Federal Politics

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...

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...

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...

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...

Husar fires up at “ill-informed” Hanson

Brimming with anger and frustration, Lindsay MP Emma Husar has spoken as both a passionate politician and a loving mother demanding Senator Pauline Hanson apologise...

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...

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...

Husar hits back as new reports surface

Emma Husar says allegations against her that have surfaced in new media reports this morning are "untrue, unfair and hurtful". The Lindsay MP has taken...

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...

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...

Husar responds: I’ll keep fighting for Lindsay

Lindsay MP Emma Husar has described many of the claims made about her in the past week as "lies" as she responds to an...

Council hits government for six

The future of Penrith has been broken down into six key priorities, that Penrith Council will be advocating for ahead of the Federal Election. On...

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...

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...

Funding helps close the gap

Local Indigenous children will be given the best possible start in life thanks to the dedicated team at Nepean Community and Neighbourhood Services (NCNS). NCNS...

Turnbull pushes child care subsidies during visit to Emu Plains

From playing with toy cars to spruiking the new child care subsidies, Malcolm Turnbull returned to the west this morning visiting Mud Puddles Cottage...

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...

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...

Boost for local sports, arts

Penrith is going to be a hub for art, sport and recreation after a $2.45 million investment to transform facilities in the area. Eight local...

Defence industry fuelled by local business

A local herself, Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne was delighted to visit one local business that is literally fuelling the Defence industry. Penrith-based petrochemical...