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Author Archive | Eric Kontos


Moorebank intermodal: Lib MP comes to the aid of residents

Melanie Gibbons, the Liberal MP for Holsworthy, has told state parliament she shares the concerns of the community about plans to realign Moorebank Avenue around its intermodal site. “On Monday I was notified that Qube Holdings had submitted an environmental impact statement [EIS] for a project to realign Moorebank Avenue around its intermodal site,’’ Ms… Read more »


Winless Maguire drops BJ, Ofahengaue on the bench

Joey Leilua has paid the price for a poor performance against the Roosters, as well as a general lack of discipline. The enigmatic centre has been dropped from the starting Wests Tigers side that will travel to Newcastle to take on the Knights this coming Sunday. His place will be taken by James Roberts, who… Read more »


Scream It Out Festival coming to Hurlstone High

Mental health and the awareness around it is an incredibly important topic that is often overlooked in our society, says musician and Hurlstone Agricultural High School teacher Jerry Zahija. “There was a time in my teenage years that I stupidly decided I didn’t belong, but I eventually found my confidence and self-expression through music and… Read more »


A-League, NRL play on at Campbelltown Stadium despite deluge

Nobody needs a news report to tell them it has been relentlessly wet for almost a week and that we have received a month’s rain in that time. But over the weekend, Campbelltown Sports Stadium came in for praise from far and wide because its drainage system passed possibly its biggest test ever with flying… Read more »


Shortage of local GPs at crisis point: Dr Freelander

A shortage of GPs and medical clinics is reaching crisis point in Macarthur. Thousands of local residents do not have adequate access to doctors, MP Mike Freelander has told federal parliament. He says the rapid population growth of the region has not been matched by an increase in doctors and clinics. “This is in turn… Read more »


Vandalism spree in Campbelltown: bus shelters in firing line

Campbelltown Council and police have joined forces to deal with an unprecedent level of vandalism of shelters at local bus stops. They are now also calling on residents to join the fight against vandalism by reporting any damage they sight. A report to councillors last Friday informed them that there had been no fewer than… Read more »

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