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UWS to help find stress solutions for cops

A landmark research project will help NSW Police Force develop fresh solutions to help officers become more resilient and assist those suffering from stress-related illness. The three-year project will see academics from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and University of Western Sydney (UWS) survey serving police officers and conduct further study to develop, for the first time, information-based scientific analysis of the NSW Police Force. NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione, Police and Emergency Services Minister, Stuart Ayres, Special Projects Assistant Commissioner Peter Gallagher and Human Resources Commander, Assistant Commissioner Carlene York, were joined by Dr Michael Kennedy from UWS and… Read more »

Liverpool youth services win boost

Youth services in Liverpool have been greatly improved following the opening of Uniting Care Burnside’s Youth Hope Program.   Youth Hope is a service for vulnerable young people aged 9-15 who are at risk of significant harm as a result of neglect, homelessness, domestic violence or drug and alcohol use. The service is being trialled over four years in six locations where there have been a high number of child protection reports for children in this age bracket.   As the Deputy Chair – Committee on Children and Young People, I felt privileged to be invited to speak at such… Read more »

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Macarthur area’s special role in Battle of Beersheba: Matheson

Macarthur MP Russell Matheson spoke in parliament today, July 17, to raise awareness of the Australian Light Horse regiments who fought in the Battle of Beersheba and Macarthur’s special role as a training ground for these men and their horses. In his speech Mr Matheson spoke about the remarkable and decisive victory changed the history of the Middle East and helped create The Australian Light Horse Legend. “Whilst Gallipoli is one of the ANZACS best known battles in military history, the Battle of Beersheba is described as one of Australia’s greatest military triumphs,” Mr Matheson said. “This battle and the men… Read more »

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Let’s rock: Getting ready for the Liverpool Mayoral Ball are John and Buffy from YADA, Anne-Maree Curry from Liverpool Hospital and Mayor Ned Mannoun.

Liverpool to kick up heels at mayoral ball

      Liverpool’s inaugural Mayoral Ball will raise funds for the Cancer Wellness Centre and the Youth Adult Disabled Association. The Ball will be held on August 23 and promises to be the city’s premier event of the year. The black-tie event includes a three-course meal, live entertainment andRead more »

Threatened species focus of art comp

Kids in the Macarthur region are invited to learn about local threatened species and create artwork highlighting the plight of some of our region’s special plants and animals as part of this year’s Threatened Species Art Competition. The competition aims to raise awareness of Biodiversity Month in September and ThreatenedRead more »

Moorebank intermodal fight hots up

Liverpool City Council continues its strong opposition to the Moorebank mega-freight terminals with the launch of a new radio and online campaign which highlights the impacts of the development. Liverpool City Mayor Ned Mannoun said the increased traffic will significantly affect the lifestyle of local residents, and commuters on majorRead more »

Camden pharmacy in robbery

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Camden on Sunday, July 20. Shortly after 9am a man entered a pharmacy on Argyle Street and approached two female attendants before demanding medication. The man was also seen holding a syringe filled with an unknown liquid at the time. He fled theRead more »

Russell Matheson

Macarthur area’s special role in Battle of Beersheba: Matheson

Macarthur MP Russell Matheson spoke in parliament today, July 17, to raise awareness of the Australian Light Horse regiments who fought in the Battle of Beersheba and Macarthur’s special role as a training ground for these men and their horses. In his speech Mr Matheson spoke about the remarkable and decisiveRead more »

Another location would be a better option for the intermodal, says Menai MP  Melanie Gibbons

Liverpool youth services win boost

Youth services in Liverpool have been greatly improved following the opening of Uniting Care Burnside’s Youth Hope Program.   Youth Hope is a service for vulnerable young people aged 9-15 who are at risk of significant harm as a result of neglect, homelessness, domestic violence or drug and alcohol use.Read more »

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UWS to help find stress solutions for cops

A landmark research project will help NSW Police Force develop fresh solutions to help officers become more resilient and assist those suffering from stress-related illness. The three-year project will see academics from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and University of Western Sydney (UWS) survey serving police officers and conduct furtherRead more »

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