State Politics

First time voters who could swing election

Young people across the state have declared war against Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the State Government, claiming they feel unheard and not taken seriously. Many...

Premier announces major health boost

In the largest workforce boost in the history of Australian healthcare, patients will gain an extra 5000 nurses and midwives under a plan announced...

Labor commits to hospital upgrade

Penrith MP Stuart Ayres has accused Labor of playing catch-up on Nepean Hospital after Opposition Leader Michael Daley yesterday committed to its $1 billion...

Premier’s pitch to win the west

Regular visits to Penrith in recent weeks may suggest to some that NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian is worried about the party’s chances of retaining...

Train timetable set for review

The State Government is set to review its controversial train timetable and introduce new services to and from Penrith as part of a major...

Construction to begin on new school at Jordan Springs

The State Government has confirmed that construction on a promised primary school at Jordan Springs will begin in the coming months. Plans for the school...

State Government to build new primary school at Mulgoa Rise

The State Government has this morning confirmed it will build a new primary school in Mulgoa Rise. The announcement was made by NSW Premier Gladys...

State Government to recruit record number of teachers

More public school teachers are set to join the ranks across Penrith following an announcement from the State Government on Wednesday. 4600 teachers will be...

Liberal Party confirms Londonderry candidate

The Liberal Party has finally confirmed its candidate for Londonderry at the upcoming State Election with local business owner Belinda Hill to take on...

Independent Mark Tyndall confirms State Election tilt

Independent candidate for Lindsay, Mark Tyndall has announced that he will now also be running for Penrith in the upcoming State Election. For the past...

Tackling trolley trouble

Local Labor representatives are throwing their support behind a new policy aimed at tackling Penrith’s abandoned trolley plague. State Opposition Leader Michael Daley has promised...

Cornish confirms State tilt

Penrith City Councillor Marcus Cornish has confirmed that he will stand as an Independent candidate for the seat of Penrith at the upcoming State...

One Nation to run Penrith candidate at State Election

A new spanner has been thrown into the works ahead of the State Election in March with One Nation to run a candidate in...

Daley promises timetable review

State Opposition Leader Michael Daley has made his first visit to Penrith since replacing Luke Foley last month. He used one of the busiest shopping...

The issues that will win NSW

Forget the Christmas and New Year reset period, the State Election campaign is well and truly underway, with the first shot fired via a...

Premier in Penrith to announce plan to cut power bills

Households could save hundreds of dollars on their energy bills by quickly changing their electricity deals through Service NSW’s free Energy Switch, in what...

Car to support Daley as Labor leader

Londonderry MP Prue Car has confirmed she will back Michael Daley as the new Labor leader following the resignation of Luke Foley yesterday. Mr Foley...

Original 1951 corridor to stay

After weeks of strong community opposition, the NSW Government has today confirmed it will use the already gazetted 1951 Castlereagh Corridor. The Castlereagh Connection corridor...

State Budget: West a big winner, says Ayres

People across western Sydney are big winners in NSW Budget 2018 with the engine room of the NSW economy getting a turbocharged injection of...

State Budget: Government closes punting loophole

The NSW Government will introduce a 10 per cent tax on all wagers placed by NSW residents, regardless of the location of the wagering...