Sunday, October 24, 2021

State Politics

Penrith comes first despite demanding new role, says Stuart Ayres

Stuart Ayres might be the new Deputy Leader of the NSW Liberal Party but home is where the heart is for this Penrith politician.

“I will be the family Premier”: Perrottet takes top job, Ayres to be his...

Dominic Perrottet has set about building the trust of New South Wales voters after being confirmed as the state’s new Premier this morning.

Premier quits: Gladys Berejiklian stands down amid ICAC investigation

Gladys Berejiklian has dramatically quit as Premier.

New support announced for businesses, individuals as lockdown extension looms

Help is coming to businesses and individuals doing it tough in lockdown.

State Government announces support for small business, tweaks Dine & Discover program

The NSW Government has today announced a major new grants package and changes to the Dine & Discover program to help tens of thousands of small businesses and people across NSW impacted by the current COVID-19 lockdown.

State Budget: $100 vouchers for swimming lessons

The State Government will help fund swimming lessons for children under a new initiative announced in today's Budget.

State Government set to confirm Panthers Stadium redevelopment

Penrith set to be a big winner in the State Budget.

Londonderry MP Prue Car elected Deputy Leader of NSW Labor

Londonderry MP Prue Car has been elected Deputy Leader of the NSW Labor Party.

Special tribute to late MP Jim Anderson

Former St Marys and Londonderry MP Jim Anderson has been recognised with a special honour by Blacktown City Council.

Opposition Leader Jodi McKay steps down

NSW Labor Leader Jodi McKay has stepped down after a week of intense pressure surrounding her position.

Jodi McKay refuses to resign as Labor leader, commits to lead party to next...

A defiant Jodi McKay says she is not stepping down as leader of the Labor Party in New South Wales.

M12 to become a reality as governments give green light

The M12 will now become a reality after it received fast-tracked planning approval under the NSW Government’s COVID-19 economic recovery program.

Western Sydney leading economic recovery, says Treasurer

NSW Treasurer sits down for a chat with the Weekender.

Tanya Davies celebrates a decade as Mulgoa MP, commits to 2023 run

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies says she’ll contest the seat again at the 2023 State Election, as she celebrates 10 years representing the local community.

State Budget reveals major deficits but paves a road to economic recovery

The message to New South Wales residents is clear: get out and spend.

Redistribution could put Ayres in danger of losing Penrith at next election

The State seat of Mulgoa is set to be re-named Badgerys Creek while Penrith will become ultra marginal if proposed boundary changes go ahead.

State Government set to flag stadium spend

This month's State Budget may open the door for an upgrade of Panthers Stadium, or potentially even the building of a new boutique venue in the region.

Premier must and will survive scandal

Premier deserves to survive, even if she's taken a personal hit.

“I haven’t done anything wrong”: Premier refuses to stand down

It's been a dramatic day at ICAC - after the Premier dropped a major bombshell.