Monday, February 26, 2018

Federal Politics

Turnbull declares Lindsay a must-win seat

“If we hold this seat, then we will be returned to Government.” With those words, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed Lindsay as the seat that...

Liberals commit to keeping election promises

Promises to Lindsay made before this year’s Federal Election will still be kept despite the seat falling to Labor’s Emma Husar. Liberal Senator for Western...

Nepean Hospital patients grounded

High rise developments surrounding Nepean Hospital have caused the suspension of urgent life saving helicopter transfers to and from the already struggling hospital. Nepean Hospital...

Labor says its housing policy is positive

After seven years of looking to buy her own home, South Penrith resident Rika Kuala is hoping a change in Government policy will allow...

Labor to launch campaign in Penrith

Labor has announced it will officially launch its election campaign in Penrith next month, saying the city has become "like the Bermuda Triangle" for...

Coalition makes major environmental announcement

The important work of the Green Army in creating and conserving our Cumberland Conservation Corridors will continue to be supported. If re-elected, the Turnbull Government...

Barnaby can’t survive as Deputy PM

When The Daily Telegraph first reported on Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion’s relationship and soon-to-arrive baby, I actually skipped over the story. Couldn’t have cared...

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...

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...

Locals express frustration at NDIS roll-out

As the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) continues, a forum hosted by Member for Lindsay Emma Husar on Tuesday has highlighted...

Turnbull goes it alone on airport

The Sydney Airport Group has declined the opportunity to build and operate the new Western Sydney Airport (WSA) at Badgerys Creek. It means the Federal...

War of words erupts over education

The Federal Government has denied it is cutting funding to education, claiming Labor is using misleading figures in its criticism of the recent Budget. Teachers...

Labor officially launches campaign in Penrith

An $88 million funding injection to Nepean Hospital was the critical local announcement to come out of this morning's Labor campaign launch, held in...

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...

Cornish quits Liberal Party

Controversial Councillor Marcus Cornish has announced his resignation from the Liberal Party. Cr Cornish, who was already suspended from the Liberals after he circulated an...

Labor selects Emma Husar as candidate for 2016 election

Emma Husar will be the Labor candidate for Lindsay at next year's Federal Election. Ms Husar won a preselection battle 46-30 over Ross Beaton earlier...

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...

Husar fires up at “ill-informed” Hanson

Brimming with anger and frustration, Lindsay MP Emma Husar has spoken as both a passionate politician and a loving mother demanding Senator Pauline Hanson apologise...

Husar addresses dual citizenship rumours

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has moved to assure locals she is not a dual citizen despite rumours suggesting she may have been in breach...

Council hits government for six

The future of Penrith has been broken down into six key priorities, that Penrith Council will be advocating for ahead of the Federal Election. On...