Federal Politics

Coalition best for business, says O’Dwyer

Cafe Fred is one of 13,000 small businesses in Lindsay that will benefit from tax changes announced in the Federal Budget, according to Assistant...

12 months of passion and politics

In the 12 months since Labor’s Emma Husar defeated Fiona Scott to claim the Federal seat of Lindsay, she has fought hard for what...

Husar, Beaton to contest Labor preselection for Lindsay

Labor will go to a preselection battle to decide a candidate to take on sitting Liberal MP Fiona Scott at next year’s Federal Election. Ross...

Labor pushes case for Nepean upgrade

Shadow NSW Treasurer Ryan Park joined the Federal Election campaign trail today, meeting with Lindsay's Labor candidate Emma Husar to discuss much-needed upgrades to Nepean...

Independent candidate set to ruffle some feathers at Federal Election

With a Federal Election looming, the first new candidate to fight for the local seat is making his message known – Lindsay needs a...

New face in election campaign

After years of supporting the Liberal Party, local man Steve Roddick has had enough. He has now resigned from the Board of the Penrith Valley...

Husar blasts eastern suburbs “elites” as airport debate intensifies

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has re-opened the east versus west debate in a scathing opinion piece in which she says "eastern elites" continue to...

Turmoil in Canberra: Turnbull survives spill

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has seen off a dramatic threat to his leadership and will remain in the top job - for now. Mr Turnbull...

Shorten visits Werrington to make NBN announcement

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is back in Penrith today, visiting the Werrington Park Corporate Centre ahead of his appearance on ABC TV's 'Q&A' this...

Calls for more consultation on airport

Renewed calls for community consultation on the future of Western Sydney Airport have been aired amid concerns residents are not being properly informed of...

Health records go online

Penrith has been selected to trial a new way of keeping health records. My Health Record was launched last Friday and up to 360,000 residents...

A question of trust and integrity

This is probably one of the most difficult pre-election columns I’ve ever written. Difficult because it is impossible to say there’s been a clear winner...

Turnbull pushes child care subsidies during visit to Emu Plains

From playing with toy cars to spruiking the new child care subsidies, Malcolm Turnbull returned to the west this morning visiting Mud Puddles Cottage...

Howard joins campaign trail in Lindsay

Former Prime Minister John Howard has joined Lindsay MP Fiona Scott on the campaign trail, meeting with locals in the Penrith CBD today. Mr Howard...

Push for new women’s shelter

Federal Member for Lindsay, Emma Husar, has today announced a community campaign to open an additional women’s shelter in Penrith in partnership with not-for-profit...

Australia has a new PM, Scott Morrison

Another one bites the dust as history repeats itself with Scott Morrison ending up in the top spot. Mr Morrison is now Australia’s 30th Prime...

Live Blog: Bill Shorten on Q&A

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Husar returns to where it all began

Member for Lindsay, Emma Husar has gone back to her roots, spending time at her first job, Penrith McDonald’s on High Street, in the...

Husar optimistic about Labor’s chances

Labor candidate Emma Husar says she's "in it to win it" as an epic three month election campaign gets underway ahead of a July...

Cornish aims for disruption

Independent Candidate Marcus Cornish may be a one-man-band, but he's certainly making plenty of noise. The controversial Penrith City Councillor, who came to the community's...