State Government confirms Mamre Road funding

The State Government has confirmed $500 million will be included in the upcoming State Budget to allow the next stage of construction to begin on Mamre Road between Erskine Park and Kemps Creek.

Government announces funding for raft of transport projects

The Federal Government has backflipped on a decision to axe funding for Stage 2 of the Mulgoa Road upgrade.

Council to “review” parking fine process following government request

Drivers issued with parking fines by local Councils should be immediately notified, the State Government says.

Car, Mitchell in heated debate over asbestos in schools

Education Minister Prue Car has accused her predecessor of "looking for headlines" after the pair became engaged in a heated debate over the asbestos mulch saga.

Labor takes the axe to raft of local infrastructure projects

There's been a scathing response to the Federal Government's decision to axe funding to a host of major infrastructure projects in western Sydney.

Hot topics discussed at Government’s first Community Cabinet

The first Community Cabinet of the Minns Government was held in Penrith today. Premier Chris Minns was joined by Minister for Western Sydney Prue Car...

Election promise delivered: Cambridge Gardens Public to receive upgrades

Premier Chris Minns, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education and Early Learning Prue Car and Member for Penrith Karen McKeown paid a visit to...

Fernhill, Lakes funding in doubt as Labor reviews WestInvest commitments

Significant local funding commitments made on the eve of the State Election are in doubt, the Weekender can reveal.

Premier back in Penrith as government holds rail manufacturing roundtable

Premier Chris Minns was back in Penrith today - this time to discuss rail manufacturing.

Premier’s promise to Penrith: Chris Minns opens up about the state’s biggest issues

The Weekender sits down with Premier Chris Minns to talk about everything from the rental crisis to domestic violence.

State Government’s Community Cabinet to visit Penrith

Penrith has been selected as the location of the first Community Cabinet of the Minns Government.

“I will not let you down”: Penrith MP Karen McKeown delivers maiden speech in Parliament

State Penrith MP Karen McKeown has delivered her maiden speech to NSW Parliament.

New State MP’s first sit-down interview: Karen McKeown pledges to listen to locals

New Penrith State MP Karen McKeown talks about the challenges of her new role, the Penrith Stadium upgrade, her plan to listen to locals and how she'll juggle the job with her duties as a Councillor.

Labor hits the ground running with Penrith school visit

Days after the NSW State Election and the new Labor Government has hit the ground running to make sure its presence is felt in...

Ayres unlikely to run again as he looks for “new challenge”

Stuart Ayres has declared his political career is over after last Saturday’s State Election defeat, confirming he is unlikely to seek public office again.

Tanya Davies in shock play to become Deputy NSW Liberal Leader

Badgerys Creek MP Tanya Davies has merged as shock contender for the leadership of the Liberal Party in New South Wales.

Unpacking the State Election bloodbath

Troy Dodds unpacks a State Election that has left the Liberal Party with plenty of soul searching to do, and the state with a new era under Chris Minns and Labor.

Emotional scenes as Labor poised to win Penrith; Chris Minns to become Premier

Labor will hold the seat of Penrith for the first time since 2010 after Karen McKeown achieved a strong swing to the party at tonight's State Election.

LIVE: State Election night 2023

It's State Election night in New South Wales. Join our team across Penrith and Parramatta for all the key developments throughout the night...

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joins Labor campaign trail in Penrith

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese wants Labor candidate Karen McKeown to win the seat of Penrith for the party in tomorrow’s State Election. There was a...