Author Archive | Eric Kontos

Hurlstone Agricultural High School

We will know Gladys Berejiklian by her first budget

Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 20, we will get to find out whether new NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian does things a little different from Mike Baird. That’s when her treasurer, Dominic Perrottet, will deliver the state government’s 2017-18 budget. From where we are in the south west corner of Western Sydney, we will be watching closely to… Read more »

The flags - Aboriginal, Filipino, Australian and NSW - are up

Filipino community celebrate independence with flag raising ceremony

A flag raising ceremony to celebrate the 119th anniversary of Philippines independence was held this morning outside the Campbelltown civic centre in Queen Street. But as several speakers pointed out, it was also a celebration of the strong involvement of the local Filipino community in the Campbelltown area. But ultimately it was a reminder of… Read more »

Cr Paul Lake would like council to use drones

Council calls for koala overpass on Appin Road

“Koalas crossing busy roadways can’t protect themselves, so we have to do it for them,’’ Cr Karen Hunt told last week’s Campbelltown Council meeting. Speaking to a notice of motion calling for action following the recent death of a koala on Appin Road, Cr Hunt said it was important measures to protect koalas were taken… Read more »

East Campbelltown Eagles in Sydney Shield,

Eagles will focus on Magpies clash in Indigenous round celebration

Reigning Sydney Shield premiers East Campbelltown Eagles will this weekend proudly wear an Indigenous jersey designed by local Aboriginal artist Randall Green. The Eagles will host Wentworthville Magpies this Sunday at Waminda Oval in the Sydney Shield Indigenous round. The main game will kick off at 2.30pm, with earlier matches to get under way from… Read more »

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