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Greens

Forget the old parties, says Greens Holsworthy candidate

The South West Voice has offered election candidates the opportunity to tell voters why they should vote for them. Greens candidate for Holsworthy, SIGNE WESTERBERG kicks off our series by saying that The Greens offer things the people of Holsworthy won’t get with either of the old parties: 1)      The Greens have a workable plan… Read more »

Greg Warren

Greg Warren goes into bat for koalas

Labor candidate for Campbelltown Greg Warren says a NSW Labor Government will provide a $1 million package to protect and nurture Campbelltown’s local koala population – Sydney’s last koala colony A Campbelltown Koala Taskforce will be set up to bring together stakeholders with responsibility for protecting the koalas, ensuring that plans and infrastructure are in… Read more »

Heathcote Road

Heathcote Road closer to widening

NSW Premier Mike Baird and local member Melanie Gibbons have announced $4 million to get the upgrade of Heathcote Road ‘shovel ready’ between Infantry Parade Holsworthy and The Avenue at Voyager Point. “This is great news for thousands of motorists who use Heathcote Road every day,” Mr Baird said. “We are determined to get this… Read more »

Labor

Labor promises to make start on Spring Farm link

Labor Candidate for Campbelltown Greg Warren has announced that a Foley Labor Government will kick start the Spring Farm Link/Menangle Connection by providing $2 million in funding required for the feasibility study and scoping works on the project. Labor’s commitment is in response to the growing congestion on Narellan Road and the Macarthur community’s campaign… Read more »

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Election ballot spots decided

There is a strong presence of No Land Tax candidates in south west Sydney electorates for the March 28 NSW state election. Following the closing of nominations at noon last Thursday, returning officers in each electorate did the traditional ballot draw soon after. Other than the No Land Tax involvement, the other notable point to… Read more »

campbelltown schools

Labor promises cash boost for Campbelltown schools

A Foley Labor Government will spend more than $12 million on local schools, says their candidate for Campbelltown, Greg Warren. The schools set to benefit from this funding are: ⇒ Bradbury Public, new gymnasium, $4 million; ⇒ Ambarvale Primary, new library and classroom, $2,5 million; ⇒ Briar Road Public, new library, $2 million; ⇒ Campbelltown… Read more »

Hume Highway

Hume Highway safety review and improve

The State Government says it will spend $6 million for a safety review and improvements on the Hume Highway between the intersection with Camden Valley Way in Casula and Parramatta Road in Strathfield. The project was announced by the Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Roads, Ray Williams, and Member for Menai and candidate for Holsworthy,… Read more »

YADA

YADA has 10,000 reasons to be happy an election’s on

  Young Adult Disabled Association (YADA) coordinator Buffy McDonald and founder John Eastwood probably wish there was an election every year. The YADA pair yesterday accepted a cheque for $10,000 from John Ajaka, the NSW Minister for Ageing and Disability Services. The minister dropped into the YADA premises accompanied by the state member for Menai… Read more »

Greg Warren

Labor’s Greg Warren has finger on the pulse

Whatever you say about him, Greg Warren, the Labor Party candidate for Campbelltown, knows what’s going on around town. It’s not something he claims for himself, or even as the knowledge he has gained from having door-knocked the entire electorate. No, it’s the impression he leaves after you have a chat with him as I… Read more »

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Reverse vending machines get thumbs up

MP Melanie Gibbons last week joined Environment Minister Rob Stokes and Liberal candidate for Liverpool Mazhar Hadid at Hammondville Shopping Centre to try out one of the new reverse vending machines that will soon be introduced across the state. Ms Gibbons, whose seat of Menai has been renamed Holsworthy, and Councillor Hadid welcomed Premier Mike… Read more »

commuter car parking

More Campbelltown station parking for commuters

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today joined Member for Campbelltown Bryan Doyle to hand over another 69 former staff parking spaces to customers at Campbelltown Station, with work also under way to provide another 60 spaces. “I’m delighted to be opening yet another new car park for our customers at this busy public transport interchange… Read more »

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