Federal Politics

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...

Husar returns to where it all began

Member for Lindsay, Emma Husar has gone back to her roots, spending time at her first job, Penrith McDonald’s on High Street, in the...

Health records go online

Penrith has been selected to trial a new way of keeping health records. My Health Record was launched last Friday and up to 360,000 residents...

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...

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...

Labor closer to finding candidate to take on Fiona Scott

Mystery still surrounds who the Lindsay Labor candidate will be for next year’s Federal Election, but the picture will be made clearer within days...

Labor officially launches campaign in Penrith

An $88 million funding injection to Nepean Hospital was the critical local announcement to come out of this morning's Labor campaign launch, held in...

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...

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...

Protecting the environment

An important parcel of land in Mulgoa has been established as the latest conservation corridor in western Sydney, linking the Cumberland Plains Woodland and...

Linking nations through music

Glenmore Park resident and Western Sydney University Associate Professor Bruce Crossman is embarking on a mission to link Australia and Japan through music. Associate Professor...

Abbott’s PR plan will kill off Turnbull

On Monday morning, former Prime Minister Tony Abbott will front up for the second of his now fortnightly radio appearances on Ray Hadley’s 2GB...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mulgoa Road upgrade to be fast tracked

The Federal and State Governments have committed $100 million in joint funding to fast track the first construction stage of a major upgrade of Mulgoa...

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...

A question of trust and integrity

This is probably one of the most difficult pre-election columns I’ve ever written. Difficult because it is impossible to say there’s been a clear winner...

Important services secure under Labor

Local women experiencing domestic violence, family breakdown, sexual assault and discrimination would not lose current legal services under a Labor Government. Penrith Women’s Health Centre...