Sunday, January 23, 2022

Federal Politics

Head To Health Penrith Opening

Penrith is now home to the first Head to Health Centre in the country, which promises to change the way locals access mental health...

Labor Announces Candidate For Federal Election

Things are heating up ahead of next year's Federal Election with Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese announcing today a potential candidate to represent Labor in...

Getting Swim Teachers Back In The Pool

The Federal Government is putting water safety in the fast lane by investing money to train additional swimming teachers to meet the demand for...

ScoMo spends morning in Lindsay as unofficial election campaign rolls on

Prime Minister Scott Morrison kicked off another week of campaigning, spending this morning visiting locals and businesses in Lindsay.

ScoMo’s on the blower: Prime Minister chats with locals

The community had a chance to ask Prime Minister Scott Morrison questions about COVID-19 first hand this week.

New support announced for businesses, individuals as lockdown extension looms

Help is coming to businesses and individuals doing it tough in lockdown.

Sitting Lindsay MP Melissa McIntosh facing prospect of challenge from within

Speculation surrounding the future of Lindsay MP Melissa McIntosh is intensifying, with the prospect of a surprise challenge from within the Liberal Party in the lead-up to the next election.

M12 to become a reality as governments give green light

The M12 will now become a reality after it received fast-tracked planning approval under the NSW Government’s COVID-19 economic recovery program.

PM meets with local manufacturers

Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited window and door manufacturer Plustec in Emu Plains last week to discuss Australian-made products with western Sydney businesses. He joined...

Minister in Penrith to launch new program to help hotels become more energy efficient

New program will help hotels and motels become more energy efficient.

Minister says government is keeping great Aussie dream alive

Minister for Housing Michael Sukkar has visited Lindsay to talk up the Federal Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

More funding will lock in upgrade to Dunheved Road

The highly anticipated Dunheved Road upgrade will be given a push after the Federal Government budgeted a further $63.5 million, bringing the project’s total funding up to $127 million.

Labor to create Jobs and Skills agency if it wins election in 2022

The Federal Election is still more than 18 months away, but Labor Leader Anthony Albanese sent a clear pitch to locals last week.

Budget provides platform for economic recovery

Budget provides a compelling case for economic recovery.

Pollies outline Penrith’s recovery roadmap

Local, State and Federal representatives outline what they're doing to help Penrith through the recession.

Gridlocked intersection gets makeover

Money well spent, says Penrith Mayor.

Government extends financial support programs

The Federal Government’s JobKeeper program has been extended until March next year as Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared he’s got “Australia’s back” in dealing with COVID-19.

Husar: “They just burnt me and left me there to die”

Former Lindsay MP Emma Husar claims she was "burnt and left to die" by the Labor Party, and has been forced to move to Perth in the wake of her 2018 resignation.

Dunheved Road upgrade will bust congestion

Planning and investigation works will soon begin for the Federal Government’s $63.5 million Dunheved Road upgrade.

Government may extend Telehealth beyond September

The Federal Government may continue subsidised Telehealth services that are due to end in September.