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Monthly Archive


Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 23 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

CEN Networking Night and BAT Award Winners

Last night, 28 November was CEN’s End of Year get-together where we celebrated together the achievements of this past year. We also presented the 2019 Be a Team (BAT) Awards and CEN Staff gave a ... read more..

Chair's Update - 'Living Systems'

The recent catastrophic fire conditions have highlighted the deep disconnect we have with nature and lack of understanding of our interdependency with this living system, of which we are a part. Thi read more..

'Steps Towards a Sustainable Future'


Rapid Response needed! Submissions on the Draft Biodiversity Strategy

Please make a submission - they close on Monday, 11 November, 2019.  Central Coast Council has recently exhibited a draft Biodiversity Strategy. We note that there are many good actions in th... read more..

Land Holders

Land for Wildlife is free to join and not legally binding. Registration in the scheme is confidential and will not change the legal status of the property. LFW supports landholders who want informat... read more..

NSW State Co-ordination

The co-ordination and regional delivery of the Land for Wildlife (LFW) scheme in New South Wales is coordinated by CEN. CEN became NSW State Coordinators in 2008 in an agreement with LFW Victoria... read more..

Central Coast - Hunter

Land for Wildlife was established in 2002 on the Central Coast of New South Wales, operating within the local government areas of Central Coast Council (formerly Gosford City and Wyong Shire), Lake Ma... read more..

CEN Youth Launch and Central Coast High Schools Writing Competition Presentation

And the winners are ... In the senior category (years 10-12) First prize ($200 Mastercard) went to Emily Barrett from Brisbane Water Secondary College for her written piece titled 'Every Hour Is Gol... read more..

CEN Youth Launch

On Sunday the 20 October at the Marine Discovery Centre in Terrigal our CEN Youth partnered with the Central Coast High Schools Competition, ‘Human Rights in an Age of Climate Change, So What’s the Ac... read more..

Chair's Update - Be Like Nature

Nature is diverse, connected, interdependent, restorative, and regenerative which has with time generated resilient communities of species and natural wonder. Those of us who do enjoy spending time in... read more..

CEN Forum 2019

‘Positive Pathways for Climate Action’ Sunday, 2 June 2019 9.30- 10am - Registration, access stalls and tea/coffee 10am - Welcome and Introductions 10.15- 11.30am  - Current Central Coast Act... read more..

Chair's Update - Building Youth

Building our Youth, for the future is something as community members and leaders we should be refocusing our energies. To quote Franklin D. Roosevelt, “We cannot always build a future for our youth, b... read more..

Chair's Update - Challenging Times

We face challenging times across the globe with global warming and climate change, these challenges also bring opportunities to develop sustainable development, that is in balance with our basic needs... read more..

CEN Youth Partners With Central Coast High Schools Writing Competition

Dear Central Coast students, You are invited to submit your entry for the 2019 Central Coast High Schools Open Writing Competition. The 2019 theme is Human Rights in an Age of Climate Change - So Wh... read more..

Community Environment YOUTH Network is Up and Running

Our Community Environment Network (CEN) Youth held its first brainstorming session on Sunday 21 July. A cross section of Youth aged between 16- 30 discussed issues they were concerned with such as def... read more..

Heat, Pollution and Health

Climate Forum Series, Forum 1-1: Heat, Pollution and Health  -  First of a series of Forums to be held once a month 11th Aug 2019, 1:30pm to 3pm, Anglican Church, 3 Mann St, Gosford A Foru... read more..

Council's Climate Change Policy

The Council's Climate Change Policy was passed by Council on the 8th July. Given the overwhelming public support for action on climate change, this is as it should be. This policy is an overarching p... read more..

Election Outcome for Global Warming

The Coalition Government has been elected for another 3 years. In the last 6 years, Australia's emissions have increased significantly (up 4%, National Greenhouse Gas Inventory). The government remove... read more..

Wombat Welfare

Wombats are amongst the world’s largest burrowing animals. They are equipped with powerful limbs, short broad feet and flattened claws. Wombats are primarily grazers and their continuously growing inc... read more..

We need Porters Creek Wetland permanently protected

Why we need Porters Creek Wetland permanently protected : it is the most important wetland on the Central Coast. ... read more..

CEN Forum of 17 June 2018

Outcomes (Topic - Presenter) Wallarah 2 – Mike Campbell Coming up for judicial review EDO conducting case IESC Report Proponent says aquifers will recover in 500 years Power Station Ash Dam... read more..

No More Sydney Dumping on the Coast – Stop the Rot.

An Application has been received for a State Significant Development (SSD) for another waste facility at Somersby. Once again the Central Coast Council has been bypassed. See notice, comments are due... read more..

Central Coast Consolidated Local Environmental Plan

Up until the 28 February 2019 the Central Coast Council has placed on exhibition the Consolidation of all Planning Instruments. This involves a review of all Local Environmental Plans and Development ... read more..

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