State Politics

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...

Foley commits to timetable review as Sydney Uni joins wave of criticism

Opposition Leader Luke Foley says if Labor wins the 2019 State Election it will review the new train timetable and "restore some fairness". It comes...

Pollies play a role in the fight against domestic violence

When it comes to domestic violence, the political is personal for Member for Lindsay Emma Husar. In her maiden speech on September 12, 2016 Ms...

Ayres says Labor “ignored trains for 16 years”

The much-criticised new train timetable is just days away from beginning and local commuters are still furious over increased transit times. Shadow Transport Minister Jodi...

Free rego for toll users

Toll road users will soon be eligible for free car registration in an effort to reduce cost pressures on drivers. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian today...

New timetable could see commuters revolt against State Government

Transport Minister Andrew Constance is under immense pressure to intervene and make last minute changes to the new train timetable, set to come into...

Carney confident of success in Mulgoa

Western Sydney born and raised Todd Carney is set to take on Member for Mulgoa Tanya Davies at the 2019 State Election. Opposition Leader Luke...

Premier visits Cranebrook to announce billion-dollar education boost

Schools across Penrith are set to receive a slice of $1.09 billion next year through the needs-based Resource Allocation Model funding method. NSW Premier Gladys...

First shots fired in battle for Penrith

The State Election may be a year and a half away but the first shots have already been fired between sitting Liberal MP Stuart...

Karen McKeown to take on Stuart Ayres at 2019 State Election

Former Penrith Mayor Karen McKeown will take on Stuart Ayres at the 2019 State Election after being confirmed as Labor's candidate for Penrith this...

Opposition warns against rumoured merger

Member for Londonderry Prue Car has joined Shadow Minister for Police Guy Zangari in calling on the Liberal National Government to come clean about...

Waiting game as Nepean’s struggles continue

Whether it’s waiting in Emergency or waiting for elective surgery, Nepean Hospital continues to struggle with some of the longest wait times in the...

State Government to “come down” on rogue retirement village operators

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres joined local Glad Simonis to discuss the benefits of the new package of reforms for retirement village residents that were...

Exclusive: Jordan Springs school construction to begin within two years

Construction on a new primary school at Jordan Springs will begin within two years, according to the NSW Education Minister. Rob Stokes joined Member for...

Sports rebate will help parents

Thousands of school children across New South Wales are set to benefit from a new $100 rebate for sporting and fitness related costs, with...

Problem gamblers get more help in Budget

The NSW Government will provide up to $18 million for the Responsible Gambling Fund to address the risks of problem gambling and associated harms...

Huge funding commitment for war on domestic violence

Domestic violence initiatives are front and centre in today's State Budget. More than $350 million will be spent over four years to provide greater protection...

Budget delivers for western Sydney

Families across western Sydney are set to benefit from a record State Budget injecting billions of dollars in health, education, environment and transport infrastructure...

Police shortage in Penrith, says Labor

Labor says Police in Penrith are being stretched to the limit with Penrith Police Station six officers short based on recent operational capacity figures. State...

State Government delays Levy introduction

The State Government will delay the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL), it was confirmed today. Currently, the Emergency Services are funded through...