Federal Politics

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.

Australians urged to check enrollment details ahead of election

With the Federal Election confirmed for May 18, Australians must act now to ensure they are enrolled before the deadline of 8pm on April 18.

We’re heading to the polls on May 18

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

Prime Minister to call election tomorrow

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce tomorrow morning that Australia is headed to the polls on May 18. Multiple sources are now confirming that Mr...

Dangerous Cranebrook intersection to be upgraded, Federal Government confirms

A major upgrade of the notorious Andrews Road / Greygums Road intersection at Cranebrook will be complete within the next three months.

Husar, BuzzFeed agree to mediation

Emma Husar and news outlet BuzzFeed are headed to mediation in an attempt to settle the Lindsay MP's defamation case against the publisher. Ms Husar...

Ready for battle: Best and Tyndall back up for Lindsay campaign

You’d think the rough and tiring nature of a State Election campaign would be enough for any rising political aspirant, but two local candidates...

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...

Mental health program extended

More than half a million dollars will be spent to continue a crucial trial that offers employment to those suffering with mental health issues. Liberal...

Labor endorses Diane Beamer as Lindsay candidate

Sitting Lindsay MP Emma Husar says she is disappointed after Labor confirmed Diane Beamer would be its candidate for next year's Federal Election. Mrs Beamer's...