?
Elderly patients forced to wait outside on foot
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Free weekly women's exercise class
Peninsula loses free immunisation clinic
Only two aged care visitors a day, relatives told
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External groups create artworks at Woy Woy and Umina
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Church reviews its part in religious education program
College students offered tertiary places
Shade trees planted outside school
Back packs and school supplies for families in need
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O'Farrell scores 111 for Southern Spirt
Donations sought for new soccer clubhouse
Bunnies ask junior players to register
Women's soccer coach sought
Year's first red point event for bridge club
Virus restrictions change Pennants Trial
Netball club sets registration fees
Bridge club championship
Soccer trials and training start at SEU

Coast could be hit with privatisation, says Tesch

Member for Gosford Ms Liesl Tesch has warned that the Central Coast could be hit with privatisation.

She said the Government had shown its support for privatisation with the remaining 49 per cent of the WestConnex tunnel being sold off along, with the continued privatising of the remainder of Sydney's bus services into 2021.

She said that privatisation had become a preferred answer to difficulty.

"Because of the NSW Government's refusal to bail out Central Coast Council, despite the forced amalgamation, swathes of council land looks to be sold off."

Ms Tesch said: "Selling off NSW assets is not the only economically viable option to consider and instead it can be very damaging."

Most experts agreed that privatisation was "a fatal technique when it comes to our State's pocket", she said.





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