Federal Politics

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.

Labor backs students with funding commitment

Support for disadvantaged students across Penrith will be a priority as part of a $3 million commitment by Labor.

Labor promises fuel pipeline to airport

Labor has promised $71 million to build a fuel pipeline to the new Western Sydney Airport to avoid the need for trucks to cart...

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.

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...

John Howard back in Penrith to support Liberal candidate Melissa McIntosh

Former Prime Minister John Howard joined Liberal Candidate for Lindsay Melissa McIntosh on the campaign trail this morning, meeting locals all over the Penrith...

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...

Labor promises Dukes Oval upgrade

An amenities upgrade for Dukes Oval in Emu Plains could be on the cards, as part of a $500,000 promise by Labor. The announcement comes...

Coalition announces funding to tackle tech-savvy domestic violence offenders

Coalition commits $480,000 for new case workers to tackle domestic violence at Penrith Women's Health Centre.

Labor promises Jamison Park upgrade

Labor says it will invest $15 million to support local netball and deliver the Jamison Park Multi-Purpose Indoor Sport Centre. Labor Candidate for Lindsay, Diane...

Morrison spends day in Lindsay as campaign gets in full swing

Scott Morrison spent the second day of the election campaign in Lindsay, touring a factory in St Marys.