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Foundations laid for investor confidence My 2012 Year Book Editorial was headed Good reason to be positive about 2013. This year I can say An even better reason to be positive about 2014! For many years we have said it is local government that can make a local economy thrive. You see it across Australia; progressive councillors, an enthusiastic and committed mayor backed up by a general manager and enthusiastic staff. It’s a trifecta and one of the best examples is Ipswich in Queensland. It is something the Central Coast has never really had but last September following the Local Government Elections we won the quinella. Good councillors, good mayors, good general managers and two councils going the same direction and largely working together. We now have the perfect scenario to attract investors, businesses and property developers. The next move, and one which is well underway, is the opening up of land for residential development. Over the past ten years our population growth has almost stalled while at the same time the aged population has grown. It is a well known fact that population growth and gross domestic product go hand in hand. With new economic data now available on our region we find exactly that. 2012 regional GDP went backwards by .4% on 2011 compared with NSW GDP moving up 1.7%. But that is now in the past. The year 2013 has seen many milestones and this Year Book has highlighted those that are and will make a big difference in the years to come. Undoubtedly the most significant has been the culture change at Gosford Council. Their Under new Management – Open for Business strategy is obviously working. Here we have a new General Manager appointed in January and more recently in late November a new Planning Director with an absolute understanding of the need to make Gosford Council a can-do Council. A good example of this was the approval for the new $40 million Bunnings Hardwarehouse development at West Gosford that had languished in Council’s planning and environment department for two years. It got the nod under the new management and will open early in 2014.

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In the here and now NBN’s fibre-optic cable is being rolled out and residential premises connected. Why on earth business premises have to wait is a mystery but we believe the new Minister and management at NBN Co will see businesses getting connected early in the New Year. Superfast broadband will be a game changer for the Central Coat and Gosford in particular. Gosford Council is now working on a campaign to target Sydney companies with high data demand. These companies will find that their data costs can be substantially reduced, rent almost halved and top quality local staff engaged (some will already be Coast residents). With the proposed commercial office building to be built on the Gosford Primary School site starting next year, Gosford certainly has something to sell. Wyong Council has also laid the foundations that will see business and investment take a fresh look at the opportunities that now prevail in Wyong. With twenty-eight Iconic Development Sites identified across the LGA, planned international university, Chinese cultural theme park, Warnervale Town Centre now moving ahead, a proposed Regional Airport that is getting government and community support and massive new development at Tuggerah, Central Coast Mariners development plans also at Tuggerah, plus a pipeline of new residential subdivisions now getting in place, we can expect much in the way of economic activity coming out of Wyong in 2014. 2013 saw the third annual Coast Star Motors – Central Coast Business Review Central Coast Business Excellence Awards held at the Mingara Club in August highlighting the best of the best businesses on the Central Coast. This high profile event is now attracting the region’s leading companies to compete for these most prestigious business awards. Edgar Adams Editor


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16 Taking Central Coast to the world 17 Innovation Summit highlights Regions capabilities 18 Opening of Tower Building heralds West Gosford transformation 19 18th annual Central Coast Investment Prospectus launched 20 Central Coast Economic Indicators

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22 Basic community profile

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Trigger needed to ignite residential subdivisions Historically the Central Coast’s economy has been anchored by the residential construction industry, an industry that has supported the retail homewares and allied sectors for over forty years. It was the electrification of the rail line to Newcastle in the early 70’s followed by the opening of the Mooney Mooney Bridge and extensions to the Expressway in the mid 80’s along with an abundance of cheap land that fuelled what became a building boom across the Coast that lasted through to the late 90’s. By then a ‘green’ Carr Labor Government had effectively stopped residential land rezoning and forced local councils to enthusiastically impose uneconomic development levies on land already zoned but not yet subdivided to kill it off. In those years property developers along with project home builders like AV Jennings, Mirvac, Crighton Properties and many others were aggressively marketing the Central Coast in Sydney and were building Display Villages to entice buyers. The Central Coast was well known as a growth area where homes were affordable and a great place to live. With a confronting environment movement driven out of State Government and both Gosford and Wyong Councils and uneconomic development levies property developers packed up and went elsewhere. The residential building industry ran out of steam and the Central Coast with it. Fast forward to 2013 and change is in the wind. The September 2012 Local Government Elections saw an emphatic change in attitudes at both Gosford and Wyong Councils. This, along with a change in management (a new General Manager at Wyong in 2010 and in early 2013 a new General Manager at Gosford) has resulted in both Councils becoming forward thinking and proactive. Residential sub divisions are now being encouraged by Wyong Council which has by far most of the developable land in the region. In fact in early 2013 Wyong Council moved to discount development levies by 50% and then delay payment until the land was actually sold.

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Earlier, in 2012, and with a more amenable State Government now in power, Council moved to engage with property owners and encourage them to submit development applications for land which they had in fact put on ice for the past ten or so years. As 2013 comes to a close it appears that around 6,000 residential lots could come onto the market over the next five years. Most of these are of course in the Wadalba, Warnervale, Hamlyn Terrace areas and are in varying stages of the approval process. A little further north the Darkinjung Aboriginal Land Council, which is the largest land owner on the Central Coast, is developing at Blue Haven, and Halekulani with considerable success. In May they released Stage 1A, of 14 lots and sold all prior to land registration. In mid November Stages 1B and 1C, of 30 Lots were released and these and now selling fast. These stages are part of an overall 109 lot subdivision at Blue Haven. The results achieved to date are reflective of the critical land supply issues that currently apply on the Coast and in Sydney. Further north again at Gwandalan Rosecorp Group is marketing around 200 lots. Meanwhile in mid-November the Department of Planning granted Gateway approval for a 300 lot rezoning on the Old Maitland Road, at Mardi. This is significant as it is west of the M1 Motorway and could herald a new line of thinking within the Department. In July Yeramba Estates got approval for the first residential subdivision in the Warnervale Town Centre for 125 lots. They plan to start work in the New Year on 70 of these and ‘test’ the market. In all there are around fifteen major land owners who have the capacity to develop the bank of available land in Wyong. The issue however still remains, “is it viable?” In speaking to a number of property consultants CCBR has been told that it will depend on market value for the finished product. Even taking into account Wyong Council’s discount of Section 94 Contributions and deferred payment, civil costs of development and marketing costs property developers will not take the risk if they do not see a satisfactory result. And then there are the project home builders who have to be brought back into the market. Presently there are no Display Villages to encourage buyers.

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There needs to be a trigger. Maybe Council has to go a step further. A what if calculation carried out for CCBR by an eminent consultant estimated that the general rate being received for englobo land currently could be increased four-fold once developed and built on. Benefits to the economy would be way above that. Section 94 Contributions may be one sticking point but developers and builders will have to do their part and take some risk. That this risk is warranted will depend on the encouragement the authorities extend. That may be getting easier as house prices in Sydney force first home buyers to look at our region. In any event all the players are Aerial view Warnervale area taking notice and that is the first positive sign in fifteen years. Meanwhile in Gosford almost no residential zoned land is available except for two lots which The Stevens Group will have development applications in before the end of the year. A subdivision in Kings Avenue, Terrigal, formerly owned by Crighton Properties is now being developed by The Stevens Group. Effectively an amended DA for 120 residential lots, Stevens expects an early approval with civil works to commence in the 2nd Quarter of 2014 and completion in about 8 months. Marketing will commence in early 2014. At the same time The Stevens Group have a development application about to go to Council for a 42 lot subdivision in Narara

Valley Drive, Narara. Civil works will commence in early 2014 on this project. Associate Director of The Stevens Group, Brett Harrod, commented that they are working through the DA process with Council at present. “We are working well together to get both DA’s lodged at the earliest date,” he said. Finally, the answer to the critical land supply issue facing the Central Coast is to revisit the identification of Somersby for urban development. It was identified for such development in the 80s /90s potentially yielding 12,000 blocks. The opportunity now exists for Somersby to be included in the Central Coast Regional Strategy review that is currently underway.

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Broadband gives Coast the edge In November 2010 CCBR Editor, Edgar Adams and RDA Central Coast Director, David Abrahams initiated a meeting of community groups that included business leaders, Gosford and Wyong Councils, RDA Central Coast, education representatives from schools, TAFE and University, Paul Budde, one of the world’s foremost telecommunications consultants and all local Federal Members of Parliament. Following this meeting a small group was charged with preparing a united regional case for the Central Coast to be given priority in the rollout of the NBN network. That case was taken to Government in early 2011 with the help of our Federal Members who arranged for a delegation from the region to meet the Minister for Broadband and Communications, Senator Conroy and Minister for Regional Development, Simon Crean. We were successful and the Central Coast was announced in October of 2011 as the first region in Australia to get broadband with 19,000 premises in the Gosford and Long Jetty areas named as the initial rollout areas. Work on the rollout commenced in January 2013 in Gosford and a few months later at Berkeley Vale in place of Long Jetty due to telephone exchange issues. By June 2014 it is expected that fibre optic cable will be laid in all areas in the Rollout Maps although one of the first actions of the new Federal Government was to take down these maps from the NBN Co website. Communications Minister, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, during the election campaign assured Central Coast voters that a new government would honour all contracts entered into by NBN Co. This has been reinforced in the Senate Estimates Hearings in late November when  NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski said that the network will stay with fibre to the premises (FTTP) construction for another year. Single level residential premises started getting connected in October and are proceeding well. However, multi-level dwellings and business premises are not being connected as at the end of November. For one business that is now connected to the NBN the benefits have been substantial. Real Estate Academy is owned by Lee Woodward and his wife Robyn. In September, Point Frederick was officially switched on to the NBN. Its activation had an immediate positive impact on the Woodward’s business. With broadband speed of up to 100 megabytes per second (up from around 10mbs), Mr Woodard was able to instantly send his enormous video and audio files to the pressing house for faster than ever distribution to

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A Gosford residence being connected to the NBN his extensive network of national clients. The vastly improved broadband connection speed and reliability has also instantly improved his ability to deliver one-on-one Skype coaching sessions and will enable him to add webinars and interactive virtual classroom sessions to the offering in the near future. Delivering faster speed, significant cost savings and greater autonomy  Now that the NBN is on the verge of being switched on in the East Gosford business area, the benefits to Mr Woodward’s company will be dramatic. “I am currently paying $900 a month for ADSL broadband that delivers a speed of around 10 megabytes per second. Once the NBN is switched on, this monthly commitment will be reduced to just $98 for speeds of 50 to 100 megabytes per second,” he said. In addition to the significant cost savings delivered by the NBN, the vastly increased broadband speed will also result in greater autonomy for the company, as the team will no longer be dependent on external data centres to host their client’s data. In addition, technical support staff will no longer need to travel to their clients for CRM support, upgrades and training.  Instead, they will be able to support and train their clients, no matter where in Australia (or the world) they are located, from East Gosford using cloud-based products - all thanks to the NBN.

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New Gosford Council set to chase investors The local government elections September 2012 saw a new progressive Gosford Council elected and then in January Council appointed a new General Manager. April saw General Manager, Paul Anderson and Mayor Lawrie McKinna announce council’s Open for Business – Under New Management strategy. In the months since its been a case of “get on the bus or get off”. It’s a simple message but appears to be one that everyone is taking very seriously. While everything cannot be done all at once Gosford Council is kicking some goals. There is an undoubted cultural change within council. Planners and developers in particular are talking about a “how can we help you” attitude rather than the “how can we stop you” attitude that pervaded the place for well over twenty years. The new $40 million Bunnings Hardwarehouse development at West Gosford had been on hold for over two years but this was ticked off by Mr Anderson early in his reign and will open in early 2014. It is being built by local building company, Pluims so the immediate impact has been jobs created for local tradesmen and a flip for the company in a difficult market. The Ettalong Foreshore Redevelopment, a $5 million project that had been languishing in the corridors of council for some fifteen years was approved in May and local civil contractors, Scape Constructions got the job again creating jobs for local people. The new GM wants to bring education and learning into the Gosford CBD and very early on Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Newcastle to establish a presence in the former MarketTown shoppinig centre now known as Kibbleplex. This will see a Foundation Learning Centre and Research and Innovation Hub commence in 2015 as well as a new state-ofthe-art Library. While Council was always totally committed to this project a Federal Government grant of seven million dollars will ensure an early completion. Right from the start Mr Anderson said that under his leadership there would be a focus on accountability, outcomes, continuous improvement and efficiencies at all levels. Of significance in the reshaping of council a new Director of

Gosford Mayor Lawrie McKinna and General Manager Paul Anderson Planning and Environment was appointed in October. Danielle Dickson has been brought in from outside. She was formerly Acting General Manager at Ryde Council and has an extensive planning background. Ms Dickson said a key focus in her new role will be attracting investment to Gosford City and helping to ensure a sustainable future for Council. After almost a year in the job Paul Anderson, with the major organisational changes now behind him, and Mayor Lawrie McKinna, who was re-elected Mayor in September, are now in a position to welcome investors and developers. Both will be targeting them with a campaign to highlight the advantages and opportunities Gosford offers. Early in 2013, showing it is serious about investment, Council approved a major development in the Gosford CBD at 7 Watt Street, Gosford. Tilrox Developments will start construction of Quantum Towers, $40 million 14-level residential development comprising 101 apartments in two towers in early 2014 with completion planned to take two years.

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Wallarah 2 Coal moves closer Following Wallarah 2 Coal Project’s extended Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) exhibition period, during which time members of the community were offered the opportunity to find out more about the proposed underground mining operation northwest of Wyong, Wallarah 2 has been proactive in defining its role within the Central Coast community. Project Manager of Wallarah 2 Coal Project, Kenny Barry, said that the public exhibition of the EIS played an important step forward in the planning and approval process. “We recognise the importance of community feedback and we respect that every member of the public has the right to know what’s going on in their local region. This belief has been a driving force in all our activities to date, including our community consultation sessions, the launch of our Community Foundation and our commitment to addressing unemployment issues currently facing the Wyong LGA. “We are proud of the Memorandum of Understanding we entered into with Central Coast Group Training, which has seen us fund four apprentices in electrical, automotive and engineering trades within the Wyong area, with the vision to grow this year on year.” 2013 has been a critical year for Wallarah 2 as the Project moves into the next phase of the approval process administered by the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure. Wallarah 2 has meticulously reviewed all submissions received across the course of the public exhibition and provided detailed responses via the Department of Planning and Infrastructure. Following this Wallarah will await an assessment report from the Department and advice as to a possible public hearing and a review of the Project by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission. Speaking of the boost to employment and economic stimulus the Project will deliver to the Central Coast, Kenny Barry said, “It’s important for the community to be aware of the benefits that will be provided through the Project, both in terms of job creation and the strengthening of the local, regional and NSW economies. “It is expected that 2014 will be a year of detailed planning and design for the mine construction program. This will involve a wide range of work including multilevel contractual undertakings in

New, deep, water monitoring bores installed by Wallarah 2 in October/November 2013 for expanded environmental monitoring anticipation of the $850 million dollar three-year construction phase of the project should approval be granted in 2014”. Wallarah 2’s construction phase will directly employ up to 450 people (in the second year of construction of the mine) and produce a further 600+ flow on jobs in the Central Coast regional economy across sectors such as: regional production, manufacturing, wholesale/retail, hospitality, building, transport and services. That’s more than 1000 direct and indirect jobs in the regional economy at the peak of construction. In operation, the mine will create over 800 long term jobs across various sectors of the regional economy (300 direct jobs created at the mine and more than 500 additional flow-on jobs.

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Regional Airport now firmly on the agenda Right at the start of the year Wyong Council moved to put economic development firmly on the agenda with its draft Local Environment Plan which identified a potential site for a Type 3 Airport at Wallarah in the northern-most part of the Shire. Council’s move followed the release earlier of a Joint Study on Aviation Capacity in the Sydney Region published by the Federal and NSW Governments. The move to include the airport site in the LEP is aimed at protecting what is seen as an important future community asset. The area in question comprises 900 hectares and would be suitable for a Type 3 Airport – a limited service airport with single runway length of up to 2,600 metres. Earlier, Council engaged consultants, GHD Pty Ltd, to prepare a submission in respect to the airport and its social, economic and environmental justification An A320 Airbus suitable to operate from a Type 3 airport in the LEP. The report also highlights the opportunities for a Wallarah Airport The site is close to the Wyong Employment Zone and the recentto adequately relieve Sydney’s aviation congestion. It would be used ly approved Warner Industrial Park. It is adjacent to the M1 Pacific by low cost carriers and /or major airlines relocating some of their Motorway and less than 14 kms from Tuggerah. It is also strategiSydney Airport services, providing primarily ‘point to point’ services on cally situated between the urban areas of Sydney and Newcastle as intermediate length domestic and potentially international routes. well as the Hunter Valley mining areas. Concerned at the community’s feelings towards a Type 3 airport The Department of Planning has stated that Wyong Shire’s popuat Wallarah, Wyong Council engaged Stuart Reeves from Micromex lation will rise by 70,000 to 220,000 by 2031. Research to undertake a survey to ascertain the level of support for Employment growth (which has been stagnant on the Central such a project. Coast for the past ten years) in what is now a socio-disadvantaged The survey which was conducted in mid-February revealed that community is therefore critical. 84% of Wyong residents supported the airport. Additionally, the proposed airport has the potential to provide Subsequently at their mid-November meeting Council moved training facilities and precincts for high-tech jobs in aviation to to approve the development of a Masterplan for the Central Coast ensure the continued and sustainable development of a skilled Regional Airport including any land constraints studies and among workforce for industry. other things authorised the General Manager to continue to hold disAirports of this size play a central role in logistics networks and an cussions with the aviation industry and affected land owners. Further, Airport would have the potential to enhance the region’s logistics Council moved to forward the Planning Proposal for the airport to the industry which centres on its location in respect to Sydney and Department of Planning requesting a ‘Gateway’ determination. Newcastle and Melbourne / Brisbane.

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Warnervale Town Centre underway as major projects take off

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Its taken over ten years but the State Government’s Planning Assessment Commission, in September, approved the $116 million development of a Woolworths Shopping Centre in the Warnervale Town Centre that will include a Woolworths supermarket, Big W store, cinema and commercial floor space. Council was already moving to fast track the Woolworths development having awarded a $2 million tender for the construction of sewer trunk mains to service the proposed development twelve months ago. Besides the Woolworths approval, the re-opening of the newly constructed Minnesota Road at a cost of $5.6 million will enable greater access to the eventual Town Centre, and at the same time

the State Government has allocated $10 million for planning and construction of the Sparks Road/Warnervale Town Centre entry road intersection. In addition, the first residential development in the Warnervale Town Centre has been approved by Council, with Yeramba Estates to start construction of a $19 million, 125 block sub division in 2014. Education Precinct - In July Council endorsed a Preliminary Project Plan which will develop a masterplan for Council-owned land at Warnervale that would see an education, industry and business precinct established providing university-level courses to 7,000 students and 1,500 education sector jobs.

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Following gazettal for a 20-storey residential development on what is known as the ‘Key Site’ at The Entrance, Wyong Council is expecting a Development Application to be lodged by the proponents, Pelican Horizons Pty Ltd by Easter 2014. The development will comprise 93 apartments plus retail floor space and restaurants.  The site on the corner of Marine Parade and The Entrance Road is one previously identified by Council as an Iconic Development Site. In June 2012 Council initiated a Planning Proposal (or spot rezoning) to switch off certain planning controls and create new building heights, which was endorsed by the State Government’s Gateway Panel in August 2012.  Council has been in constant contact with the proponents since then, working through the State Government’s requirements and negotiating a Site Specific Development Control Plan (DCP) and a Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA), which is on exhibition alongside the Planning Proposal.  The draft VPA includes information that shows the developers providing a cash contribution to Council to the value of $1.56 million which will be directed towards public domain upgrades within The Entrance Town Centre, including work in the Memorial Park.

Ourimbah headquarters for Ausgrid Central Coast Construction has begun on a $16.8 million Central Coast headquarters for Ausgrid at Ourimbah. “The development will consolidate all of Ausgrid’s operations in the region to the one site and will be home to 288 full time staff and be in operation seven days a week, and 24 hours a day during times of emergency such as a natural disaster. The site covers 3.9 hectares and is on the corner of Ourimbah CENTRAL COAST BUSINESS REVIEW yearbook 2013

Creek Road and the Pacific Highway, on the F3 side. It has frontages on both the Pacific Highway and Ourimbah Creek Road. With four main buildings proposed including: an administration facility with a conference room; service facilities including showers and lockers for field staff; a vehicle servicing area with a wash bay; warehousing and storage and a recycling and waste collection facility. Car parking spaces have been provided for 188 general spots, and 215 service vehicle spots.


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China delegation promotes Chinese Theme Park Mid year saw a delegation of Wyong Councillors along with a group of local businessmen, led by Mayor Doug Eaton visit China on a nine-day trip promoting investment in Wyong particularly in respect to the proposed Chinese Cultural Village Theme Park project and international university at Warnervale and the regional airport. On their return Mayor Eaton said that he is confident construction of the Chinese Cultural Village Theme Park project at Warnervale will be brought forward. While in China the Mayor addressed a major event attended by 250 guests and media at the Shanghai Yacht Club where guests included Australia’s Consul-General in Shanghai Alice Cawte, Austrade’s Trade Commissioner Liu Bing, Shanghai Government officials, a representative from NSW Trade and Investment and the top 200 businessmen in Shanghai. “Bruce Zhong, from the Australia Chinese Theme Park (ACTP) company, also gave a speech and announced his organisation had signed a heads of agreement – or MOU – with three major business groups who had promised to support the Cultural Village,” Mayor Eaton said. “I am confident that, following this event and the level of support, construction on the first stage can get underway next year which is a lot earlier than anticipated. “This is a significant event in the history of Wyong Shire, with a $500 million investment in a tourism project which I’ve said before has the potential to rival the Opera House and Harbour Bridge as major attractions in this State.”

Pictured (l-r) are Amanda Li (ACTP), Alice Cawte (Australian Consul-General Shanghai), Mayor Doug Eaton, Ruby Eaton, Bruce Zhong (ACTP), Cr Greg Best. Last year, the ACTP purchased 15 hectares of land for $10 million, and has been undertaking planning work on the site since. “Overall, the trip was a great success, with a fantastic launch of the Cultural Village and solid support from Chinese investors and the Government for not only the Cultural Village, but the regional airport concept and the International University proposal.”

Westfield, Bunnings to expand at Tuggerah Mid year saw Westfield Limited submit a $45 million proposal to Wyong Council to expand its Tuggerah shopping centre by 16,500 square metres taking total retail space to almost 94,000 square metres. At the same time retail giant Wesfarmers Group’s subsidiary Bunnings, announced that they had acquired the Tuggerah Super Centre and would be expanding their Bunnings Hardwarehouse into the Super Centre with a $5.6 million development that would include a reconfiguration of the Super Centre.

In addition Westfield Limited is planning a billion-dollar development on 42 hectares west of the current shopping centre that proposes to build a hotel and conference facility, medium density housing and bring in large retailers including Costco and Woolworths Hardware. The proposal, known as the ‘Gateway Site’, is adjacent to Westfield’s present centre and the M1 Pacific Motorway is being considered by Council for the creation of a new town centre.

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2013 Central Coast Business Excellence Awards The TrendPac Team. Penny Bell -Sales Administrator, Michelle Walker - Accounts Payable, Wendy Todd, Customer Service / Accounts Receivable, Leonard Dodds - Financial Controller, Carmel Roberts - Accounts Administrator and Ray Watkins -National Business Manager. Peter Turnbull awarded Outstanding Contribution to the Central Coast

TrendPac announced Business of the Year The third annual Central Coast Business Excellence Awards were held at Mingara Recreation Club in mid August attended by some 320 of the Central Coast’s leading businesses and organisations. The Awards which now link in with the NSW Business Chamber’s State Business Awards to be held late November, sees the winners in each category automatically become Finalists in the State Awards. A packed auditorium applauded the announcement that TrendPac, who had earlier won the Manufacturer of the Year Award, was announced the winner of the 2013 Central Coast Business Excellence Awards Business of the Year and Platinum Sponsor Coast Star Motors’ Sales Manager, Greg Evans presented the coveted award trophy to TrendPac Financial Controller, Leonard Dodds. “These Awards are intended to highlight the best of the best businesses in our region and send a message, particularly to government, that the Central Coast has a strong and innovative business community,” said the Organiser of this year’s Awards, Kerry Ruffels.

Business Leader of the Year Sponsored by: Central Coast Business Review Winner: Jeff McGarn – Graphic by Design Finalists: Christina Jones – Wiggle & Giggle Music, Jeff McGarn – Graphic by Design, Leonie Farlow – Killarney Vale Dental

Edgar Adams awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

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Long time publisher of the Central Coast Business Review, Edgar Adams who was the recipient of the inaugural Life Time Achievement Award for his contribution to business and industry both as an entrepreneur and businessman.

Outstanding Contribution to the Central Coast - Central Coast Mariners. Chairman Peter Turnbull Central Coast Mariners Founder and Chairman received a special award for Outstanding Contribution to the Central Coast Excellence in Innovation Sponsored by: University of Newcastle Central Coast Campus Winner: Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd Finalists: Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd, Job Centre Australia, Webstuff.biz, Yates Traders Pty Ltd

(l to r) Alfa Laval Aalborg’s David Wagner Electrical Engineering Manager, Steven Ostergaard Mechanical Engineering Manager and University of Newcastle Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Academic, Professor Andrew Parfitt. Originally a Central Coast home grown company known as Gosfern and now owned by international engineering group, Alfa Laval, Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd, based at North Wyong, specialises in the design and construction of combustion control and safety systems for offshore floating production systems servicing the oil and gas industry.


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Excellence in Manufacturing Sponsored by: NSW Trade & Investment Winner: TrendPac Finalists: Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd, TrendPac

TrendPac National Business Manager, Ray Watkins with NSW Trade & Investment Regional Manager Tony Sansom OAM Trendpac is a “one-stop” product creation service operating in the FMCG sector, with their main product areas being in the health and beauty and the household and commercial cleaning sectors. Products they produce include dishwashing liquids, toilet cleaners, glass and surface cleaners, shampoos and conditioners. The company employs some two hundred staff at their Berkeley Vale facility.

Excellence in Export Sponsored by: Fortunity Winner: Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd Finalists: Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd, QiQ Communications Pty Ltd

Excellence in Small Business Sponsored by: Bendigo Bank Winner: Streamline Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Finalists: Avoca Beach Seafoods, Streamline Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, The READ Clinic Pty Ltd, Training Wheels, Wand Optometrists

Fortunity partner Craig Ayling (c ) with Alfa Laval Aalborg’s Trevor Gilmore, Manager of Project Execution and Michael Middleton,Global FPS Financial Controller. Formerly known as Gosfern Pty Ltd, Alfa Laval Aalborg is an engineering manufacturing company specialising in the design and construction of combustion control and safety systems for offshore floating production systems servicing the oil and gas industry.   Although only having a staff of a little over 40 people, in 2013 we celebrated 300,000 hours of zero lost time injuries as a manufacturer.

East Gosford Bendigo Bank Branch Manager, Julie Carrington with Streamline Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Owners John and Kerry Mac John and Kerry Mac started Streamline Air Conditioning & Refrigeration in the middle of a recession making a $6,000 profit after the first year. Streamline specialises in break down repairs for; Air conditioning, commercial refrigeration, refrigeration pool and hot water pumps. Their strongest focus: customer service, commitment to the local community and work ethic.

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Employer of Choice Sponsored by: TAFE NSW Hunter Central Coast Winner: Central Coast Group Training Finalists: Central Coast Group Training, Central Coast Leagues Club, Familychips Pty Ltd

Excellence in Service Sponsored by: RDA Central Coast Winner: Wiggle & Giggle Music Finalists: Avoca Beach Seafoods, Design by Alexandra Marks, Wiggle & Giggle Music

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CCGT’s aim has always been to be an Employer of Choice for our internal staff, apprentices and trainees.  We are very focused on our relationships with our target audience and are proud of our connections with all 26 local secondary schools, job service agencies (JSAs) and our partnerships with NBN, Express Advocate, Central Coast Radio and the Central Coast Mariners.

Wiggle and Giggle Music provides music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers aged 0-5yrs across the Central Coast teaching over 240 children. Their tag line “Music the fun way!” says it all.  Our ability to understand the needs of both our clients and our partners is and always will be key to our success. Without them we are nothing. 

Excellence in Business Ethics Sponsored by: Defence Reserves Support Winner: Riviere Law Finalists: Nurses Now Pty Ltd, Riviere Law, The Footprint Group

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Excellence in Sustainability Sponsored by: Wyong Shire Council Winner: Baltimore Aircoil Australia Finalists: Baltimore Aircoil Australia and Hunter TAFE

Wyong Shire Council Mayor, Doug Eaton and Mark Poswiat, Finance Director Baltimore Aircoil A worldwide manufacturer and marketer of evaporative heat transfer and ice thermal storage products, Baltimore Aircoil Australia is a member of the NSW Government’s Sustainability Advantage Program.

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Young Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsored by: DMA Insurance Brokers Winner: Kristy-Lee Johnston – The Footprint Group Finalists: Danielle Drake – Gorgeous Hair at Gorokan. Greg Stephenson – Cateraid. Kristy-Lee Johnston – The Footprint Group. Kyana Maquire – Massey’s Black Belt Academy.

Caption: Footprint Group Owner, Kristy-Lee Johnston with DMA Insurance Brokers General Manager, Murray Allibone Since launching in October 2010, The Footprint Group has achieved substantial growth and organic expansion through our existing clients and referrals built through our strong local business connections relationships.

Young Business Executive of the Year Sponsored by: Gosford City Council Winner: Keith Pratten – National Manager Snap Fitness Finalists: Aiden Kirk – Baxter Building Co, Jorge Chavez – Chavez Chiropractic, Keith Pratten – Baxter Building Co

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Local Chamber of Commerce of the Year Sponsored by ORS Group Winner: Erina Chamber of Commerce Finalists: Erina Chamber of Commerce, Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Wyong Regional Chamber of Commerce

ORS Group National Business Development Manager, Rod Dever with Erina Chamber Directors, Michelle Allan and Paul Wrigley

Judging Panel As with previous years the judging of the awards was carried out by an impartial idependent panel of judges - Frank Sammut, Dr Anton Kriz, Donna Bailey and Graham Baker. Mr Ruffels thanked them pointing out that the long term success of these Excellence Awards depends upon the integrity and diligence of the judging.

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Taking the Central Coast to the world April 21st 2013 will go down as the most significant day in Central Coast history with the Central Coast Mariners Grand Final win over the Western Sydney Wanderers before a crowd of over 42,000 at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium and a television audience across Australia and Asia of millions. Significant because it showed to the world what perseverance and commitment can achieve and significant because it put the Central Coast brand out for all to see and recognise. They then backed up their Grand Final win with 1-0 win against the Korean Suwon Bluewings a few days later in the AFC Champions League in Korea. This was a team who acted as one, who understood what they wanted to achieve and under the guidance and tutelage of Manager Graham Arnold and his staff, their mind-set was impenetrable. Since taking ownership of the Central Coast Mariners in March Mike Charlesworth has had his hands full setting a new direction for the Club while maintaining its excellence on the pitch. There has been plenty of issues with the Club’s financial survival being a top priority as well as having a greater role in the running of Gosford Stadium, improving match day experience for the fans, getting back into the community, expanding the brand into the North Sydney region and finally the ultimate long term success of the A-League in Australia. He told CCBR that his vision for the Mariners is to have greater input into the junior and representative teams on the Central Coast with all under the professional club of the area – that being the Central Coast Mariners. Commenting on the need to attract bigger crowds he said, “we must improve the match day experience for fans and that means taking a greater role in the running of the stadium with improved pre-match, half time and post-game entertainment.  With Sydney’s northern suburbs being a strong football area Mr Charlesworth said that the Mariners need to expand the brand further into the North Sydney region. “We look forward to several thousand of supporters from this region travelling up the M1 to Gosford every home game soon,” he said.

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Innovation Summit highlights Region’s capabilities James Robertson Moody was the Keynote Speaker at the 3rd annual Central Coast Innovation Summit held at Mingara Club in June and attended by over two hundred people. In opening the Summit Chairman of the Central Coast Innovation Advisory Committee, Dr Anton Kriz, said that he believes that the most competitive advantage we have compared to the rest of the world is that Australians are great idea generators. He said "what we will get from the day is a chance to think. At the end of the day its not really about the technology because it comes down to people and what they do with it." The theme of this year’s Summit was Catching the Next Wave of Innovation and explored the opportunities for coupling sustainability with digital technology to create a ‘resource efficient digitally connected community’. Mr Moody, is a leading thinker in innovation and sustainability and co-authored the book The Sixth Wave. Also speaking at the Innovation Summit was Director and Chief Technology Officer for BlinkMobile, and original product architect of the Blink Mobility Platform, Alan Williams. Established in 2009 BlinkMobile, based in the Gosford CBD, is one of the most advanced companies in the world. Mr Williams said that the Central Coast is an absolute cauldron of innovation and we need to capture that knowledge. However, we need access to advice, services, money and networks if we are to breed and encourage innovation and entrepreneurial behaviours. What’s going on in our region? Dr Kriz shared the podium with Caroline Veldhuizen, Senior Researcher with the Hunter Valley Research Foundation who is doing her PhD in Regional Innovation Systems with the Central Coast as her subject. They discussed Ms Velduizen’s evidence based research, working out what’s going on in our region, by looking at it through a kaleidoscope and building a programme of research around innovation. As part of this research a representative survey of 300 businesses Through these studies 5 policy areas to focus on were identified:

Dr Anton Kriz and Caroline Veldhuizen discussing her research, What’s going on in the region Connectivity, Management, Collaboration, Leadership and Community. In terms of Leadership Dr Kriz emphasised the importance of the region’s two councils, Gosford and Wyong, to take a leadership role. “I have spoken at length with both General Managers, Michael Whittaker and Paul Anderson and they are both supportive. Its a good start,” he said. “Across the region we must take ownership of our own destiny through strong leadership and the community must take ownership in order to go to government with a real voice.” Finally, Dr Kriz, through the research that has been undertaken identified five key game-changes for the Central Coast region: 1. Build regional innovation and research capabilities with the University and industry working together 2. Build creative enterprise by encouraging the region’s music industry to collaboration - (Music Cluster) 3. Support a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, 4. Focus resources on internationalisation – Asia, 5. Build a regional development platform based on cross-sector collaboration to underpin clusters.

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Opening of Tower Building heralds West Gosford transformation The opening of the Tower Building at Riverside Park in mid August was a further step in the redevelopment of over 90,000 sqm of land on Manns Road and the Central Coast Highway at West Gosford, which was once Gibbens Industries’ spring manufacturing facility and holding yards for the abattoirs opposite as well as a few other land owners. The iconic 4-storey Tower Building represents Stage 2 of the development and comprises a total of 6,300 sqm of space which the Gibbens Group’s CEO, Matthew Gibbens, said, “sets the bar in terms of optimum efficiency in light and energy savings, with design features being nothing less than state-of-the-art in terms of both technology and design. It is the first building of this caliber to be constructed on the Central Coast having 4.5 star NABER rating. Occupants include Reliance GP Super Clinic, Danish heavy engineering manufacturers, FLSmidth, with Commonwealth Bank Business Banking Central Coast branch locating within the building and other smaller tenants. The Tower Building opening follows the completion of Stage 1 in 2010 with Moneywise Group Australia locating their Australasian head office operations in the Riverside Park along with a KFC drivethru restaurant, Dan Murphy’s, and Storage King. Meanwhile construction of a 15,000 sqm Masters Home Improvement warehouse will open in December. The final stage of development at Riverside Park will be a 11,500 sqm Homemaker Centre which will open in 2014. Meanwhile, a new $40 million Bunnings Hardwarehouse development in Yallambee Avenue, West Gosford will open in early 2014. It is being built by local building company, Pluim Constructions. It is expected that a major retail entrant to the Central Coast market will then occupy the former Bunnings store in Manns Road. 2013 saw the start of preliminary works by Roads and Maritime Services on the upgrading of the intersection of Central Coast Highway at Brisbane Water Drive and Manns Road. This $170 million upgrade will improve traffic and safety conditions and accommodate traffic growth for at least the next 20 years.

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Central Coast Economic Indicators Gross Regional Product Central Coast Gross Domestic Product as of 30 June 2012 was $10,563 million and of this $5,884 million was attributable to the Gosford LGA and $4,679 million to the Wyong LGA. The change on 2011 was -0.4% compared with the NSW GRP which was up 1.7%. Year

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Wyong LGA

Central Coast

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Employment - Local Jobs There were 115,790 local jobs in the Central Coast in the year ending 2012. This compares with 98,446 in 2002 an increase of 17,344 or 17.6%. Over the 5 year period 2002 to 2007 an average of 1,458 jobs were created annually. Over the next 5 year period 2008 to 2012 an average of 2,011 jobs were created annually. Year

Gosford LGA

Wyong LGA

Central Coast

No.

No.

No.

2012

5,884

4,679

10,563

2007

5,756

4,348

10,104

2012

64,551

51,239

115,790

2002

5,383

4,023

9,406

2007

60,574

45,162

105,735

2002

57,103

41,343

98,446

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Growth in GRP over the ten years from 2002 to 2012 was: • Gosford LGA 9.3% • Wyong LGA 16.3% • Central Coast 12.3% In the same period the NSW growth was 25.6%

Local job growth in the LGA’s over the ten years was: • Gosford LGA 7,448 +13,0% • Wyong LGA 9,896 +23.9% • Central Coast 17,344 +17.6%

Population The estimated resident population of the Central Coast as of 30 June 2012 was 325,295 of which Year

Gosford LGA

Wyong LGA

Central Coast

No.

No.

No.

2012

169,528

155,767

325,295

2007

162,272

144,227

2002

160,678

136,852

Employed residents Across the Central Coast for the year ending 30 June 2012 there were 149,090 residents employed. This compares with 122,641 in 2002. Year

Gosford LGA

Wyong LGA

Central Coast

306,499

2012

81,065

68,025

149,090

297,530

2007

75,730

59,926

135,656

2002

70,234

52,407

122,641

Source: NIEIR and economy.id) Growth in Population over the ten years from 2002 to 2012 was: • Gosford LGA 5.5% • Wyong LGA 13.8% • Central Coast 9.3% In the same period the NSW population grew by 16.8%

Commuting population – On the basis that there were 115,790 local jobs at 30 June 2012 and 149,090 residents were employed there are approximately 33,300 Central Coast residents who commute to work each day.

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Building approvals The value of building approvals in the Central Coast for the Financial Year 2012/13 was $351 million which was 1.79% of the total value in NSW. Apart from a spike in 2009-10 building approvals on the Central Coast have been in decline since 2007-08 at least. No comparable figures for Gosford and Wyong LGAs are currently available. Year

Central Coast $

Registered businesses by industry Industry

2012

2009

576

620

Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing Mining

27

36

976

1,025

99

96

4,803

5,078

712

719

1,527

1,613

831

815

Manufacturing Electricity, Gas, Water etc Construction Wholesale Trade

350,742

Retail Trade

2011–12

332,216

Accommodation & Food Services

2010-11

451,927

Transport, Postal & Warehousing

1,120

1,249

2009-10

609,491

Information Media & Telecomm.

203

214

2008-09

468,619

Financial & Insurance Services

1,447

1,251

2007-08

445,673

Rental, Hiring & Real Estate Serv.

2,133

2,140

Prof., Scientific & Technical Svc

2012-13

2,638

2,586

Administrative & Support Svc

885

976

Public Admin. & Safety

127

109

Education & Training

338

313

1,272

1,191

Health Care & Social Assistance Arts & Recreation Services Other Services

334

358

1,126

1,160

550

255

21,724

21,804

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Basic community profile All suburbs in Gosford LGA

All suburbs in Wyong LGA

Population

Mean age

Median personal income $ Weekly

Population

Mean age

Median personal income $ Weekly

North Gosford

3,500

37

536

Bateau Bay

11,760

44

471

West Gosford

1,392

45

485

Berkeley Vale

8,486

36

519

Gosford

3,392

34

646

Blue Bay

1,023

43

512

East Gosford

3,701

46

517

Blue Haven

6,167

32

491

North Avoca

1,953

39

783

Budgewoi

3,253

44

439

Avoca Beach

4,319

40

646

Buff Point

3,287

43

417

Bar Point

361

45

561

Canton Beach

1,075

61

362

Bensville

2,607

37

617

Chain Valley Bay

2,454

51

378

Blackwall

1,738

45

468

Charmhaven

2,327

37

455

Booker Bay

1,062

49

473

Chittaway Bay

1,901

39

478 535

286

43

633

Chittaway Point

897

41

Copacabana

2,690

39

659

Doyalson

305

34

475

Daleys Point

588

59

466

Doyalson North

403

70

330

Davistown

2,394

45

491

Fountaindale

631

44

564

Empire Bay

2,274

41

555

Glenning Valley

2,050

36

602

Erina

4,633

54

478

Gorokan

7,681

41

414

422

39

603

Gwandalan

3,034

41

459 388

Central Mangrove

Erina Heights Ettalong Beach

4,628

49

435

Halekulani

2,425

45

Forresters Beach

2,496

39

631

Hamlyn Terrace

5,225

36

522

Green Point

6,577

45

488

Jilliby

1,767

42

587

Holgate

986

43

669

Kangy Angy

315

47

526

Kariong

6,451

33

604

Kanwal

3,874

42

396

Killcare

456

51

627

Killarney Vale

6,952

38

467

Killcare Heights

750

49

680

Lake Haven

3,370

47

386

6,836

44

476

Lake Munmorah

4,782

44

440

Kincumber South

681

64

390

Long Jetty

5,797

42

440

Koolewong

794

46

559

Mannering Park

2,398

39

475

Kulnura

584

41

580

Mardi

3,441

35

568

Lisarow

5,038

35

599

Norah Head

1,088

49

493

Macmasters Beach

1,217

45

636

Noraville

2,697

43

477

Mangrove Mountain

725

41

496

Ourimbah

4,161

35

589

Kincumber

Matcham

974

42

636

Rocky Point

274

36

525

Mooney Mooney

424

43

676

San Remo

4,305

33

459

Narara

7,767

37

558

Summerland Point

2,357

44

457

Niagara Park

2,815

36

550

Tacoma

749

37

538

Patonga

200

59

441

Tacoma South

264

40

529

Pearl Beach

513

62

595

The Entrance

3,873

42

448

Peats Ridge

330

40

577

The Entrance North

1,390

37

506

Phegans Bay

441

38

652

Toukley

4,140

47

422

Point Clare

3,812

44

516

Tuggerah

1,017

32

504

Point Frederick

1,770

46

624

Tuggerawong

1,214

42

467

532

51

545

Tumbi Umbi

4,977

41

532

Saratoga

3,715

41

571

Wadalba

1,775

32

564

Somersby

982

42

561

Wallarah

417

40

497

Spencer

517

46

440

Warnervale

569

38

566

Pretty Beach

Springfield

4,207

35

548

Watanobbi

3,774

34

447

St Huberts Island

1,033

55

504

Woongarrah

4,487

34

568

Tascott

1,707

41

551

Wyong

3,630

45

400

Terrigal

10,613

41

618

Wyongah

1,981

36

524

Umina Beach

16,060

42

474

Yarramalong

469

40

716

194

49

576

TOTAL WYONG LGA

Wagstaffe Wamberal

6,299

38

662

Woy Woy

10,115

48

421

Woy Woy Bay Wyoming Yattalunga TOTAL GOSFORD LGA

431

48

651

9,903

42

489

587

40

582

162,440

Source: ABS Census 2011 – Community Profiles

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146,688

Source: ABS Census 2011 – Community Profiles


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