Federal Politics

Where to vote on election day

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

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.

Labor focuses on jobs of the future

Newly appointed Shadow Small Business Minister, Senator Katy Gallagher, has had her ear to the ground in Penrith, listening to what she calls the...

Scott endorsed to contest Lindsay

Fiona Scott has been endorsed to recontest the seat of Lindsay for the Liberal Party at this year's Federal Election. Ms Scott first contested Lindsay...

Labor promises $500,000 to Lifeline

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

Barnaby can’t survive as Deputy PM

When The Daily Telegraph first reported on Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion’s relationship and soon-to-arrive baby, I actually skipped over the story. Couldn’t have cared...

Husar wants to stay as Lindsay MP

Lindsay MP Emma Husar will meet with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten this week in an attempt to save her political career. The Sunday Telegraph has...

Men’s Shed have their say

It's not the first time residents have felt let down by politicians, but that's exactly what Stephen Lynch heard from a meeting with Penrith...

Cornish quits Liberal Party

Controversial Councillor Marcus Cornish has announced his resignation from the Liberal Party. Cr Cornish, who was already suspended from the Liberals after he circulated an...

Ballot paper order decided for Federal Election

With just over three weeks to go until the Federal Election, the crucial ballot paper positions were drawn today as nine candidates prepare to...

Nepean Hospital patients grounded

High rise developments surrounding Nepean Hospital have caused the suspension of urgent life saving helicopter transfers to and from the already struggling hospital. Nepean Hospital...

Exclusive: Labor considering bypassing preselection for new Lindsay candidate

Former Lindsay MP David Bradbury has denied any possibility of a dramatic return to contest the seat at the next election, declaring he is...

Husar renews call for paid domestic violence leave

Paid domestic and family violence leave should be implemented as a matter of urgency, according to Lindsay MP Emma Husar. Ms Husar, who is also...

Push for new women’s shelter

Federal Member for Lindsay, Emma Husar, has today announced a community campaign to open an additional women’s shelter in Penrith in partnership with not-for-profit...

Tench Reserve makeover announced by Liberals

Tench Reserve will be transformed into a brand new recreational precinct if the Liberal Party win government on Saturday. $5 million will facilitate the upgrade...

Prime Minister visits Cambridge Park to talk up women’s sport commitment

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has visited Penrith to spruik a further investment in women's sport. Mr Morrison visited the Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre in...

Morrison pledges cash for road upgrades and commuter car parking

Parking will be increased at local train stations while Dunheved Road would be upgraded under a plan announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison today. Mr...

Health records go online

Penrith has been selected to trial a new way of keeping health records. My Health Record was launched last Friday and up to 360,000 residents...

We’re heading to the polls on May 18

Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirms the Federal Election will be held on May 18.

Labor matches Coalition promise to upgrade Dunheved Road

Labor will commit $63.5 million to upgrading Dunheved Road between Richmond Road and Werrington Road – mirroring an announcement made by the Coalition yesterday.