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Nurses and midwives walk off the job at Campbelltown, Liverpool

Hundreds of nurses and midwives walked off the job at Liverpool and Campbelltown hospitals yesterday afternoon, frustrated their ongoing calls for safe staffing have been ignored by the NSW government. Despite intimidation tactics, including threats of disciplinary action, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members at both South Western Sydney hospitals voted in favour of… Read more »

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Independent throws hat into ring to become Liverpool mayor

Community campaigner Michael Andjelkovic says an independent mayor is what just Liverpool needs. Mr Andjelkovic has this week thrown his hat into the ring, announcing he will be running for mayor at the September 4 council elections. He becomes the second candidate in the race for the top job so far, along with Labor’s Nathan… Read more »

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Exploding cat numbers force council to take action

According to the RSPCA there are almost 24,000 owned cats and between 10,000 and 20,000 unowned or semi owned cats in the Liverpool local government area. With community concern around nuisance cats and uncontrolled cat populations on the rise, council says it will implement Urban Cat Management Plan 2021 to address the problem. The plan… Read more »

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Organising chat with council duty planner goes online

As the Wollondilly Shire grows, bookings for council duty planners are increasing. As part of improvements to its development information service, Wollondilly Council this week has launched an online booking system which gives customers the opportunity to make an appointment with a duty planner at a time that suits them to discuss the development application… Read more »

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Wests Group get behind new refuge shelter for women

Women and children fleeing from domestic violence are gradually getting more of a helping hand from the rest of us. But the demand for crisis accommodation is still very high and each night more than one in two women are turned away due to limited spaces. That’s why every little bit helps, especially the addition… Read more »

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Tech workshops will help you stay ahead of the digital game

Learn the latest tricks and tips on all things technology at Camden Libraries’ tech workshops this month. Residents aged over 17 years are eligible to book their place at the Oran Park Library. Microsoft Office and Windows 10 basicswill be available on Saturday, 19 June, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama D Learning Room ($20 per person,… Read more »

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Driver trapped in burning vehicle taken to hospital in critical condition

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash at Luddenham. The crash occurred around 5.20pm yesterday along the Northern Road. Police have been told a white Volkswagen Caddy traveling south collided with the rear of a blue Toyota Hilux utility, forcing the Hilux onto the wrong side of… Read more »

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Finish line in sight for CBD 30kmh speed limit trial

Labor councillor Nathan Hagarty has called on locals to share their feedback on the State Government’s 30kmh speed limit trial in the Liverpool CBD. Transport for NSW introduced the reduced 30kmh zone to parts of the Liverpool CBD in July last year as part of a 12 month pilot. With the first anniversary of the pilot’s introduction fast… Read more »

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Platypus study bonus: Georges also home to Macquarie perch

The final report from the Platypus Pals project has confirmed the presence of platypus in the Georges River in Campbelltown – and Macquarie perch. Platypus were detected by eDNA testing conducted at 19 sites in September and a further 11 sites in February. Testing was then broadened along the river, which showed an absence of… Read more »

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Sleeping Bargo woman trapped in her bed by SUV

A sleeping woman was trapped in her bed when an SUV crashed into her home at Bargo just before midnight. The 54 year old was taken to Campbelltown Hospital where she was treated for a minor injury to her left leg. The driver of the SUV, a 46-year-old woman and also a Bargo resident, was… Read more »

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Premiership winning coach Tim Sheens back at Wests Tigers

Out of the blue, the legendary Tim Sheens has returned to the Wests Tigers. But no, he is not taking over from Michael Maguire as head coach of the NRL side. Less than 24 hours after Wests Tigers defeated Penrith 26-6 to end their perfect start to the season, the club has announced the 2005… Read more »

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