Central Coast of NSW: is situated between Sydney and Newcastle. It is a beautiful area with extensive waterways and many National Parks and other reserves. Many people have chosen to live on the Central Coast (including one of our daughters and her family). Although the area supports a large population, no one is very far from beaches and bushland. The image shows a section of Brisbane Water, the entrance to the Hawkesbury River, and was taken from Ettalong, one of the Central Coast settlements.
Brisbane Water National Park, Popran National Park, Bouddi National Park and Dharug National Park are all significant environmental reserves on the Central Coast. There are also a number of other bushland reserves managed by the Local Government Authority.