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Major funding boost to transform key Raby Road intersections

The busy intersections of Spitfire Drive and Eagle Vale Drive on Raby Road will be upgraded after the Morrison Government gave the green light to yet another major congestion busting project in the Macarthur region. Funded under round three of the $200 million Local Road Package, the project includes signalised intersections, widening of the road,… Read more »


Mental health unit without fulltime psychologist for more than two years

Campbelltown Hospital’s adolescent mental health care unit had been without a full-time clinical psychologist for more than two years. The revelation came during State Budget estimates, which were told that between October 2, 2016 and June 10, 2019 the unit, known as Birunji, went without a fulltime clinical psychologist. The NSW Labor opposition say they… Read more »


Stadium naming rights: council call for expressions of interest

Businesses have the chance to take their place in history as the first ever naming rights sponsor for Campbelltown Sports Stadium. Campbelltown City Council has announced that expressions of interest are being sought for an exclusive naming rights sponsor from 2020. The stadium is set to welcome new A-League club, Macarthur FC Bulls, who will… Read more »


Blitz on building sites to protect health of our rivers

Scores of building sites will be inspected next week as part of a blitz to protect local waterways from run-off. The campaign targets erosion and sediment control on building and construction sites and highlights the impact of sediment laden runoff on our waterways. The October 15 blitz aims to build on the improvements achieved in… Read more »


This man is wanted over alleged sexual acts on public transport

Police are re-appealing for information from the community to locate the man pictured who is wanted over offences committed on public transport. Raymond Cornwall, aged 64, is wanted over alleged sexual acts committed on public transport. Mr Cornwall was last seen at Central Railway Station just after 1pm yesterday. He is described as being of… Read more »


East Campbelltown Eagles young guns have a year to remember

Winning seems to come naturally for these rugby league young guns, the East Campbelltown Eagles under nine division one side. The team, which includes one girl, will forever remember 2019 as the year they swept all before them. In June they emerged triumphant in the Paea Cup at Minto, followed it up with the Under… Read more »


Icon Visual Marketing workshop hits the mark

Icon Visual Marketing led a successful marketing workshop for start-up and small businesses in partnership with Campbelltown Council last week. The workshop, entitled DIY Marketing Plan, was led by Icon Visual Marketing’s managing director Joe Papadatos, pictured below. Attendees included people at various stages of their business from a few years old but not growing… Read more »


Whole town’s going pink to help fight breast cancer

Space Real Estate approached Camden Council earlier this year about getting behind Pink Up Your Town campaign. Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli, said the council was happy to get aboard knowing it was a fun way to tackle breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the McGrath Foundation. “It’s such an important initiative to… Read more »

Excellence in Nursing or Midwifery Management, winner Brian Lane, Camden & Campbelltown Hospitals, SWSLHD with Brad Hazzard, NSW Minister for Health and Elizabeth Koff, Secretary, NSW Health - EINMA 2019 © Salty Dingo 2019

Awards for nurses who go above and beyond call of duty

Three Macarthur region nurses were among the winners of the annual Excellence in nursing and midwifery awards. Neil Keenan and Joshua Paroz, of Campbelltown Hospital, were joint winners in the Excellence in nursing – enrolled nurse category, while Brian Lane of Camden-Campbelltown Hospitals took out the Excellence in nursing or midwifery management award. A total… Read more »


Silverdale Road to get more than a $7 million upgrade

Vital new road projects in Macarthur – including $8 million for a feasibility study and upgrades to Silverdale Road – have received the green light. Funding approved includes just under $1.2 million for the Silverdale Road feasibility study, while almost $7 million will be spent on upgrades between Taylors Road and the Nepean River Bridge…. Read more »


Ed.Square: 10 homes for young people with disabilities

Frasers Property Australia and disability housing provider Summer Housing have signed an agreement to deliver 10 new homes for young people living with disabilities at Ed.Square. Summer Housing is a not-for-profit housing provider within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Its vision is to see all people with disabilities and complex care needs living in… Read more »

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