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How sport stars will kick reading goals with kids

Here’s a cunning plan to get kids reading: get them together with elite sports stars. The kids of Campbelltown will do just that next month with help from members of the Sydney Thunder Big Bash League cricket team. It’s all part of a new literacy program developed by Council’s libraryRead more »


These ladies now mean business on the golf course

They say time flies when you are having fun, and this is true for the local women who participated in the most recent Business Ladies golf course at Camden Lakeside golf club. Thirteen women from local Macarthur businesses joined the six week course to learn golfing basics or refresh theirRead more »

2018-05-14 14.06.45

How sweet it is: library turns 10

Dessert lovers and home bakers are invited to create a cake for a friendly competition to help celebrate the Greg Percival Library 10th birthday on Saturday, March 16. There will be family fun activities and events held as part of the festivities including Storytime for young children, colouring competitions, prizesRead more »

2018-05-23 14.12.19

Bush care: action better for local koalas than talk

There’s a lot of talk about helping local koalas survive and thrive but here’s an opportunity to actually do something about it. Residents are being invited to learn more about bush care and bush regeneration work being done to protect koala habitats in Campbelltown. Council is hosting two information sessionsRead more »


Aust Day ambassadors share determination to beat odds

When it comes to Australia Day ambassadors, sport heroes seem to be favourites for Macarthur and 2019 is no exception. Paralympic athlete, global adventurer and accessibility advocate Nicholas Gleeson will share his inspiring story with the community this Saturday as Campbelltown City’s Australia Day Ambassador. And over at Camden, formerRead more »

2019-01-07 16.20.54

Off with their ties, I say

I have never met a man who has looked comfortable wearing a tie. There have been, over the years, fellows who pretended they loved being strangled by this item of clothing, sure. One in particular comes to mind who reckoned the three most important things in life were: presentation, presentationRead more »

Sarita Dahal Gyawali and Madhav Gyawali were among 200 Campbelltown residents who become Australian citizens at the first of two naturalisation ceremonies last Wednesday.

G’day: 200 local residents become Aussie citizens in one day

Almost 900 local residents became Australian citizens this year in Campbelltown alone. And 200 of them were able to become Aussies in time for Christmas because Campbelltown City Council decided to hold two citizenship ceremonies this month. In fact the two ceremonies were held last Wednesday inside the Campbelltown CivicRead more »

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