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  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for State Government funding to contribute to the cost of dredging the Ettalong Channel and called for the State Government to provide emergency funding in the short term. During the yesterday’s council meeting, Mayor Jane Smith said that the decision on dredging Ettalong Channel provides a clear path […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council has resolved to work with the NSW Government on a long-term dredging plan for the maintenance of the navigation of Ettalong Channel. The resolution follows the recent announcement by the State Government of a $1.225 million funding commitment through the ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ Program which Council must match dollar for dollar. […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has revised its Coastal Zone Management Plan for the northern coastal areas and is seeking community feedback on the proposed changes. Council has worked with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to review the Wyong Coastal Zone Management Plan (WCZMP 2017) in response to changes to NSW legislation and improved information […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council is working on the next phases of the 2020 Entrance dredging program, following initial works completed earlier in April under the advice and guidance of expert coastal engineers engaged by council. About 5,000 cubic metres of sand have been removed from the eastern reaches of the channel and used to repair eroded […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council – serving the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia – recently kicked off $2,807,000 of important coastal foreshore and rehabilitation works at the southern end of Avoca Beach. The works, funded by the NSW State Government, will improve the infrastructure and amenity of the area as well as to deliver […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program on The Entrance Channel is currently underway, the Central Coast Council said in their latest announcement. Mike Dowling, the council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, said that the dredging program is carried out to maintain tidal exchange between the ocean and the estuary. “Council must balance the delicate environment of The Entrance […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    NSW Lands Minister Paul Toole visited Ettalong today to announce that the government would contribute a quarter of a million dollars towards emergency works. Commenting the latest news, Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, said: “About 20,000 cubic meters of sediment will be dredged, costing around $250,000. Hydrographic surveys will be carried out by […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A team at Central Coast Council plans to prepare and implement a plan of management for the Brisbane Water Channel (BWC), according to Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. Community groups have been lobbying the NSW Government and the Central Coast Council for the past 12 months to dredge the channel at Lobster Beach as […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has successfully secured NSW Government funding to help tackle the issue of public safety and beach erosion at Ocean and Umina Beaches. As part of the Gosford Beaches Coastal Zone Management Plan, the funding – to be matched by the council – will ensure nearly $500,000 is put towards addressing the risks of […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal has just released the following statement after a public meeting in Ettalong Beach, NSW, on applying for ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ dredging funding. “The collective voice of our community was loud and clear at tonight’s meeting: Central Coast Council urgently must take action at Ettalong Channel, and apply for State funding […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last week, a roundtable discussion was held on the topic of the proposed dredging at Ettalong Channel in the NSW Central Coast. Chaired by Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Scot MacDonald MLC, the meeting was attended by representatives from Department of Premier & Cabinet, Department of Industry – Lands and Forestry (DoI), Roads and […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, has announced that emergency dredging works on the Ettalong Channel started last week (June 25). “The NSW Government has committed to substantial emergency dredging of the Ettalong Channel to ensure it is safe and accessible for all waterway users,” said Mr Crouch. According to him, this $660,000 project […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council has started emergency works to stabilize the escarpment at Wamberal Beach which will include craning rock filled bags on to the beach. While strong winds and hazardous surf conditions have impacted the whole Coastline from Budgewoi right down to Pearl Beach, current areas of focus for emergency services are Wamberal, North Entrance, […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across New South Wales to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment reports.  Commenting the latest announcement, Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, said that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 local residents attended a ‘Save Our Beach’ protest convened by Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch, and Liberal councilors Cr Jilly Pilon and Cr Gale Collins last week. Mr Crouch said that the protest sent a clear message to the Central Coast Council that the community demands […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding. “The money from the Ministry for Primary Industries 2015 Hill Country Erosion Fund over the next four years will play […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council’s Planning Committee has approved proposals for the sea defense scheme at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay. According to the council, with this approval the vital work can now get underway to refurbish the structure, which is around 100 years old and is reaching the end of its serviceable life. Elected […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of two key Central Coast waterways, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Gosford Chris Holstein announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $90,000 to undertake pre-dredging feasibility studies and work to improve […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC has just announced that coastal councils can apply for NSW Government funding for essential dredging projects under the “Rescuing Our Waterways” program. According to Mr MacDonald, the State Government recently announced an additional $6 million over four years for the program, as part of the NSW […]

  • 4 November 2014

    Tuggerah Lakes on the New South Wales Central coast will benefit from a $3.3 million boost as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Dobell, Karen McNamara, today visited the Tuggerah Lakes estuary on the New South Wales Central Coast to inspect progress on infrastructure […]