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Cycleways to arts centres on the cards for Wollondilly

While roads are the top priority in the next 12 months, Wollondilly residents will also be able to enjoy some great new facilities, from cycleways to arts centres. Council’s draft delivery program, operational plan and capital works program (2026-2027) promise that towns right across the Shire will benefit from new facilities. The program is in… Read more »


Angus Taylor in opposition for first time since being elected in 2013

Federal MP Angus Taylor has officially been re-elected as the Member for Hume after this week’s Declaration of the Polls at the Goulburn AEC office.  Accordingly, under the provisions of section 284 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act, the AEC’s division returning officer “duly elected” Mr Taylor as the member to serve in the House of… Read more »


Elderly, disabled miss out on railway station lift funding again

The station with no lift. TOP: MP Anoulack Chanthivong with local residents at Macquarie Fields Station last week. Commuters with disability or are elderly and who have to use Macquarie Fields railway station have missed out again on funding for a lift. Their local MP, Anoulack Chanthivong, says the tired and ageing state government’s 2022… Read more »


New arts forum launches tomorrow in Camden civic centre

A new forum called Creative Collab will be launched tomorrow in Camden. The quarterly forum is aimed at connecting emerging and established arts and creative professionals from across the Macarthur region. It will host guest artist speakers, discussions, presentations and the latest news from the arts and cultural sector in NSW. The forum will also… Read more »


Govt says Budget measures will supercharge housing supply

The NSW Government has committed almost $500 million unlocking land and accelerating housing infrastructure to enable hundreds of thousands of  new homes across the State. The measures are part of the 2022-2023 NSW Budget. The $500 million of the NSW Government’s 2022 housing package will deliver: $300 million to co-fund and accelerate the delivery of… Read more »


Hear, hear: Liverpool marks 150 years of local government

The Original proclamation of the Municipal District of Liverpool from the Supplement to the NSW Government Gazette, 27 June 1872. [Trove: The National Library of Australia]. TOP: Hand coloured postcard of the Liverpool Town Hall dated from the early 1900s. Liverpool’s first town hall was built in 1881 and was replaced by a new building… Read more »


Cool makeover for key entrance to Campbelltown town centre

One of the main entrances to the Campbelltown CBD is set for a makeover as part of a series of car park, footpath and landscaping works. Works started in January to improve the condition of the Dumaresq Street car park as part of the upgrade project at the intersection of Dumaresq Street and Hurley Street…. Read more »


Camden pub schooner glass attack: man in hospital

A man will appear in court today charged following a glassing incident and police assault in a Camden pub on Friday night. When emergency service personnel and police officers arrived at the Argyle Street premises just after 8pm they found a 30-year-old man suffering a serious laceration to his throat after being stuck with a… Read more »


Bulls give young midfielder an opportunity to make the big time

Jed Drew, a highly talented 18-year-old midfielder, has joined the herd at Macarthur FC Bulls. Drew, pictured above, has joined the club from academy partner Northbridge Bulls on a scholarship contract ahead of the 2022-23 A-League season. This is his first contract with an A-League team and comes after working closely with Bulls academy coach… Read more »


Our MP has a tip for gloating premier: hospital needs more people

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has called on Premier Dom Perrottet to “channel  less energy into photo ops and more into solving the staffing crisis at Campbelltown Hospital’’. It follows the release of the latest Bureau of Health Information quarterly report figures which painted a grim picture of waiting times in the hospital’s emergency department (ED)…. Read more »


Rugby league girls from Macarthur are ready to rock NRLW in ’23

Emily Curtain grew up playing rugby league with the boys’ teams at the famous Eagle Vale-St Andrews club. The current captain of the Wests Tigers side that competes in the Harvey Norman Women’s (HNW) premiership, Emily believes that an NRLW side in 2023 will be a huge boost to the women’s game in our region…. Read more »

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