Author Archive | Eric Kontos

Family Fun Day in NSW Parliament.

Family fun day at NSW Parliament worth trek to city

The NSW Parliament’s Family Fun Day is a “fantastic way’’ for parents, grandparents and carers to entertain children during the school holidays and learn about how Australia’s oldest Parliament works, says local MP Chris Patterson. The Member for Camden is encouraging locals to travel to the city to experience the annual Parliament of NSW Family… Read more »

Liam Fulton

Grand final: Kangaroos coach gets some tips from Tim Sheens

Campbelltown City Kangaroos coach Liam Fulton knows his team will have their hands full when they take on Thirlmere Roosters in the 2017 Group Six grand final tonight. The Wests Tigers premiership winner says that with some former NRL players in their ranks, the Roosters will be a formidable opponent. But he is confident his… Read more »


Hey kid, go fly a kite or ride a bicycle

Reading about Saturday’s cinema under the stars event at the botanic garden in Mt Annan got me thinking about what other activities from yesteryear we have discarded over the years. Open air theatres were a dime a dozen when I was growing up and it’s where many of us saw our first Hollywood film. Indeed… Read more »

Alkalizer cafe

Alkalizer brews refreshing change for the better

It was obvious on the day that it opened almost 12 months ago that Alkalizer café was different. The food was tasty and nutritious but it was also presented with both panache and a sense of fun. Sweets to die for, refreshing teas to suit every taste and the coffee was as good as you’d… Read more »

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Cobbitty DA: more housing lots on the way for Camden

The unprecedented pace of releasing land for housing is set to continue when Camden Council meets tonight. Councillors will consider giving the green light to a subdivision development application in Cobbitty which will result in almost 50 new housing lots. “The DA is referred to Council for determination as there are four unresolved submissions, two… Read more »

A busker in Queen Street

Policy easing up on buskers to finally get green light

Almost three years ago Campbelltown Council decided to ease restrictions on buskers and other street performers. It came off the back of feedback that its Trading in Public Places (TPP) Policy was too restrictive and kept such colourful entertainers away from places like Queen Street. So on December 9, 2014, council voted to change the… Read more »

Under 15s Campbelltown Collegians team

Immortals championship: first year Collegians team wins grand final

Campbelltown didn’t just host the 2017 Immortals Conference Championship – one of its local clubs triumphed in the grand final of the under 15s yesterday when they beat Alexandria Rovers 26-24. Not only that, but the victorious team, the Under 15s Campbelltown Collegians, was made up of players who had come together for the first… Read more »

Immortals Conference Championship,

Campbelltown hosts first ever Immortals Conference Championship

Tomorrow, Sunday, September 10, Campbelltown will have the honour of hosting more than 700 of the state’s most talented junior rugby league players. The reason so many young champion leaguies will be here? They will be participating in the first ever Immortals Conference Championship. Victorious 2017 teams across five age groups will be vying for inaugural… Read more »

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