Council de-merger on the horizon? And no go to Masters?

Country Labor Candidate, Dr David Keegan and Shadow Minister for Local Government, Mr Peter Primrose have signed a written pledge that should Labor be elected into government, a council de-merger referendum, and stopping Masters are initiatives that they will pursue


Cr. Len Roberts is no longer the Honorary CEO of the Karuah Aboriginal Land Council. And he’s left Newcastle Court with a tarnished reputation – another  blow to a colourful legal record, having just been found guilty of assault charges.

And the show goes on…

Well it was a full house for Taree’s “Meet The Candidates” . . . What a show! What a line-up, spread across the stage behind a long trestle table, a bit like the Last Supper.  Hosted and recorded by Community

All you need to know about Voting

How to Vote Cards At the entrance to the Polling station you might be accosted by people dressed in different colours offering you ‘How to Vote’ cards, it is always good practice, unless you have already pre-determined who to vote


Peter Epov On 23 March, NSW voters will go to the polls to elect a new Government, and at this election your vote WILL count and it may not only determine who will represent the electorate of Myall Lakes, but

Community Conversations

MidCoast Council has now scheduled the next round of community consultations. So get along and express your views on the matters that concern you. Related PostsIT’S WAR! MidCoast Council community rally to stop Masters acquisitionCalling all Council Candidates!The people have

Our Cardiologist’s plea to the Candidates for Manning Hospital

WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE: ICU with nurses and ICU specialists. Some of the nurses and all of the ICU specialists have previously worked at the Mayo Cardiac Cath Lab. This is good as some of the nursing staff are already

NSW State Election Polling Places 23 March 2019

Bulahdelah Central School Church Street, Bulahdelah  Bungwahl Public School 56 Seal Rocks Road, Bungwahl  Burrell Creek Hall 5348 The Bucketts Way, Burrell Creek  Chatham High School Davis Street, Taree  Coolongolook Public School Lombard Street, Coolongolook  Coomba Park Community Hall Moorooba


The charming, peaceful and historic Bight Cemetery on the Tinonee Road outside Wingham, has been a treasured landmark for decades. The first grave goes back to 1859 and it is the sheltered green and shady resting place for many of

We leave planet earth, or change our lives

Tony Doherty, founding member of Climate Change Australia Let us imagine for a moment that we humans are not causing climate change. There is still an important reason to change the way we live.  It has been calculated that if

The dairy dilemma

What Is the Future of Our Dairy Industry? Tim Bale is chairman of the Manning Valley Fresh Group, the protective patron of the successful Manning Valley dairy industry.  He speaks with authority as he is a dairy farmer from Stewarts


Thank you, to all our loyal readers, supporters and volunteers. And to all the fans, friends and whistleblowers who write and email this paper.  However, we are not universally respected.  Some senior staff at MidCoast Council, including the Mayor, have