Federal Politics

Western Weekender Podcast: Federal Election 2016

With the Federal Election just days away, Troy Dodds and Dale Drinkwater present a look at the Lindsay campaign and the candidates aiming for...

Why Turnbull should stay in top job

The only thing as certain as Winx winning her 25th straight race on Saturday was Malcolm Turnbull’s 30th consecutive Newspoll defeat on Monday. But here’s...

Labor to announce Nepean Hospital upgrade

Labor will this morning commit $88 million to the upgrade of Nepean Hospital. The announcement will be made during Bill Shorten's official campaign launch at...

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...

Husar cleared of most serious allegations

An internal Labor Party investigation has found there is no basis for Emma Husar to resign from Parliament. John Whelan's report has been finalised today...

“I fight the system and the system fights me”, says Lindsay candidate

What we’ve got right now in the electorate of Lindsay is ‘dirty politics’ according to far right political activist and Australia First Party (AFP)...

Turnbull gets work started on next phase of road upgrades

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has visited Orchard Hills to mark the next stage of The Northern Road upgrade. His visit reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to...

Exclusive: Beamer confirms Lindsay tilt

EXCLUSIVE Former State Mulgoa MP Diane Beamer has confirmed she will seek endorsement to run as Labor’s candidate for Lindsay at the next Federal Election. An...

Prime Minister takes train to Penrith

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made his first visit to Lindsay since becoming Prime Minister last month. Mr Turnbull caught a train to Penrith with...

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...

Turnbull pushes Budget during Penrith visit

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made his way to Penrith in a bid to sell his Budget to the western Sydney workforce. Accompanied by Minister...

Pain for voters at Penrith pre-polling

"Australians can start pre-poll voting in the 2016 Federal Election, but not if you have a disability," according to local man David Currie. Mr Currie...

Lindsay MP Emma Husar speaks about White Ribbon Day

Two days after her emotional speech in Parliament, Federal Member for Lindsay, Emma Husar, held an afternoon tea to mark White Ribbon Day. On Wednesday...

The Lindsay jigsaw puzzle

Mystery surrounds the seat of Lindsay in the wake of Emma Husar’s decision to stand down at the next election, with both major parties...

Coalition best for business, says O’Dwyer

Cafe Fred is one of 13,000 small businesses in Lindsay that will benefit from tax changes announced in the Federal Budget, according to Assistant...

12 months of passion and politics

In the 12 months since Labor’s Emma Husar defeated Fiona Scott to claim the Federal seat of Lindsay, she has fought hard for what...

Liberal candidate hits the ground running

New Liberal candidate for Lindsay Melissa McIntosh has wasted little time getting down to business, as the battle for the marginal seat gets underway. The...

Husar, Beaton to contest Labor preselection for Lindsay

Labor will go to a preselection battle to decide a candidate to take on sitting Liberal MP Fiona Scott at next year’s Federal Election. Ross...

Labor pushes case for Nepean upgrade

Shadow NSW Treasurer Ryan Park joined the Federal Election campaign trail today, meeting with Lindsay's Labor candidate Emma Husar to discuss much-needed upgrades to Nepean...

Independent candidate set to ruffle some feathers at Federal Election

With a Federal Election looming, the first new candidate to fight for the local seat is making his message known – Lindsay needs a...