Press release


August 23, 2022

Member for The Entrance, David Mehan, together with Shadow Minister for Small Business, Steve Kamper today met with local businesses at Euro Bean Café in The Entrance. This was a continuation from a previous roundtable held prior to COVID-19.

The meeting aimed to foster an ongoing networking opportunity for local businesses; provide an update on The Entrance Township and outcomes achieved to date, as well as hear from local state government agencies.

Superintendent Chad Gillies, and Chief Inspector Colin Lott from Tuggerah Lakes Police District attended and discussed crime rates and increased police taskings in the Township, a positive step in the right direction.

Central Coast Council’s Director of Community and Recreation Services, Glen Cannard provided an update on activating the Town Centre and upcoming events in the Township that would assist in driving further tourism. 

Labor’s Shadow Minister, Steve Kamper acknowledged that consistent work needs to continue to revitalize the Township. Together with Mr Mehan, Labor’s position for small business was discussed and the post COVID business landscape.

“With local business and government agencies continuing to work hand in hand, we can achieve great things for The Entrance Township.”

“Regular get togethers are now being scheduled to continue discussions on how we can continue to improve the area.”

“The Entrance is a prime tourist destination, and we need to entice people to continue to visit. Small business plays a central role in this. Enhancing the Township also adds considerable value.”

“Thank you to all who attended and provided their valuable input, which will assist with our approach” said Mr Mehan.