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Author Archive | Eric Kontos

2017-12-11 15.33.26

On the way: $200 million boost to seniors’ living in Campbelltown

Seniors living accommodation has exploded in Campbelltown in the past 10 years with developments such as the one in Park Central. Seniors living accommodation in Campbelltown is set to explode if two development applications valued almost $200 million combined get the green light. The bigger of the two will be located at Pembroke Road, Minto… Read more »

2019-02-07 13.49.54

Sign of the times: Liberal candidate a mystery man

His election signs are spreading like mushrooms, but who exactly is the Liberal Party candidate for Macquarie Fields, Zahurul Quazi? We can tell you he is a successful local businessman who is of Bangladeshi background. And we also hear he is very confident he can give sitting Labor MP Anoulack Chanthivong a run for his… Read more »

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Another narrow defeat as season starts to slip away for Ghosts

Another season is quickly slipping away for the Camden Campbelltown Ghosts men’s first grade team. Still without a premiership trophy 33 years after entering the Sydney premier cricket competition, the Ghosts will need a mighty effort to make this year’s finals. Especially after three consecutive losses in a row, which have pushed the team dangerously… Read more »

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Could some of these trends be barking up the wrong tree?

What do you have when you’re in a first world nation? You have first world problems, that’s what. But it’s not just worrying about traffic jams or having too much choice when standing in front of the shampoo display at Woolies or Coles. Being first world also means first world trends, going where no human… Read more »

2015-03-16 11.32.22

The rise and rise of independents

Many readers will know by now that the Liberal Party have thrown young Riley Munro into an election fight he can’t possibly win. At 24 years of age the campaign will give Riley the experience he will need in the future, but the big theme in South West Sydney is the emergence of high profile… Read more »

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Australia Day honours for some of our best

More than 10 years after founding an autism support organisation for South West Sydney that now sets the standard across the country, Grace Fava has been recognised in the 2019 Australia Day honours. Ms Fava, pictured, has received an Order of Australia medal (OAM) for her incredible dedication to children with autism during the past… Read more »

2019-01-26 09.56.58

Patron saint of koalas named Campbelltown citizen of the year

A man who is increasingly seen as the patron saint of local koalas has been named Campbelltown’s 2019 Australia Day citizen of the year. Ricardo Lonza is a vocal advocate for koalas and the bushland around Campbelltown, but he was lost for words when his name was called out by the mayor at this morning’s… Read more »

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