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Wests Group Macarthur pledge to be stronger after Covid-19

Last Thursday, Wests Group Macarthur gave more than 100 bottles of milk to Big Yellow Umbrella, Camden Connections. The milk will go to local people affected by domestic violence, financial hardship, and homelessness. A few days earlier, the group’s four clubs, Wests Leagues Club, Wests Tennis Club, Country Club Gledswood Hills and Lakeside Golf Club… Read more »


Council measures to ease pressure on residents, business

Campbelltown residents will be able to access financial hardship support from council which will allow them 12 months to pay any outstanding accounts, including rates, interest free as part of community support measures announced earlier today. Council says that will form part of its first round of business and community support measures for locals impacted… Read more »


Health district says 88 locals have tested positive to coronavirus

Five Covid-19 clinics have been established in the South Western Sydney Local Health District which has so far recorded 88 cases of the virus. Twelve of those people who tested positive are from Campbelltown, 17 in Liverpool, 15 in Camden, 13 in the Southern Highlands, four in Wollondilly, six in Fairfield and 41 in Canterbury-Bankstown…. Read more »


Call for council rates cuts to ease financial pressure on households

Dr Mike Freelander says that most of the calls to his electorate office in Campbelltown in the last few days have been from people who have suddenly lost their jobs and are desperate for help. “That’s mostly what we’ve been getting, people wanting help to register with Centrelink because they have bills to pay and… Read more »


Council elections postponed for 12 months

Residents who were hoping to seek election to their local council in September will have to keep their powder dry for a little longer than they had planned. To provide certainty to councils, communities and potential candidates, the NSW Government has made the decision to postpone the September local government elections in the face of… Read more »


Online resource to keep our food supply secure

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has activated a new specialist primary industries liaison team and launched an online resource to help the state’s $15.9 billion primary industries sector navigate the challenges and impacts of coronavirus.  Director general Scott Hansen says as each day brought new information and new challenges, it was critical to ensure… Read more »


Local MP: I’m here to help any way I can

Federal Labor MP Anne Stanley says she is committed to helping the people of Werriwa in any way possible during the difficult weeks and months ahead. “The impact of the global coronavirus pandemic is being felt at a local level and our community of Werriwa will only get through this health crisis by working together,’’… Read more »


Path to better health for Aboriginal women

A workshop series on preventative health care for Aboriginal women aged from 40 will be repeated in other areas of South Western Sydney Local Health District following the success of its pilot program in Liverpool. Karen Beetson, the district’s deputy director of Aboriginal health, says the women who participated in the workshops were scheduled for… Read more »


Business scholarships may go digital

Have you recently started a new business in Macarthur? Is your home based business starting to outgrow that space?  Would you benefit from working alongside other like-minded entrepreneurs who are also growing their business?  Do you need a business mentor and access to a variety of professional support services to help your business grow to… Read more »


Council facilities closed down in Campbelltown

Campbelltown Council has announced that it has closed a number of facilities to the public, including gyms, pools and libraries, following health advice from federal and state authorities in response to the impact of COVID-19. Residents are being assured that council’s essential services such as planning, waste collection, cleaning of public spaces and toilets and… Read more »


Driver charged with PCA found asleep at the wheel

A man has been charged with high-range drink driving after a crash in Wollondilly Shire overnight. Police say that just before 9pm, a Toyota Landcruiser was travelling north on Westbourne Avenue, Thirlmere, when it allegedly collided with five parked cars and a tree. It came to a stop on North Street. Officers from Camden Police… Read more »


Camden Council to close facilities from Monday

Camden Council has today announced a raft of temporary closures of its facilities in a bid to help minimise the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Council says essential services will not be impacted at this stage. But from Monday, the following facilities will be closed: Camden, Narellan and Oran Park Libraries; Camden Civic Centre; Alan… Read more »

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