Tuesday, June 15, 2021

State Politics

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.

Women hardest hit by pandemic and recession, says Labor

Labor and women’s advocacy groups are calling for more to be done to protect Penrith’s most vulnerable, with a growing number of women aged 55 and over experiencing homelessness.

Pollies outline Penrith’s recovery roadmap

Local, State and Federal representatives outline what they're doing to help Penrith through the recession.

Penrith’s first synthetic sports track to be built at Werrington’s Harold Corr Oval

Harold Corr Oval in Cambridge Park will be the home of the area’s first ever synthetic sports track when it’s opened for use late next year.

More funding flows for “jewel in the crown”

Penrith’s “jewel in the crown” has received another significant boost, with $10 million being allocated to open space embellishments along the Nepean River.

Kingswood’s boarding house burden

Kingswood residents are still pleading with Penrith Council and the State Government to save their suburb from boarding house developers.

New Housing Code “overdevelopment by stealth”, says Councillor

Developments to be fast-tracked with “no regard” to surrounding community.

Labor says Mulgoa Rise school construction must be fast-tracked

School must be built sooner rather than later, Opposition says.