Federal Politics

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...

Labor to make education a key election issue

It was all about early starts last Thursday morning, as one local school highlighted the importance of their early intervention programs. Shadow Education Minister Kate...

Turnbull helps Panthers launch new state-of-the-art Rugby League Academy

The Penrith Panthers are officially the envy of every sporting team in Australia following the opening of the $22 million Panthers Rugby League Academy. Prime...

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...

Early election on the cards

Australia may go to to an early election on July 2, while it's been confirmed that the Budget will be delivered earlier than planned...

Councillor to contest Federal Election

Penrith City Councillor Maurice Girotto is to contest this year’s Federal Election after being preselected as the Christian Democratic Party’s candidate in the seat...

Understanding the ‘lived experience’

While a childcare centre seems a predictable place to find women working on International Women’s Day, there’s good reason for a visit from the...

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...

Protecting the environment

An important parcel of land in Mulgoa has been established as the latest conservation corridor in western Sydney, linking the Cumberland Plains Woodland and...

Men’s Shed have their say

It's not the first time residents have felt let down by politicians, but that's exactly what Stephen Lynch heard from a meeting with Penrith...

Underdog bridges the political divide

Meet the man who is bridging the gap between the left and right in Lindsay. Stephen Lynch has been announced as the Nick Xenophon Team's...

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...

Government to tackle drug epidemic

Thousands of methamphetamine users and their families across Lindsay will see more support to battle against the ‘Ice’ epidemic. The final report from the National...

Linking nations through music

Glenmore Park resident and Western Sydney University Associate Professor Bruce Crossman is embarking on a mission to link Australia and Japan through music. Associate Professor...

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 closer to finding candidate to take on Fiona Scott

Mystery still surrounds who the Lindsay Labor candidate will be for next year’s Federal Election, but the picture will be made clearer within days...

Funding helps close the gap

Local Indigenous children will be given the best possible start in life thanks to the dedicated team at Nepean Community and Neighbourhood Services (NCNS). NCNS...

Badgerys Creek draft EIS released

The long-awaited draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek was released earlier today. Early indications are that there are...

Prime Minister takes train to Penrith

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made his first visit to Lindsay since becoming Prime Minister last month. Mr Turnbull caught a train to Penrith with...