State Politics

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...

Election night: Where to watch it unfold

Grab the popcorn - it's going to be a long night. With a tight race to the finish expected, many people will be glued...

NSW prepares to go to the polls

Months of campaigning, promises and arguments will come to an end tomorrow when voters go to the polls at what is expected to be...

Opinion: Let them finish what they started

Anyone who votes for Labor at the State Election on Saturday will probably have a fairly good reason for doing so. On face value, Labor...

Premier checks in on Penrith Public School upgrade

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Education Minister Rob Stokes visited Penrith Public School today to see work underway on the school’s $10 million upgrade. Ms Berejiklian...

Treasurer switches off power plan

The State Government has ruled out Endeavour Energy acquiring a portion of Jamison Park for a new power substation. The Weekender reported on February 19...

Toll costs on M4 to soar, Labor says

Labor claims motorists using the M4 are set to pay nearly $3000 a year in tolls by the next election under a re-elected Coalition...

Coalition to cut train travel costs

Commuters travelling from Penrith to the City will save more than $500 a year under a new weekly cap commitment announced by the State...

Labor promises price floor for community sector workers

Relief for community service workers could be on the horizon with Labor promising to provide a ‘price floor’ if it wins the State Election. Workers...

Rail line to open in conjunction with airport

A Metro rail line to the new Western Sydney Airport will be complete in time for the Airport’s opening in 2026, if the Coalition...

The race is on: State Election ballot drawn

While the State Election race is well underway, this morning marked its own starting gun as candidates across all electorates discovered their crucial ballot...

Labor promises more parking for Penrith

Labor says it will spend $10 million to deliver a free new multi-storey car park and expand parking across the Penrith CBD if it...

Ayres promises upgrades to sports facilities

Penrith is finally set to receive a new synthetic running track, a refurbished tennis centre as well as upgrades to more than half a...

Council bites back over boarding houses

Penrith Deputy Mayor Greg Davies has come out swinging at State MP Stuart Ayres, saying the proliferation of boarding houses in Kingswood is the...

Daley promises to make domestic violence prevention a priority during Penrith visit

A $158 million commitment has been made by Labor Leader Michael Daley in an effort to help eradicate domestic violence. The announcement comes as the...