State Politics

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...

Scott pays tribute to Abbott

Lindsay MP Fiona Scott has paid tribute to outgoing Prime Minister Tony Abbott. "This morning many Australians have woken up to a new Australian Prime...

New stadium still planned for outer west

The State Government still plans to build a new sports venue in outer western Sydney as part of its long-term stadium strategy. While there's been...

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...

Breathing life into western Sydney

Western Sydney’s unique environment remains a high priority for the Federal Government, with the commitment of $15 million to restore the critically endangered Cumberland...

Labor wants new-look M4 to be free

Penrith residents are being urged to make submissions to an upcoming inquiry into road tolling in NSW, with locals about to pay up to...

Walking and cycling boost for Penrith

A $500,000 State Government grant will boost walking and cycling connections in Penrith. The funding is part of the State Government's $39 million state-wide investment in...

Labor promises Nepean Hospital overhaul

Nepean Hospital will receive more than just a face lift if a Labor government keeps its promise to invest $351 million if elected in...

Service NSW reduces trading hours at Penrith centre

When former NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell first announced the launch of Service NSW centres, he said longer opening times would “make it easier for...

Tackling the ‘ice’ epidemic

Lindsay MP Fiona Scott has welcomed the interim report from the National Ice Taskforce, which the Prime Minister presented to the Council of Australian...

Students to be issued Opal cards

More than 420,000 school students will be provided with an Opal card at the start of the 2016 school year so they can travel...

Abbott visits Mulgoa Preschool as Budget sell continues

Prime Minister Tony Abbott spoke with parents at Mulgoa Preschool earlier today about the coming changes in the 2015-2016 Federal Budget. Accompanied by Minister for...

Bassett “solicited political donation” from property developer

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has found that former State Londonderry MP Bart Bassett "knowingly solicited a political donation from a property developer". However,...

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...

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...

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...

Berejiklian is Premier, what now for Ayres and Davies?

Gladys Berejiklian has officially been chosen to lead New South Wales. Ms Berejiklian was elected unopposed by her colleagues this morning to lead the Liberal...

Ayres to retain Penrith

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres has retained his seat despite fears over what impact Jackie Kelly would have on the electorate. At 9pm, around 25 per...

Shock resignation: Mike Baird calls it quits as NSW Premier

New South Wales politics has been rocked by the shock resignation of NSW Premier Mike Baird this morning. Mr Baird is stepping down after just...

Approval close for ambulance superstation

Penrith Council has suggested that the planning proposal for a new ambulance ‘superstation’ in Penrith could be approved this week. The superstation is part of...