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Author Archive | Eric Kontos


This election candidate has policy action on her mind

If Liverpool Council candidate Ellie Robertson is elected, those who vote for her will know exactly what they’re getting. And that is someone with an action plan to make life a little better for people with disabilities, a push for a new animal shelter and a better balance between development and the environment. Ms Robertson,… Read more »


Pirates set sail for another gridiron season

Look out world, here come the Pirates – the West Sydney Pirates gridiron footy club, that is. American football played Down Under may not have a huge following, but those that do support it are a passionate lot. None more so than the fans of local team West Sydney Pirates, who have been going around… Read more »


Bulls conductor Benat returns for Mariners clash

Denis Genrau has won Socceroos selection for World Cup qualifiers. A-League action returns to Campbelltown tonight when Macarthur FC host Central Coast Mariners as the battle for finals spots heats up. The Bulls and the Mariners are currently teams four and five on the ladder, both on 36 points, with three matches remaining. The team… Read more »


Groundhog day is here again Wests Tigers fans

Daine Laurie wearing the jersey Wests Tigers will play in for Indigenous round against St George this Friday night Every Tuesday must seem like groundhog day for long suffering Wests Tigers fans. It’s always how much they lost by the previous match and what changes coach Michael Maguire has made for the next round. That’s… Read more »


Never a dull moment when Mark Latham’s got a microphone

Whatever you think of Mark Latham’s politics, one thing’s for sure: there’s never a dull moment when he gets the microphone in hand. He always calls a spade a spade and never takes any prisoners over matter of principle. It’s also very hard to deny Latham’s intelligence and common sense approach to various issues over… Read more »


Fears horse rescue farm could close over unauthorised fill

A community campaigner has come to the aid of Elouera horse rescue and rehabilitation farm in Bringelly. The farm has received a notice from Liverpool Council giving it 28 days to remove unauthorised fill or face a substantial fine. Michael Andjelkovic says removing the fill from the property could cause Elouera such severe financial hardship… Read more »


All you can eat Sizzler left big shoes to fill

Not one, not two but three new fast food restaurants will replace Sizzler at Campbelltown. Krispy Crème, Taco Bell and Carl’s Jr will occupy the three new buildings on the Harbord Road site, which faces Campbelltown Road. An application has landed at Campbelltown Council on March 29 which states the construction of the three new… Read more »


Ultimate warrior Nofoaluma set to play 150th game

Wests Tigers Coach Michael Maguire has named an unchanged team for his side’s round 11 clash against the New Zealand Warriors this Friday. After a strong 36-18 win over the Newcastle Knights at the NRL’s Magic Round, Maguire has retained the same squad for this week’s game as his side goes looking for two wins on… Read more »


It’s an apprenticeships rush as Macarthur economy snaps back

My Gateway, the Macarthur based apprentices and trainees organisation, has experienced remarkable growth in the first quarter of this year. There have been 12 new host employers sign up with My Gateway during this period, in a sign that Macarthur businesses are brimming with confidence despite the persistence of the Covid-19 pandemic. “Apprentices and trainees… Read more »

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