Federal Politics

Lighting up the Great River Walk

Federal Election commitment to improve safety of Great River Walk to be fulfilled

Program to focus on healthy living

Lindsay MP Melissa McIntosh has launched a new program aimed at promoting healthy and active living within the community.

Husar, BuzzFeed reach settlement

Defamation case won't proceed to trial.

McIntosh gets down to business

With the dust starting to settle on the Federal Election result, focus will now turn on the commitments made during the campaign. Lindsay has resumed...

Lindsay falls to Liberals

Lindsay is back in Liberal hands with Melissa McIntosh to serve as its next MP. With more than 50 per cent of the vote counted...

Election Night Live: Australia Decides

Welcome to our live election night blog. We've got you covered with the latest from the battle between Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten, with...

Where to vote on election day

Voting booths in Lindsay open at 8am tomorrow and close at 6pm

Labor commits funds to Conservation Corridor

Federal Labor will invest up to $2.5 million to support the Cumberland Conservation Corridor in a bid to protect the environment around Mulgoa Creek. The...

Labor calls for United Australia Party candidate to be disendorsed

Labor is calling for Lindsay’s United Australia Candidate to be disendorsed on the eve of the election after several controversial social media posts surfaced. In...

Penrith Whitewater Stadium and PVRSC to be upgraded under Coalition

The Liberals have committed to deliver upgrades for both Penrith Whitewater Stadium and Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre.

Labor promises $500,000 to Lifeline

The Opposition promises more funding for Australia's 24-hour support and suicide prevention service.

Panthers on the Prowl scores election funding boost

Vital community organisation Panthers on the Prowl has received a $170,000 funding commitment from the Morrison Government to ensure their support for disadvantaged youth continues.

Morrison announces election sweetener for first home buyers

First home buyers are set for a significant leg up with a new initiative from the Coalition to slash the size of a home loan deposit.

Coalition promises to upgrade neighbourhood centres

Community, sports, seniors and recreational groups will benefit from upgraded local facilities as part of a funding package that will renew four neighbourhood centres...

Support for at-risk youth under Labor’s $10 million plan

Labor has promised to deliver Youth Foyer student accommodation for young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness, if elected.

Coalition announces Chapman Gardens overhaul

More sporting commitments for Lindsay have been announced with the Coalition promising to invest $1 million into the Chapman Gardens Sports Precinct in Kingswood. The...

Election win for Luke Priddis Foundation as major parties commit to digital hub funding

Every year kids are getting more and more tech savvy. This is no different for those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), with many...

When it comes to Bill Shorten, the devil is in the detail

Troy Dodds questions Labor's local commitments.

WSU political expert predicts United Australia to perform strongly in Lindsay

There's just a little over a week to go before candidates battle it out for the highly marginal seat of Lindsay, but have they really made enough noise to wow voters when going to the polls?

Shorten promises $125 million for cancer care centre in Penrith

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has visited Lindsay for the first time during the election campaign to announce funding for a new cancer care centre at Nepean Hospital.