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Author Archive | Eric Kontos

24 Hour Fight Against Cancer chairman Warren Morrison, second from right, at the official launch of the 2018 fundraising campaign with Campbelltown Hospital representatives.

Even our charitable organisations have raised the bar

After more than 40 years of living in Campbelltown I’ve seen a few things change. Most, I have to say, have been good. From the facelift of Blaxland Road, which used to be an eyesore of old junkyards and panel beaters’ tin sheds, and our housing commission estates, Campbelltown has become an enviable place to… Read more »

Macarthur must get an injection of public transport, including rail links to the new airport at Badgerys Creek

Bread and circuses is just stale satire

It is hard to fathom why any government in this day and age would go down the path of “bread and circuses’’. A quick online search by one of their thousands of public servants would have told them the truth about this old Roman saying. And the truth is that the fellow who said it… Read more »

Appin Road missed out again, says Labor.

State Budget: wrong priorities, unfair, say local Labor MPs

The two local Labor MPs have dismissed today’s NSW Budget for 2018-19 as having the wrong priorities and being unfair on South West Sydney. Macquarie Fields MP Anoulack Chanthivong said the urgent needs of his constituents had once again been ignored. “This Liberal budget fails to deliver on the most pressing issues for my constituents,”… Read more »

Sally Quinnell

A growing Camden needs strong voice: Sally Quinnell

Sally Quinnell says the way the Outer Sydney Orbital corridor was dumped on Camden was “an absolute disgrace’’. The Labor candidate for Camden doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to the issue that has outraged the local community this year. “The way this was delivered was disgusting and it was disrespectful, I believe,’’ she… Read more »

After 90 years in South West Sydney, the sate government is taking Hurlstone Agricultural High School to the Hawkesbury.

New Hurlstone at Hawkesbury makes $6 billion schools list

Among the 170 new and upgraded schools the NSW Government says it will spend $6 billion on over four years is a name familiar to parents and students in the South West Sydney region: Hurlstone Agricultural High School. This new school at Hawkesbury will cater for 1,500 students, according to the list released by the… Read more »

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