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Council’s customer service centres will have a planned service interruption on Tuesday, 12 December that will temporarily impact customer service hours. 

Customer Service Centres - Erina: closed all day | Wyong: closed from 12.30pm | Gosford: closed from 12pm. All Council Customer Service services will resume as normal from 8.30am Wednesday, 13 December. For urgent matters, you can still call us on 02 4306 7900. Our online Customer Service Centre is also always available. 


  • Council offices will be closed over the holiday period from Mon 25 Dec 2023 to Mon 1 Jan 2024 (re-opening Tues 2 Jan 2024).  Some of Council’s services and facilities will be closed or have changes, however essential services will continue to operate.  
  • For urgent reports or issues, call Council on 02 4306 7900 at any time.  Non-urgent reports, and enquiries can be lodged 24/7 through our online Customer Service Centre (and progressed from 2 Jan).
Public Inquiry
The Public Inquiry into Central Coast Council has concluded and the report is available.

On 26 April 2021, the then Minister for Local Government, the Hon Shelley Hancock MP appointed Roslyn McCulloch as Commissioner to hold a Public Inquiry under section 438U of the Local Government Act 1993 into Central Coast Council. An Information Paper, Terms of Reference and list of submissions was published at the NSW Office of Local Government website. 

On 17 March 2022, Minister for Local Government, the Hon Wendy Tuckerman MP, tabled the report into the Public Inquiry of Central Coast Council. Commissioner Roslyn McCulloch made eight recommendations, including that an Administrator be appointed to serve until the Central Coast Council election. 

On 1 June 2022, Minister for Local Government, the Hon Wendy Tuckerman MP announced the local government election for Central Coast Council will be held on 14 September 2024. 

A Constitutional Referendum to determine the future number of Central Coast Councillors and Wards will be held at the same time as the local government election for Central Coast Council on 14 September 2024. 

The Central Coast Council Public Inquiry Report can be viewed here.

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