Tuesday, January 23, 2018

State Politics

Premier announces plan to tackle extremism in schools

More counselling and support services will be provided to students in NSW schools and staff will have access to additional training to assist our...

It’s on: Leadership ballot to take place tonight

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's leadership is on life support and could well be terminated as early as tonight. In an extraordinary day in Canberra, Communications...

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...

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...

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...

Seniors could pay more for public transport, Opposition says

It seems a lifetime of successfully saving for retirement could end up costing western Sydney seniors more to access public transport. The Independent Pricing and...

Labor celebrating convincing win in Londonderry

The seat of Londonderry has fallen to Labor with its candidate Prue Car set to claim a convincing victory. Labor declared victory in Londonderry via...

Teachers to be sacked under reforms

Three teachers at Emu Plains Correctional Facility are being sacked under new reforms by the State Government, prompting a rally outside Penrith MP Stuart...

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...

Labor introduces M4 toll petition

Angry western Sydney and Blue Mountains residents have had their voices heard, with the NSW Opposition lodging a petition with over 10,000 signatures to...

Commuters could return to their cars: WSROC

Local residents could ditch public transport and return to their cars if proposed changes to the Opal card go ahead. The Western Sydney Regional Organisation...

Ayres welcomes Berejiklian as Premier

State Penrith MP Stuart Ayres says Gladys Berejiklian will be an "outstanding Premier" and has praised her leadership in securing important projects for Penrith. Ms...

Dam wall to rise

The State Government will spend $690 million to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam by 14 metres. NSW Premier Mike Baird has confirmed $58 million...

Foley: Ayres could lose his seat over M4 toll

Over 10,000 western Sydney residents have voiced their anger about the reintroduction of tolls on the M4 between Parramatta and Homebush by signing a...

Car park construction begins at station

Construction on the new multi-storey commuter car park at Penrith Train Station began this week, with a 10 month wait until it's complete. NSW Transport...

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...

Ayres labels Labor’s TAFE campaign dishonest

Labor has launched a petition to save Kingswood TAFE and stop Government cuts. State Member for Londonderry, Prue Car and Shadow Ministers Adam Searle and...

Funding to help drug addicted mothers-to-be

Pregnant women across the Nepean region battling drug addiction will have more help to get clean after the announcement of $1.7 million in funding...

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...

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...