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Indigenous services in Campbelltown doing top job, says MP

Indigenous community service providers work tirelessly for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, says State Member for Campbelltown Greg Warren. He was speaking after he introduced opposition Aboriginal Affairs spokesman David Harris to representatives and staff at Campbelltown’s local Indigenous community service groups. “I am continually amazed at their perseverance to deliver the services… Read more »

Member for Hume Angus Taylor

Our little learners can now say, si parla Italiano

Almost 500 little learners will be given the opportunity to take on a second language through the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor said 14 preschools in his electorate will this year be taking part in ELLA, with students being offered Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin) or French. “We know… Read more »

Youth Night for apprenticeships and traineeships

Big night links our young people to apprenticeships

More than 300 guests made Monday night’s Jobs for Youth Night at Wests Leagues Club a huge success. Hosted by MWLP Linking Youth, the aim of the night was to link young people to careers, with a focus on apprenticeships and traineeships. This is how Adam Farmer, employment services manager at My Gateway saw the… Read more »


In Commodore we trust: Holden offers seven year warranty

Holden is showing just how confident it is when it comes to its two newest recruits – the high-tech all-new Commodore and all-new mid-size SUV, Equinox – introducing seven-year/unlimited kilometres warranty, coupled with seven years roadside assist. “The all-new Commodore is the evolution of an icon and the feedback we’ve had from customers and media… Read more »

Ed.Square at Edmondson Park

Ed.Square: demand sky high for urban village at Edmondson Park

More than 4,000 expressions of interest have been received from people eager to secure a home in Ed.Square, the new community at Edmondson Park designed as a well-connected, edgy, urban neighbourhood that’s set to be a game changer for South West Sydney. Residents of the new Frasers Property Australia community will have access to a… Read more »

Neeraj Subbanna, Alexzandria Smith, Angus Crozier and Karley McVittie, were all smiles after being recognized as peer sporting figures at the Camden Council SWSAS athlete reception.

Camden Council reception for academy athletes a big hit

More than 50 of our region’s best young athletes from Camden and their coaching and support staff members have been recognised for their individual achievements. The Camden Council reception for our rising sport stars was hosted by deputy mayor and South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) board member Councillor Theresa Fedeli. Venue for what… Read more »


Lakeside Golf Club caps memberships

Lakeside Golf Club has capped seven day memberships because it can no longer cater for any more golfers on Saturdays. The popular course, located off Raby Road in Gledswood Hills, has had a large influx of new members over the past couple of years. Those considering joining Lakeside Golf Club can still apply by completing… Read more »

Western Sydney City Deal.

Signing of Western Sydney City Deal historic moment

Sunday, March 4 was an historic moment for the people of western Sydney with the signing of the momentous Western Sydney City Deal, writes MARISE PAYNE, Liberal Senator for Western Sydney and Minister for Defence. The Western Sydney City Deal marks the unprecedented uniting of the eight councils within the Western Parkland City (Blue Mountains,… Read more »

Greg Warren at Blairmount Public

Kathy’s Kitchen Canteen upgrade means more healthy options

It’s not often a politician handing over a grant cheque produces tears of joy from the recipients. Bu that’s what happened when Greg Warren, the Member for Campbelltown, visited Blairmount Public School with a $20,000 cheque in his pocket for urgently needed upgrades to Kathy’s Kitchen Canteen. The Community Building Partnership (CBP) grant was met… Read more »

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