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Hawkesbury floods of October 2022 – Time lapse videos

Here is a compilation of time-lapse footage of nine different locations around the Hawkesbury district, showing the effects of the October floods that struck us recently. Each location has had up to a week's events compressed into under thirty seconds, comprising ~64,000 frames run together.


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St Albans, Lower Portland, Lower Macdonald and Colo deserve better of Hawkesbury Council

Every part of the Hawkesbury is important and deserving of effective representation and services. But the Hawkesbury is a big place, and residents of more remote areas sometimes feel like they aren't being heard. On the weekend I joined the Mayor and six other Councillors on a ~200k road trip to visit the communities of St Albans, Lower Macdonald, Lower Portland and Colo.


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From the town of Windsor to the House of Windsor–will the Australian republican debate be rekindled?

From the town of Windsor to the House of Windsor – Will the Australian republican debate be rekindled?

Amidst an outpouring of gratitude for the Queen's life of service, support for Australia remaining a Constitutional Monarchy has surged. Talking about whether institutions and symbols continue to reflect our values and loyalties is healthy. I wonder whether the passing of Queen Elizabeth will prompt a resurgence of the Republican debate in Australia.


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Update on the Grose River Bridge project – the Wilcox Home saved – for now

The Grose River Bridge project has caused controversy due to the baffling insistence of the developers that the road linking Grose Vale Road and Springwood Road plough through the home of the Wilcox family.
The motion before Council this week was to approve the VPA, condemning the home to demolition. I moved an amendment that called for more work to explore a road alignment that saves the house. I am pleased that this passed. Watch the video for more information.


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The debacle that is the Grose River Bridge project

When the Redbank developers promised they'd build a bridge across the Grose River back in 2012, they said the bridge would be completed by the time the development had sold 641 lots. It's now ten years later, the Redbank estate has sold over 700 lots, and not a single sod has been turned. I am unhappy, and you should be too...


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Should we lower Warragamba Dam instead of raising it?

Last week the Mayor advanced a motion at Council that calls on the State Government to change legislation regulating the operation of Warragamba Dam to permit the Dam to be lowered in times of likely high-rainfall which will provide a degree of flood mitigation ability.
I supported the motion, but I want to be very clear that lowering the *operating level* of the dam is not a substitute for *raising* the dam wall, which remains the best way to properly mitigate floods. Here's why...


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The Australian Local Government Assembly – What Hawkesbury can learn from a bigger picture, especially as it relates to natural disasters

Just before the floods overtook us all, I attended the Australian Local Government Assembly (ALGA) down in Canberra, an annual conference that pulls together the 537 local governments around Australia. Our focus is the bigger picture of local government as it relates to the nation as a whole – a perspective that I believe my colleagues often misunderstand because they express little interest in the subject. Presciently, a lot of what we heard about was about the increasing cost of natural disasters, and the disproportionate burden placed on Councils in the repair and cleanup.


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July 2022 Hawkesbury floods

The Hawkesbury-Nepean flood of July 2022 – the worst since 1978

July 5th 2022 represented the worst day of flooding in the Hawkesbury in 44 years. This flood exceeded 13.93m, beating both the March flood (13.71m) and the 2021 flood (12.91m), each measured at the Windsor gauge.
I toured the district, commiserated with locals, and took note of what I saw. This video represents the waters as they peaked. Councillors are being briefed daily by Council staff and we're proactive in guiding the response to the emergency.


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How the community rallied to clean up Pitt Town creeks after the floods

Two months ago I raised the terrible condition of Bardenarang Creek at Pitt Town after the March floods. Well, the community has rallied magnificently to help clean up the creek through the co-ordination of the resident's group, Council, and volunteer organisation Disaster Relief Australia and their corporate partners.


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Long-delayed road sealing program gets underway

Recently residents of Vineyard and Oakville witnessed the welcome sight of the dirt sections of Old Stock Route Road and Brennans Dam Road being sealed. Finally! I had been agitating for this since my election in 2016.


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Sky News Australia special report into flooding on the Hawkesbury-Nepean River

The Hawkesbury-Nepean River will flood again. It's a statistical certainty. I am heartened a major news outlet like Sky News Australia have recently run a four part investigative series on the subject on their Sky Weather channel. What they had to report should concern everyone in the Hawkesbury, Penrith, Hills and surrounding communities subject to flooding. Here is the whole video and some things I learned recently at a national conference where we discussed the increasing risk of natural disasters.


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The family home flooded because they live next door to development

After the March 2022 floods, for one family in Oakville, finding their lounge room flooded with water was the last thing they should have expected, because they live near the top of a hill. The reason was developers next door. Here's what happened, and how Hawkesbury Council's lack of responsiveness to entreaties for help has led them to choose to go public.


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I am very saddened to hear of the passing of Dorothy Phipps. When I joined the Richmond Players dramatic society in 2006, Dorothy had already been a mainstay of the troupe for decades. 
She served sixty-nine years with the organisation, alongside various other community involvements as a teacher, member of the CWA and many other groups.

Her presence serving tea in the intermission of shows and her staunch support (including financial support when the Players were in danger of falling apart, many years ago) marked her as the kind of constant, reassuring presence that good communities can never have enough of.  Never married, nevertheless she became everyones Nan.

Once, I had cause to drop by her house to get a cheque signed for the Players. She had just arrived home, driving her own car well into her eighties. She invited me in to take tea and scones, which of course she had made herself. 
Youre lucky I caught you. I was just out visiting my Aunt!
Your Aunt? I exclaimed, incredulous. And how is she?
Well enough, Dorothy explained, For someone whos 102!

Such was the stuff Dorothy and her kin were made of. I will miss her terribly.

I am very saddened to hear of the passing of Dorothy Phipps. When I joined the Richmond Players dramatic society in 2006, Dorothy had already been a mainstay of the troupe for decades.
She served sixty-nine years with the organisation, alongside various other community involvements as a teacher, member of the CWA and many other groups.

Her presence serving tea in the intermission of shows and her staunch support (including financial support when the Players were in danger of falling apart, many years ago) marked her as the kind of constant, reassuring presence that good communities can never have enough of. Never married, nevertheless she became everyone's Nan.

Once, I had cause to drop by her house to get a cheque signed for the Players. She had just arrived home, driving her own car well into her eighties. She invited me in to take tea and scones, which of course she had made herself.
"You're lucky I caught you. I was just out visiting my Aunt!"
"Your Aunt?" I exclaimed, incredulous. "And how is she?"
"Well enough," Dorothy explained, "For someone who's 102!"

Such was the stuff Dorothy and her kin were made of. I will miss her terribly.It is with great regret and the deepest sadness that we at Richmond Players wish to advise you of the death of our beloved Director, Dorothy Phipps OAM. Dorothy has been our guiding light, inspiration, greatest supporter, benefactor and overall treasure for decades now. She began her association with Players in 1954, after being introduced to the company by her brother, John. She joined the cast of Little Lambs Eat Ivy, and from there began a love affair that only ended yesterday morning. At this time funeral details are not yet available.

2022 was Richmond Players’ 70th year, and in that time, Dorothy had some 280 or so roles to her name. They included acting, directing, producing, set building and painting, teaching, mentoring, front of house and back-stage roles aplenty. She held almost every possible position on Committee over many years, including Secretary, Vice President, President and as our Director since 2011. She had a special love for fostering talent within the youth of the community, and she almost single-handedly ran the Junior Players for decades. Many of her former students still visited her and all spoke fondly of their time with her. There are many patrons too, who have come along to Players shows and remember being served tea and coffee by Dorothy as she masterfully employed the most enormously oversized teapot.

Dorothy was awarded life membership of Players in 2007; she is a life member of the CWA; a recipient of an Australia Day Award, and most notably the Order of Australia medal, in 2012, for services to a community for which she gave so much of herself. Without this devotion, Players would not be here now celebrating its 70th anniversary. Her generous support, the depths of which no-one will ever truly know, enabled Players to navigate its darkest times and emerge as it is now; a healthy and vibrant place whereby anyone can come and try their hand with all things theatrical.

Anyone who met Dorothy will have a lasting memory of her; for that is the kind of lady she was. Always smiling, always happy, always generous with her time, support and genuine interest of those with whom she met. A truly unforgettable and decent person in times where those qualities are becoming increasingly rare.

For the last few years of his life, Dorothy cared for her brother John as his health declined. So as Dorothy now takes her final bow, we are sure she will be reunited with him, resting comfortably in God’s care; and both perhaps keeping a careful eye on proceedings to make sure we all still aim to get things right. Richmond Players extends its warmest love, sincerest gratitude and deepest sympathy to Dorothy’s family in this most difficult time of loss for them.

Richmond Players thanks Dorothy for her near lifetime of service and generosity. Her legacy cannot be overstated and will always be remembered with the highest regard. Our loss is immeasurable and our grief profound, but we find solace in the smile and optimism Dorothy always exhibited as she remains our beacon forever.

Rest peacefully now, Dorothy; content in the knowledge you were one of the community’s and God’s great servants. We will miss you.
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Thank you Nathan for sharing such kind words and fond memories of Dorothy.

What lovely memories. I am sorry for the loss of your friend. She sounds like she made an amazing contribution to Richmond Players

Dorothy was so sweet and much loved by all

So sad to hear about Miss Phipps passing. She was Infants Coordinator at Kingswood Park Public School when I began my teaching career in 1969. Such fond memories of her.

I have very fond memories of Dorothy. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by many.

Such lovely memories of Miss Phipps as our girls were part of her troupe of junior actors. RIP Dorothy. A life well lived 💐

RIP such a beautiful and caring lady

RIP Dear Dorothy .

Sad to hear. RIP

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At Councils meeting tonight, I moved a motion to adopt Option 1, the variant of the route for the new Grose River Bridge that swings widest around, and which avoids the demolition of, the Wilcox home. The motion passed with the dissent of only a couple of Councillors. The process now will be to re-exhibit the Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) with this settled route as our preferred option for public comment.

This decision comes at the end of a long process; one that has caused enormous anxiety and heartache for some. Frankly, we should have been at this decision point years ago. Id like to acknowledge the pledge of the mayor to instigate investigations about how a situation arose which purportedly quarantined any property from consideration, when the engineers should never have been fettered in that way to come up with a truly fair solution.

When I moved back in September that we should reconsider the routes, I was told that it was unlikely a Ausroads-standard-compliant road could be found that saved the Wilcox home. Or it would not have the same flood immunity. Or that Transport for NSW would walk away from the project and not act to acquire the requisite land. Im glad we stood our ground, and lo-and-behold, none of those claims were true! 

I think this is a win for the community, and lament the situation that has led to so many delays in the project (which I explained in the video link below).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuF-kUkjoSY

At Council's meeting tonight, I moved a motion to adopt "Option 1", the variant of the route for the new Grose River Bridge that swings widest around, and which avoids the demolition of, the Wilcox home. The motion passed with the dissent of only a couple of Councillors. The process now will be to re-exhibit the Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) with this settled route as our preferred option for public comment.

This decision comes at the end of a long process; one that has caused enormous anxiety and heartache for some. Frankly, we should have been at this decision point years ago. I'd like to acknowledge the pledge of the mayor to instigate investigations about how a situation arose which purportedly quarantined any property from consideration, when the engineers should never have been fettered in that way to come up with a truly fair solution.

When I moved back in September that we should reconsider the routes, I was told that it was unlikely a Ausroads-standard-compliant road could be found that saved the Wilcox home. Or it would not have the same flood immunity. Or that Transport for NSW would walk away from the project and not act to acquire the requisite land. I'm glad we stood our ground, and lo-and-behold, none of those claims were true!

I think this is a win for the community, and lament the situation that has led to so many delays in the project (which I explained in the video link below).

www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuF-kUkjoSY
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I missed it. Who did not support the motion?

THANK YOU so much Nathan for all your hard work in getting this result for our family!! 👏We really appreciate you advocating for us and getting a fairer outcome here. It was such a relief to finally get to this point where we can see an end to all the uncertainty and stress we have been under for the last 4-5 years. Grateful for all the support from you and the other Councillors that voted in our favour. 👏

You spoke very well tonight and got the right result for a dreadful situation . Shame on those who didn’t support your motion.can you get some compensation for the Wilcox family who have been affected so badly?

That was a very good result. I am so pleased for the Wilcoxes, but bewildered why they were put through all those months of stress and worry.

Well done Nathan, great outcome!

Good work Councillor Nathan Zamprogno, you really are the people’s champion 👏

Thank you Nathan. Whilst this is thankfully the appropriate decision for the Wilcox family, and the end to the cruel journey they have endured, I don't think this will be the end of this story.

Why not just tunnel it! The TBM is in Sydney it can dig 200 m per week 24 hour no need to disrupt old building or need to change roads

Well done Councillor Nathan Zamprogno 👏

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There’s no doubt The Voice went off the rails last week when I interviewed Anthony Albanese.

I think it’s clear the PM should never have proposed a set of words for insertion into our Constitution - that the Voice be able to make representation to both Parliament and Executive Government, and on all matters, when he spoke at the Garma Festival last July.

That’s because Mr. Albanese lifted, nearly verbatim, those words from a submission authored by Noel Pearson and a couple of other Indigenous academics to a Committee on Constitutional Recognition in 2018.

It was one of 18 submissions it received, and in its final report this Committee concluded more work needed to be done, including on the wording of the Constitutional amendment.

It was an undemocratic process for Mr Albanese to float those words over others, without justification and without asking his Attorney-General to produce a legal opinion on those words to change our most important legal document.

Because of this mistake, Mr. Albanese created legal doubt.

And this legal doubt is best explained using the metaphor the PM used with me in likening this Voice referendum to “building the Sydney Harbour Bridge.”

The Prime Minister told me:

"The way that Noel Pearson has put it, Ben, is that you are making a decision over whether there be a Sydney Harbour Bridge or not and then you decide how many lanes it will be, which will go in what direction, what the toll will be, some of that detail."

That metaphor may be fine if the government were proposing only a Voice to the Parliament.

But Mr. Albanese is asking us to build an altogether different bridge - by suggesting we bake into our Constitution that The Voice is able to make representation on any matter to Executive Government.

With the words he put forward, you can’t have legislation limiting the capacity of the Voice to be able to make representations to Ministers and Public Servants.

If you allowed the Voice – under the Constitution – to be able to make representation to Ministers and Public Servants, the Voice could go to the High Court if they felt they were not being listened to.

That’s what Section 75 (5) of the Constitution allows, and this is the central concern of former Justice of the High Court, Ian Callinan, who is on the record with this legal opinion.

So, after telling me he never bothered to get government legal advice on those draft words he put forward, Mr Albanese then said he outsourced this advice to some former High Court Judges.

He named only Bob French, telling me this legal opinion is on the record.

It is not.

I think it’s clear Mr. Albanese and Noel Pearson struck some sort of backroom deal, and roped in Bob French to give his tick of approval.

I’m glad that since our interview with the PM, the Attorney-General has said his department is now involved.

Building a bridge without a blueprint is asking for trouble.

The PM has got to stop referring to reports, including that Calma-Langton report, which only ever laid out options for a Voice.

The Terms of Reference to the Advisory Group made clear it wasn’t allowed to make a decision on which final option should progress to testing.

If Mr. Albanese wants to get this issue of constitutional recognition on the right track, he must explain what a Voice would look like and sound like - before we go to the ballot box.

And this blueprint should, at the very least:

Lay out a clear demarcation of what laws and policies the Voice would advise upon.

Explain how the Voice would differ from the representative body we already have in place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.

It’s called the Coalition of the Peaks.

He needs to explain too how the Voice would intersect with the work of the dozens of Indigenous specialist organisations we already have out there, such as the National Native Title Council.

And this blueprint should explain how the Voice would be different to the previous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission – or ATSIC – which was in place between 1990 and 2004.

The clearer the blueprint for the Voice, the greater the likelihood that the final formula of words for the Constitutional amendment will win parliament’s approval and gain the necessary majority of voter support at Referendum.

There’s a lot on the line here.

Most importantly - recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in our Constitution.

There is no mention of them.

They belong in our Constitution.

This is long overdue.

But as it currently stands - constitutional recognition and The Voice are tied together.

If The Voice goes down, so does that important recognition.

The PM has a lot of work to do.

In the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday, reporters spoke to dozens of Indigenous people in capital cities, country towns and remote communities, from Townsville to Tasmania, and Broome to Adelaide.

“The goal was to go beyond the political debate in Canberra to better understand the opinions, concerns and questions of ordinary Indigenous Australians about the proposed Voice to Parliament.

"Most said they would vote yes, some with enthusiasm and others with more cautious optimism.

"Some said no, citing suspicion, or doubts about how constitutional change would affect Aboriginal sovereignty. Many were undecided. And nearly everyone had questions."

Which is why, today - I want to put out this challenge to you.

Can we come up with a more simplified Constitutional amendment to the one Mr. Albanese put forward last year ?

If we’re to give a Voice to one section of society over another, we need to ensure it doesn’t clog the workings of the government or risk endless litigation.

If the PM wanted a much smoother road ahead, he’d legislate The Voice.

It’s his policy.

He’s the boss.

He can do it whenever he wants.

And put the Question of Constitutional Recognition to the Australian people.

If he insists on us voting on both, he’s got to do more homework on The Voice to convince Australians to come onboard.

To use his example of building a bridge.

The plans we’ve seen so far aren’t safe.

The PM revealed last week that everyone can have their say - via a Parliamentary committee process this year.

So put your thinking caps on.. especially any lawyers listening.

Send me an email with your suggestion - [email protected]

The PM’s suggested set of words won’t make it all the way to the ballot box.
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Can be changed at any time by any subsequent government whereas the constitutional change embeds our First Nation people in our constitution, where it should be.

As we all discovered during covid, Our current constitution doesn’t even protect the basic rights and freedoms of normal Australians so let’s give the whole thing a makeover rather than divide our country with some half arsed woke plan???

Have you gone mad Ben?

Cry harder Ben.

Happy Australia Day!
A few years ago, I made a video where I tried to articulate why we should be proud of our Country and it’s national day.
It must have resonated, finding a much wider circulation than the Hawkesbury.
Today, it’s as relevant as ever:

“Australia day is about looking forward, not just back. One of the things we celebrate is the aspiration to treat all people equally and with dignity. It is not a day to wallow in recrimination, cast accusations, or judge our forebears by the different standards of today.

Australia a youthful, peaceful, democratic, pluralist, secular, lawful, compassionate, innovative and good-humoured country. That is genuinely worth celebrating. And on Australia day, I give thanks that we live in such a place.”

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Happy Australia Day Councillor Nathan Zamprogno 🇦🇺 🍗 🍺

Having now fielded several calls from people who think I am running at the upcoming State election, I feel the need to state that no, I am not running this time.
I am flattered by the support.
I will however have more to say about the State election over the coming weeks.

Photo: Artificial Intelligence generated image from the prompt Man at a lectern giving a political speech in front of a large number of Australian flags.

Having now fielded several calls from people who think I am running at the upcoming State election, I feel the need to state that no, I am not running this time.
I am flattered by the support.
I will however have more to say about the State election over the coming weeks.

Photo: Artificial Intelligence generated image from the prompt "Man at a lectern giving a political speech in front of a large number of Australian flags."
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I was greatly saddened to hear this morning of the passing of Senator Jim Molan AO DSC after a battle with cancer.
Jim was a friend and a frequent visitor to the Hawkesbury in his role as a NSW Senator. 

He brought gravitas to our Parliament after a distinguished career in the armed forces; a retired Major General, an Officer of the Order of Australia, the former Chief of Operations of Coalition Forces in Iraq, and author on those subjects.

He was treated disgracefully by the Liberal Party when he offered himself for public service, and I was happy to support his Senate candidacies as a member of the Party.

When I was with him, Jim often warned of the stark geopolitical challenges in our region, especially as it related to fuel security and sovereign manufacturing capacity. I can only hope these warnings do not die with him.

My heartfelt condolences are with Jims wife Anne and their family.
Vale, Jim Molan.

I was greatly saddened to hear this morning of the passing of Senator Jim Molan AO DSC after a battle with cancer.
Jim was a friend and a frequent visitor to the Hawkesbury in his role as a NSW Senator.

He brought gravitas to our Parliament after a distinguished career in the armed forces; a retired Major General, an Officer of the Order of Australia, the former Chief of Operations of Coalition Forces in Iraq, and author on those subjects.

He was treated disgracefully by the Liberal Party when he offered himself for public service, and I was happy to support his Senate candidacies as a member of the Party.

When I was with him, Jim often warned of the stark geopolitical challenges in our region, especially as it related to fuel security and sovereign manufacturing capacity. I can only hope these warnings do not die with him.

My heartfelt condolences are with Jim's wife Anne and their family.
Vale, Jim Molan.
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Sad to lose such an ethical man from our political ranks. A life well lived! Condolences for his family!

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It would be great if we can have a timeline of the project?

Great funding however how does this improve flooding access in and out of Pitt Town? Does this include improvement of the flood evacuation route?

Glad he’s smart enough not to wear his other uniform.

Hawkesbury Hospital needs more short stay beds in the Emergency section.

Finally announces something 6 weeks out from an election.

Can tell there is an election coming up in March

The state election is coming up.

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Today’s announcement of NSW Government funding for Hawkesbury City Council to fix potholes as part of a new $220m commitment to metropolitan Councils is very welcome. 

The story suggests the money will be available “in weeks”, but the challenge will be finding contractors, staff and material able to complete the work. 
I know the condition of the road network is the #1 issue for locals who approach me. 

This funding comes after repeated advocacy by Council to Robyn Preston MP - Member for Hawkesbury and directly to Ministers. 

Screenshots for those who can’t see the link due to paywall. 

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/premier-vows-to-fix-battered-road-network-with-500m-pothole-repairs/news-story/001a0fac69cfaa04fd2f63b46980339f

Today’s announcement of NSW Government funding for Hawkesbury City Council to fix potholes as part of a new $220m commitment to metropolitan Councils is very welcome.

The story suggests the money will be available “in weeks”, but the challenge will be finding contractors, staff and material able to complete the work.
I know the condition of the road network is the #1 issue for locals who approach me.

This funding comes after repeated advocacy by Council to Robyn Preston MP - Member for Hawkesbury and directly to Ministers.

Screenshots for those who can’t see the link due to paywall.

www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/premier-vows-to-fix-battered-road-network-with-500m-pothole-re...
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Please please PLEASE, Nathan, if you are able to have input in the decision-making in any way, can you respectfully suggest that the council opt to repair potholes properly, rather than what is usually done? For years (10 plus) we had a problem at the bottom of the "rollercoaster dip" on Cabbage Tree road. Every time it rained a huge hole would develop, and a few weeks later the thing would be repaired. Not just hotseal shovelled in, but fully repaired. Only to have the hole re-appear after the next rain. About 6 years ago the council opted to pay to do it properly. Took longer and obviously cost more, but that stretch of road hasn't had a pothole since (Wish the same could be said for the remainder of CTR) Cheap quick repairs are a false economy -I'm sure you know that as a logician. Hopefully the council can be convinced of it as well.

Nathan, up here mate the problem started with neglect from Kempsey Shire Council. 16 years I’ve been living here and have watched the roads deteriorate as time goes by, with the insufficient spray and fill jobs that turned our roads into ‘50 Shades of Gray’ drama with one almost needing a 4x4 to grab some milk and bread from the shop. How can we as a community ensure that KSC use the funds accordingly and not waste it on shit as per usual. We still have streets in total ruin that were supposed to be fixed after the bypass was completed. 🤔

The Hills Shire have already fixed most of theirs. It’s not very hard to tell when you have crossed back into the Hawkesbury area again.

Your rates are ridiculously high in the Hawkesbury higher than Penrith Or Wollondilly. Isn't there enough money in the coffers for road repairs or are the road repairs all attributed to the flooding and storms. My son and brother live in the Hawkesbury, your council cleanups are 2? Penrith offers 4. You charge for mattresses to be taken $50 Penrith is free, I think even Blue Mountains is free. Puts a lot of people off from living in the area and not getting much for their bucks!

Nathan, it's a shame something hasn't been done sooner! There's no excuse for the dangerous and vehicle damaging state of our roads at all. Robin should have advocated a little harder and the council should have been proactive on this matter.

500mil to fix the potholes? My husband said he’d do it for 400mil

I sincerely hope that Hawkesbury gets some. BTW applications have to be lodged by the end of next WEEK according g to the Deputy Premier

Finally. But now we are in a election year...

I’m clearly in the wrong industry

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Family. Community. Vocation. I am so incredibly blessed. Our house is filled with the laughter of children. And the sound of my passive-aggressive present for my nephews. Merry Christmas to you all.

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Merry Christmas Nathan🎄

Merry Christmas Nathan!

Merry Christmas....

Merry christmas

Merry Christmas 🎄 🎅🏻 🧑‍🎄

Did you gift them a trumpet? Lol

❤️🤣

Love the trumpet gift 🎺🎺

Merry Christmas Nathan!

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A family tradition of many years has been to see the lights in O’Dea Place at North Richmond on Christmas Eve. This year they are particularly outstanding, and hundreds of locals are here in festive high spirits.
Merry Christmas, one and all.
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Great to see, best wishes for Christmas to you and your family.

Merry Christmas 🎄 from Malta looks wonderful! 🇲🇹

Merry Christmas to you all mate

They were fantastic 🤩

Caitlin Pearson

Nik Sullivan show Toby Sullivan

Wow

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Leprechaun sighting at Pitt Town as seen from Lynwood Country Club tonight.

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That’s cool also a faint double rainbow

Pretty

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