Press Pieces

Press on the Bypass  

Our Press releases:

Everything you need to make a bypass submission - 20th October 2019

CBAG Meets with DPIE - 14th October 2019

Response to the EIS Announcement - 9th September 2019

Response to Michael McCormack Visit - 12th August 2019

Construct Contract Imperative for the Bypass - 22nd July 2019

The Complexity that is the EIS - 8th July 2019

Is our Government working to cover up politically sensitive documents? - 26th June 2019

CBAG Welcomes Future Transparency - 5th June 2019

EIS Based on Cuttings? - 10th April 2019

Bypass Budget Blues - 3rd April 2019

Congratulations Gurmesh Singh - 25th March 2019

Our representatives put the community last - 20th March 2019

Fiery First Federal Forum - 8th March 2019

In Response to Michael Randall's Letter to the Advocate - 4th March 2019

Federal Candidate Forum March 6th - March 3rd 2019

Why We Continue to Lobby.  27th Feb 2019

Chamber Offending the People - 13th Feb 2019

Chamber on the wrong track - 6th Feb 2019

Our Candidates for the Community Consultation Committee - 3rd Feb 2019

Wrap-up of State Candidate Forum - Jan 31st 2019

Radio interview with Gurmesh Singh and Cheryl Cooper Jan 31st 2019

State Candidates Face Their First Test - January 28th 2019

State Candidate Forum on Bypass - January 24th 2019

A political announcement is tunnels away from a political commitment - January 2019

Dangerous Goods Argument a Furphy

We all need some sleep

Other Press (See further below for Coffs Coast Advocate).

Prime News Bypass Submissions - 21st October 2019

Coffs Outlook - meeting with DPIE - October 15th 2019 

NBN News - New Coffs Harbour Bypass Plans Released - Sept 10th 2019

Coffs Outlook - September 10th 2019

Triple M - Moffee with Gurmesh Singh - September 4th 2019

Prime News Story Lead - September 3rd 2019

Coffs Outlook - Still waiting transparency on bypass submissions - April 18th

Coffs Outlook - Is it a Case of the Bypass Budget Blues? - April 4th

Coffs Outlook - Congratulations Gurmesh - March 27th

NBN News - Rob Oakeshott see the Bypass as an important election issue. - March 27th

Coffs Outlook - Land Bridges are Tunnels according to the Liberals! - March 26th 2019

Coffs Outlook - Our elected officials putting us last - March 22nd 2019

NBN News - Secret Maps revealed. March 20th 2019

Coffs Outlook - Bypass secret maps March 19th 2019

Chamber of Commerce Open Letter. March 5th 2019

Coffs Bypass Group to take on State Government

The bypass consultation committee - fair dinkum or a ruse - Coffs Coast Outlook Feb 19 2019

Government Changes Tack on Tunnels - Guardian News 15th January 2019.

ABC Coffs Coast - Nationals Press Release 15th January 2019

Over 600 submissions received - NBN

Gurmesh on Moffee 2MMM - 29th July 2019

Coffs Outlook - By pass process back to front. August 13th 2019

Coffs Coast Advocate

Thanks to all those who have written in and keep those letters coming!  You can see what has been in "Your say" and "Online Comments" So far here.

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All of these articles are from The Coffs Coast Advocate 
Some are behind the paywall only. $$.

29th January 2020

22nd January 2020

9th November 2019

22nd October 2019

Before & After Pictures and Bypass Submissions$$

Bypass BluesSS

16th October 2019

5th October 2019

28th September 2019

25th September 2019

Beware Last Minute Changes $$

18th September 2019

11th September 2019

9th September 2019

Residents Group Applaud EIS Briefing. $$

7th September 2019

Coffs Getting Bypass Tunnels $$

Saturday 24th August 2019

Saturday 17th August 2019

Wednesday 14th August 2019

Monday 12th August 2019

Designing to the Dollar or Designing the Best?

Saturday 10th August 2019

Monday 5th August 2019

Diary shuffling and 3D models latest in bypass battle

Saturday 27th July 2019

Saturday 13th July 2019

9th July 2019

Has the New Roads Minister Visited the Bypass Site?

Saturday 6th July 2019

Monday 1st July, 2019

Pat Conaghan's crash course in Canberra

Saturday 29th June 2019

Wednesday 26th June 2019

Tuesday 25th June 2019

Stonewalling on bypass rolls into Coffs.

Saturday June 22nd

Saturday June 15th

NB CBAG is not supporting a far western bypass but including this information as it is part of bypass discussions.

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Saturday June 8th

Wednesday 10th April 2019

Thursday 4th April

Expectations for 2020 start date are fading.

Wednesday April 3rd 2019

Wednesday March 27th 2019

Saturday 23rd March 2019 - NSW Election Day

Claims Fly in the case of the mystery noise Maps - 20th March 2019

New Service Station - 20th March 2019

March 16th 2019

March 13th 2019

March 9th 2019

Mayor Frustrated by lack of transparency from the RMS - March 8th 2019

Fiery Forum calls for change on dangerous goods in tunnels - March 7th 2019

Commitment to Bypass Absolute - March 7th 2019

Tunnel Spin Speeds Up - March 6th 2019

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Saturday 2nd March 2019

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Candidate Applications are in

Saturday 23rd February - Council

Letter from Peter Lubans, Chamber of Commerce & Response Rod McKelvey

February 16th 

February 6th 2019 - Ridiculous column from Martin Wells

February 2nd 2019 - Wrap-up from Candidates Forum

January 30th

January 23rd 2019

January 19th 2019 - Reactions to The Nationals Back-flip

January 16th 2019 - The Nationals back-flip on Tunnels

January 12th 2019 - Council Position

January 9th 2019

January 5th 2019

January 2nd 2019

December 29th 2018

26th December 2018

December 22nd 2018

December 19th 2018

December 15th 2018

12th December 2019

8th December 2019

5th December 2018

1st December 2018

24th November 2018 - CBAG Kicks of its press campaign

21st November 2018 - Doesn't look as if The Nationals are with us

21st November 18 - Council is with us and working on tunnels 

 17th November - Andrew Fraser keeps his promise 

17th November - Council calls for tunnels not trenches

November 10th 18 - RMS Claims it will look at our feedback - but will it act on it???

14th November 2018 - The Chamber of Commerce isn't on our side.

October 17th - Locals residents speak out at PCYC meeting