Federal Politics

Cornish to contest Federal Election

Controversial Penrith City Councillor Marcus Cornish will contest the July 2 Federal Election in the seat of Lindsay. Cr Cornish recently resigned from the Liberal...

Mulgoa Road upgrade to be fast tracked

The Federal and State Governments have committed $100 million in joint funding to fast track the first construction stage of a major upgrade of Mulgoa...

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...

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...

Husar responds: I’ll keep fighting for Lindsay

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has described many of the claims made about her in the past week as "lies" as she responds to an...

Christmas provides opportunity to reset the political agenda in 2018

All of us look forward to the Christmas period – an opportunity to relax, reset and take a much-needed break. For the sitting NSW and...

Boost for local sports, arts

Penrith is going to be a hub for art, sport and recreation after a $2.45 million investment to transform facilities in the area. Eight local...

Husar cleared of most serious allegations

An internal Labor Party investigation has found there is no basis for Emma Husar to resign from Parliament. John Whelan's report has been finalised today...

Federal Government to fully fund NDIS

Treasurer Scott Morrison has moved to assure the future of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - but we'll all have to pay for...

The Lindsay jigsaw puzzle

Mystery surrounds the seat of Lindsay in the wake of Emma Husar’s decision to stand down at the next election, with both major parties...

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...

Turnbull gets work started on next phase of road upgrades

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has visited Orchard Hills to mark the next stage of The Northern Road upgrade. His visit reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to...

Tench Reserve makeover announced by Liberals

Tench Reserve will be transformed into a brand new recreational precinct if the Liberal Party win government on Saturday. $5 million will facilitate the upgrade...

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...

Labor to announce Nepean Hospital upgrade

Labor will this morning commit $88 million to the upgrade of Nepean Hospital. The announcement will be made during Bill Shorten's official campaign launch at...

Defence industry fuelled by local business

A local herself, Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne was delighted to visit one local business that is literally fuelling the Defence industry. Penrith-based petrochemical...

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...

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...

Labor rallies the troops on health funding

Labor is hoping hundreds of people will attend a rally this Sunday and help put pressure on the NSW Government to fund upgrades for...