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One man dead, two seriously injured in Wilton crash

One man has died and two others are in a serious condition in hospital following a multiple vehicle collision near Picton early this morning. Emergency services were called to Picton Road, near Macarthur Drive, Wilton, following reports of a head-on crash just before 6am. Police have been told a vehicle towing a boat and a… Read more »


Macarthur FC fans, we finally have a date

Sunday, December 27, 2020 looks set to become a date to remember for South Western Sydney soccer fans. Football Federation Australia (FFA) has announced that is the day the A-League will kick off its 2020-21 season – with Macarthur FC playing for the first time. The full fixture schedule will be released early next month,… Read more »


Bargo man in court over domestic violence, gun charges

Some of the items seized by police. A man appeared in Campbelltown Local Court yesterday to face 18 firearm and domestic violence related charges following his arrest earlier this week. Officers from Camden Police Area Command began an investigation last month into domestic violence offences involving a 24-year-old woman. Following inquiries, officers went to a… Read more »


Community and Justice Precinct $1 million closer

Artist’s impression of the proposed Community and Justice Precinct in Queen Street, Campbelltown. Plans for a game changing justice and community precinct in Campbelltown have taken a giant leap forward with a green light for a $1 million feasibility study. The Australian Government, the NSW Government and Campbelltown City Council have joined forces to progress… Read more »


Stay vigilant, wear masks in public: Dr Freelander call

Dr Mike Freelander has called on Greater Sydney residents to actively wear masks. The Federal Member for Macarthur, a practising paediatrician for more than 40 years, is a member of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Advisory Group, which advises the chief medical officer and national cabinet on Australia’s response to the pandemic. Dr… Read more »


Cobbitty Road project will improve school children’s safety

The construction of footpaths, pedestrian island and a children’s crossing on Cobbitty Road near Macarthur Anglican School will increase more than just safety. With more than 180 metres of new footpaths included in the plans, pedestrians as well as school children will benefit. More than $100,000 in state government grants will go towards the Camden… Read more »


Libs say Macarthur getting good deal from federal budget

NSW Senator Marise Payne says more than 76,000 taxpayers in the electorate of Macarthur will benefit from tax cuts announced in the federal budget last week. She says the budget also contains critical measures such as instant asset write-off, to support the thousands of businesses that call Macarthur home. “A local cafe owner who might… Read more »


Campaign heats up for Macarthur Heights bus service

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has accused the state government of raking in millions from land sales in Macarthur Heights but refusing to spent some of it on a badly needed bus service for residents. Data obtained via a Freedom of Information request showed the government had sold 633 properties to the value of $285 million… Read more »


Council engineer with passion for photography

The late Ray Hely was a senior civil engineer employed by Liverpool City Council from 1971 to 1993. But he also had a great passion for photography and an informal commission led to 20 years of capturing life in Liverpool. It seems he photographed anything and anyone and very little in Liverpool escaped his lens…. Read more »


Even dozen now in Macarthur FC A-League squad

Macarthur FC Bulls head coach Ante Milicic now has an even dozen in his squad after snaring the signature of Sydney born defender Aleksandar Jovanovic. The towering 196cm stopper, who has plied his trade in both Europe and Asia, has never played professionally in Australia. Now he is set to make his mark in his… Read more »


Roll up, roll up: exhibition is a tribute to great Aussie women

Shout Out to the Girls exhibition is a tribute to the Australian women who made their mark and help shape our nation’s history. Some may ask what took so long to focus on the achievements and contributions of the “better half’’ of our country. That’s probably a story for another day, but the Shout Out… Read more »


Letter to Santa 2020 wish list by popular request

It’s a letter to Santa like no other, but Anoulack Chanthivong has no regrets. In fact the Labor MP for Macquarie Fields is still so keen, this year he wants to include in his wish list things requested by his constituents. So Mr Chanthivong is spreading the word across his electorate about the 2020 wish… Read more »

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