Federal Politics

Labor concerned over TAFE cuts

Colyton resident Andrew Peach is a maintenance technician on trains, but says he can’t keep on top of his education with the increasing costs...

Polling booths close across Lindsay

Voting in the Federal Election has concluded with polling booths across Lindsay closing a short time ago. Votes are now starting to be counted with...

Husar goes to ground as allegations intensify

From a rising star to an embattled MP, Federal Member for Lindsay Emma Husar has taken personal leave following a disastrous week of revelations. Ms...

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 concerned over medicine prices

Colyton pharmacist Howard Mai fears a co-payment on prescription medicine will hit his customers, who are already struggling to afford medicine, very hard. “The situation...

Turnbull goes it alone on airport

The Sydney Airport Group has declined the opportunity to build and operate the new Western Sydney Airport (WSA) at Badgerys Creek. It means the Federal...

Labor begins preselection process for Lindsay

Labor has commenced its search for a replacement candidate for Emma Husar at the next Federal Election, opening its preselection process last Friday. Ms Husar...

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...

Social media posts come back to haunt Labor candidate

Six-year-old Facebook posts are threatening to derail Labor in Lindsay just days before Bill Shorten launches the party's official campaign in Penrith. The posts by...

Husar addresses dual citizenship rumours

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has moved to assure locals she is not a dual citizen despite rumours suggesting she may have been in breach...

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...

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...

You can almost hear the train coming

The Federal Government has committed millions to the design of rail around the future western Sydney airport, a decade before it’s set to open. Released in the Federal Budget...

Scott loses Lindsay: Seat falls to Labor

Fiona Scott has dramatically lost the seat of Lindsay with Labor candidate Emma Husar claiming victory a short time ago. Earlier both Ms Scott and...

Dutton: Shorten must intervene in Husar mess

Senior Government Minister Peter Dutton has called on Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to immediately intervene and bring the Emma Husar crisis to a head. Mr...

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...

Turnbull makes education announcement in Emu Plains

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made an education announcement while in Lindsay this morning. Mr Turnbull caught the train to the local area and visited...

First home buyers big winners in Federal Budget

The Federal Government will give first home buyers a helping hand by implementing a range of measures designed to allow them to enter the...

Husar may re-contest seat after all

As Labor scrambles to find a new candidate to contest Lindsay at next year’s Federal Election, sitting MP Emma Husar has hinted her political...

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...