Sunday, February 25, 2018

State Politics

Opposition wants timeframe on Kingswood Station upgrade

Despite the need for a lift, Member for Londonderry Prue Car said the Baird Government has no plans to provide vital upgrades to Kingswood...

Labor demands: Show us the money

Motorists in Colyton will face continued congestion and traffic issues after a promised $1 million intersection upgrade was left out of the State Budget. The...

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...

Penrith leads the way on NDIS roll-out

Access to early intervention for disabled youth has arrived in Penrith, a year ahead of schedule. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), has opened the...

Budget a winner for west, says Treasurer

Penrith played host to NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian this morning at a special post-Budget breakfast. Politicians and business leaders gathered at Pepper Stadium's Chairman's Lounge,...

PM talks up exporting during visit to Penrith

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has cemented western Sydney’s economic importance with a visit to convince local businesses to trade internationally. Mr Abbott addressed a seminar...

Focus on small business continues

After big announcements for small business in the recent Federal Budget, Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson visited Penrith on Tuesday to speak with...

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...

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...

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...

Tanya Davies retains Mulgoa

Tanya Davies will retain the seat of Mulgoa for the Liberal Party - and may even increase her margin. Just before 8pm tonight, the Weekender...

Passion and community drives Todd's campaign

Mention the name Todd Carney and politics and you’ll probably get a strange look or two, particularly from those who know about the world...

How schoolyard bullying taught Tanya Davies more about herself

Unlike many other candidates running for a seat in this weekend’s State Election, current Member for Mulgoa Tanya Davies did not grow up near...

State Government commits $12 million to Panthers project

A re-elected Baird Government will commit $12 million towards the construction of a state-of-the-art Western Sydney Community and Sports Centre in Penrith – creating...

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...

Werrington Arterial construction begins

Passers by were pleased to see the first mound of soil turned at the site of the $70 million Werrington Arterial Road upgrade that...

Candidates sign pledge to the community

Labor and the Greens continue their fight against privatisation of public assets with resounding support from the audience at a candidates forum on Tuesday...