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2018-02-10 20.55.08

Chance to discover the history of where we live

Most people take for granted the history and heritage of the place they call home. Checking out their own local area’s history is not a high priority – it can always be done another time in the future. But this also means a lot of people are ignorant of the rich history of their home…. Read more »


These grants can be game changers, so have a go

Last year Rosemeadow Public School’s P&C was successful in applying for a $50,000 Community Building Partnership grant. The money was used to purchase a full-functioning catering trailer, a great addition to the school. Campbelltown MP Greg Warren is encouraging others to join Rosemeadow Public School and apply for Community Building Partnership grant for a good… Read more »

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Global union campaign puts pressure on Kimberly-Clark

Global unions that collectively represent more than 70 million workers in 150 countries have launched an international campaign to put pressure on multinational manufacturer Kimberly-Clark to save the jobs of 220 workers at the Huggies factory at Ingleburn. In a joint statement, UNI and IndustriALL Global Unions condemned the closure, linking the plight of Australian… Read more »


Amazing Lego show you can’t miss – and it’s free!

If you visit just one fun event in the Macarthur region these school holidays, it’s got to be Casey’s Toys Campbelltown Lego Show. This unmissable, amazing show – with free entry – opens its doors to the public for the first time tomorrow, Saturday, April 13. The big highlight will be an incredible Lego Mega… Read more »

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This special week has everything

A rock concert, a virtual reality Minecraft workshop, street sports contests and a mixing desk class are just a few of the events set to make this year’s Youth Week the most interesting and diverse yet. Activities, which also include a poetry competition and free access to Campbelltown Council fitness facilities for the week, kicked… Read more »


Freelander assures local veterans Labor will keep stand alone department

Now that the federal election has been called for May 18, the veterans of Macarthur – there’s almost 1,500 of them – will want an answer to the question: will the Department of Veterans’ Affairs be dismantled by either side of politics. The Productivity Commission’s interim report on Compensation and Rehabilitation for Veterans was released… Read more »


A stage for young entertainers to showcase their talent

Camden Shorts: Elijah Armstrong will be performing again, this time with his new band, Witch Diana. Young performers will take to the stage to showcase their musical, dance and theatrical talent at Camden Council’s annual Camden Shorts event this Friday, April 12. One of them is 16 year old Elderslie resident and two-time Camden Shorts… Read more »

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Union welcomes new council stand on domestic violence

Staff from Campbelltown City Council who experience situations of family and domestic violence are set to receive industry leading support from their employer following a productive meeting between council representatives and the United Services Union (USU). Mayor George Brticevic told the meeting that he intends to build on recent efforts by taking a vastly improved… Read more »


Libraries are fun hubs of school holidays

Decorate your Easter basket or cupcakes, meet the Sydney Thunder cricket team, explore the world of Minecraft or discover threatened species during the school holidays. The free and action-packed program of events includes some drop-in activities that do not require bookings including Cool, Calm and Coloured Week and Games Day. Bookings are essential for all… Read more »


Popular TV vet heading out for Paws in the Park

Popular TV vet, Dr Harry Cooper, will be the special guest at Camden’s 2019 Paws in the Park next month. Dr Harry will hold a meet and greet with local four-legged residents as well as their owners at the free Camden Council event, which will be held at the Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park, from 9am… Read more »


Maguire juggles the forwards but no word on the kicking

After two losses on the trot, Wests Tigers head coach Michael Maguire has made some changes in the forwards for the round 5 clash with the Broncos in Brisbane this Thursday night. The most notable is lock forward Elijah Taylor, a regular in Wests Tigers starting lineups for two seasons, who has been dropped to… Read more »


Simmos Beach: from illegal dumping ground to iconic swimming spot

Long before it became one of Sydney’s iconic inland swimming holes and renamed Simmos Beach, the area around it was mined for sand and gravel. This was the 1950s and ‘60s and it was originally named after local miner Bob Simmonds. It was later used as an illegal dumping ground, before being cleaned up by… Read more »

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