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Gurmesh Singh Announces Funding for Coffs Jetty Precinct

State MP for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh has announced $20m in funding for the Jetty Precinct. Gurmesh Singh – MP announced the funding yesterday morning. It is on top of the $10m set aside for the boat ramp. Listen to his interview with Moffee yesterday on TripleM here; https://omny.fm/shows/triple-m-coffs-breakfast/gurmesh-singh-announces-funding-for-coffs-jetty-pr

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Cr Cecato appointed Deputy Mayor, Cr Knight uses casting vote once again to overturn airport lease rescission motion

Cr Cecato won the position of Deputy Mayor against Cr Sally Townley at the latest CHCC meeting last Thursday 10 September by one vote. The vote was 4-3. The Mayor Denise Knight left the meeting earlier in evening, citing a “family emergency”. Nevertheless Mayor Knight did however ensure she had […]

Coffs Coast Business Politics

The other bad figures – inequality was worsening before COVID came along

Overshadowed by the national accounts on Wednesday was another set of dispiriting numbers: Inequality was worsening before the pandemic struck. By Michael Pascoe Particularly disappointing is that the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre and Australian Council of Social Services analysis showed both wealth and income inequality worsened. While we’ve become […]

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Blueberries and coastal ‘growing pains’ to be looked at by new Agriculture Commissioner

It’s known as the home of the Big Banana, but Coffs Harbour is developing a reputation for blueberries — and the conflict between farming and urban development. By Melissa Martin Key points: Newly appointed New South Wales Agriculture Commissioner Daryl Quinlivan said he had been instructed by Agriculture Minister Adam […]