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Roll up, roll up to Campbelltown’s magical mystery tour

Campbelltown is about to add a magical mystery bus tour to its other great attractions – one that’s perfect if you want to learn more about the joint. The free trip – official name  Orientation to Campbelltown Tour – will provide an overview of council services as well as a visit to some popular local… Read more »

Chris Hayes

Fowler forum hears concerns over planned changes to racial discrimination law

More than 50 local community leaders attended the Fowler Multicultural Forum at the Vietnamese Community Cultural Centre at Bonnyrigg last night, July 23. Federal Member for Fowler, Chris Hayes joined a panel of three prominent speakers, Dr Thang Ha, President of the Vietnamese Community in NSW; Carmen Lazar OAM, Manager of the Assyrian Resource Centre;… Read more »

Menai MP: public schools worth celebrating

The Member for Menai, Melanie Gibbons, says Education Week is an important time to recognise the valuable contribution of local public schools. This year’s Education Week is from Monday, 28 July to Friday, 1 August – and marks 60 years since it was first celebrated in 1954. “Education Week is the time for us all… Read more »

Dane McNeill

Body of man found at Picnic Point identified as Dane McNeill

The body of a man found in a park in Picnic Point has been identified as that of 20-year-old Dane McNeill from Narellan. He has been  reported missing last Friday. Police have released images of McNeill over the past few hours. Strike Force Halfrey, comprising detectives from the Homicide Squad, Bankstown Local Area Command and South West Metropolitan… Read more »

Our very own Imelda Marcos

Welcome to South West Confidential, folks, and the first thing to know is that you, the reader, will be helping me put this together to make it as entertaining as possible every time it appears in the South West Voice. So wherever you live, from Mt Pritchard to St Helens, keep your ears open and… Read more »

Police net big weapons haul in Lurnea

A man has been charged after police seized drugs and hundreds of prohibited weapons from a home in Lurnea. Yesterday (July 22), police from Liverpool Local Area Command were called to a home on West Street for a domestic incident. Whilst at the premises, it is alleged officers sighted a large number of prohibited weapons…. Read more »

Tigers skipper Robbie Farah.

It’s Benji versus Robbie on Sunday

Predictably all the talk so far about Sunday’s NRL clash between Wests Tigers and St George Illawarra has centred on the face off between the old bull, Benji Marshall, and the young gun who took his spot, Luke Brooks. For Benji maybe this match is one he has been dreading since joining the Dragons a… Read more »

Liverpool pub held up at knifepoint

A Liverpool pub was robbed at knifepoint yesterday, July 22. Just after 1.30pm, a man who had his face concealed entered the premises on the Hume Highway. Police say the man threatened a male bar attendant with a knife and demanded cash. The bar attendant complied and the man made off with an amount of… Read more »

Robber nabbed after his car breaks down

  A getaway car that was possibly badly in need of a service led to the arrest of a man who had earlier robbed an electronics store on Orange Grove Road, near Liverpool. The 33 year old was nabbed after his car broke down a short distance away. It is alleged that at about 5pm… Read more »

Three charged over sexual assault of teen

Two 16-year-old boys and a 20-year-old man have been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl. Investigating officers yesterday, July 22, executed three search warrants at homes in Warwick Farm, Cabramatta and Regents Park. The two boys and one man were arrested and taken to Liverpool Police Station, where the man was charged… Read more »

Get on the business bus, says MP

The State Member for Campbelltown, Bryan Doyle, wants local business owners, and anyone thinking about starting a business, to get out and see the NSW Government’s Small Business Bus when it returns to Queen Street, (opposite KFC) Campbelltown on Thursday, August 7 between 9am and 3pm. “This service provides free, personalized advice and I would… Read more »

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