State Politics

Jamison Park upgrade on track, despite question marks over sporting grants

The delivery of major upgrades to Jamison Park won’t be impacted by the scandal surrounding sporting grants in marginal electorates, Penrith City Council says.

Pharmacies warn they’ll go out of business under proposed changes

Pharmacy owners warn they’ll go out of business if planned changes go ahead.

Bridge construction on schedule ahead of road closures next week

Castlereagh Road will be closed next week.

State Government amends controversial road rule

The State Government has dumped a farcical rule that forced drivers to slow down to 40km/h to pass emergency vehicles on freeways, but will stick with the rule on most other roads.

Non-event: Leadership spill called off

Leadership spill won't go ahead.

Tanya Davies in stunning push to dump Premier Gladys Berejiklian

Three rebel MPs will move a motion to remove the Premier.

Ayres hits back: Labor’s asbestos claims just “scare mongering”

An angry Penrith MP Stuart Ayres has labelled Labor's claims over asbestos in schools a "scare campaign" and says any suggestion safety is at risk is "misleading".

$300,000 to flow to local community groups

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres today announced that four local projects have been selected to receive a share of $321,721 through the NSW Government’s My Community Project funding program.

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies threatens crossbench move over abortion bill

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies has threatened to throw the State Government into chaos by moving to the crossbench over the ongoing abortion debate.

Construction begins on new childcare centre at Nepean Hospital

An official sod turning ceremony signalled the commencement of construction for a new childcare centre at Nepean Hospital this morning. 

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies targeted with threatening calls

Two men have been charged over separate alleged threatening phone calls to members of NSW parliament this month. Earlier this month, investigators from Nepean Police...

Free dental checks launched at schools

Children at Penrith South Public School were the first to try out a new State Government initiative which offers free mobile dental check-ups.

Rebuilding Labor: West deserves respect

Newly elected State Labor Leader Jodi McKay says she plans to “honestly reflect” on what happened during her party’s State Election campaign.

Labor’s chance to rise from the ashes

It only took about 24 hours for new State Labor Leader Jodi McKay to hit her first speed bump. It came via the way of...

Call for Active Kids Voucher program to be expanded

Local parents are calling for a re-think on the State Government’s Active Kids Voucher, demanding it be extended to younger children.

Car backs Jodi McKay in Labor leadership race

Londonderry MP Prue Car says she'll throw her support behind Jodi McKay in the race to become Labor's next State leader. Ms McKay and Chris...

Premier in town to open new school building

A new state-of-the-art building was unveiled at Penrith Public School earlier today, as a result of a $10 million investment from the State Government.

Tanya Davies stands down from Cabinet

Mulgoa MP Tanya Davies has made a shock announcement that she will stand down from her Ministerial roles, stating she wishes to spend more...

Car’s promise to western Sydney

Londonderry MP Prue Car says she'll fight to ensure western Sydney is not ignored by the Berejiklian Government after retaining her seat at Saturday's...

Coalition retains government in NSW

Gladys Berejiklian has been retained as NSW Premier with the Coalition Government claiming victory at tonight's State Election. Locally, Prue Car has retained the seat...