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Shire gets some good news after a couple of years to forget

Cr Matthew Deeth, right, who has been a councillor since 2016, was elected Wollondilly’s new deputy mayor on Tuesday night. He is pictured here with Mayor Matt Gould shortly after the vote. After a couple of years to forget, Wollondilly Shire has scored a $1.745m grant which will go towards new and upgraded community sporting… Read more »


Australia Day ambassador is stage and TV legend Maria Venuti

Singer and actress Maria Venuti has been announced as Campbelltown’s 2022 Australia Day ambassador. She will speak at the online civic awards ceremony on Australia Day. Due to the current pandemic situation Campbelltown’s Australia Day in 2022 will be an online event. Ms Venuti has carved out a unique career in more than 50 years… Read more »


Oaks Historical Society among winners of new funding program

The Oaks Historical Society is one of the winners of the federal government’s $3 million culture, heritage and arts regional tourism funding program. The society was among the first batch of successful applicants announced yesterday. It will receive a $3,000 grant to install three outdoor strip heaters and upgrade existing lighting at the Wollondilly Heritage… Read more »


Council needs community help on water for wildlife project

Love animals and want to help care for them? Camden Council has installed two “water for wildlife’’ water drinking stations in Mount Annan and needs your help. It has partnered with Animals Australia on the initiative, with the two drinking stations located within George Caley Reserve which can hold 15 litres of water each. Each… Read more »


Young gun poised to add depth to Wests Tigers backline in 2022

Wests Tigers’ newest signing Starford To’a scored a try in his NRL debut in 2019 just a few weeks after turning 19. The outside back, who’s now 21, played 20 first grade matches for the Newcastle Knights and scored 11 tries. Wests Tigers are hoping that he can do the same for them and more… Read more »


Australia Day 2022 online as Camden, Campbelltown put safety first

Both Camden and Campbelltown Councils have erred on the side of caution and will go online to celebrate Australia Day on January 26. In announcing the decision, Campbelltown Council said in a media statement: “in the interests of keeping the community safe and reducing the burden on health and emergency workers, council has made the… Read more »


Wollondilly Australia Day celebrations will be ticketed affair

Residents who wish to attend Wollondilly’s 2022 Australia Day celebrations at the Picton Botanic Gardens will need a ticket. The council says this is necessary because of the pandemic and the need to hold a safe Australia Day citizenship and awards ceremony. Those attending will also get the opportunity to listen to Wollondilly’s Australia Day… Read more »


Brains behind Booktopia, Billie Goat Soap to headline business forums

Tony Nash started his first internet business in 1996. Eight years later, in 2004, he founded Booktopia, an online bookstore with an allocated budget of $10 a day. The company’s first book sold in three days. Booktopia now sells one book every six seconds, with an annual turnover of more than $175 million a year…. Read more »


Australian international striker lands in Campbelltown

The pandemic may have caused havoc with the Macarthur Bulls playing schedule this month, but there’s been plenty of action on the player front. On the plus side, the Bulls have signed striker Apostolos Giannou, who has 12 appearances for the Socceroos under his belt. On the other side of the ledger, midfielder Antonis Martis,… Read more »


Tahmoor bashing: vehicle of interest image released

Police have released an image of a vehicle of interest (pictured) as investigations continue into the serious assault of a man at Tahmoor. About 5am on Monday, December 27, emergency services were called to a carpark in Thirlmere Way, Tahmoor, following reports of an assault.On arrival, police located a 20-year-old man with serious head and… Read more »


Love Summer entertainment back with more bang in 2022

Love Summer, the popular picnic event in Liverpool, is returning in 2022 with balmy nights jam-packed with entertainment. Starting this weekend, local parks across Liverpool will spring into life over four weeks with food trucks, a pop-up bar, live tunes from local performers and a host of much-loved garden games.   As the sun sets,… Read more »


With election looming, Dr Freelander launches his top 5 priorities

Our man in Canberra, Dr Mike Freelander, reckons Macarthur is a tremendous region to live in and raise a family, establish a business or enjoy the natural beauty of our environment. On the down side, he says, the area is constantly neglected by the Morrison Government. The Federal Member for Macarthur, pictured above with Labor… Read more »

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