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School’s World War II memorial project

Rosemeadow Public School will soon have a dedicated space for students to remember the service and sacrifice of Australian soldiers. The school has received $7,500 in funding from the Australian Government’s Saluting their Service commemorative grants program for the project. The outdoor learning space will help students to appreciate and understand the work done by… Read more »


People power wins on unfair caravan toll

A victory from a people power campaign in outer South Western Sydney will benefit everyone who tows a caravan in NSW. State Member for Macquarie Fields, Anoulack Chanthivong, has credited a community led campaign for a rebate scheme that will provide toll relief for drivers on Sydney’s motorways towing a caravan, horse float or boat…. Read more »


Candice is charging towards the finish line

Candice Lollback, a Campbelltown hairdresser who always had a passion for cars, has revved up her career and is on her way to becoming a mechanical engineer thanks to TAFE NSW.  Females account for just 12.4 percent of the engineering industry according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and Ms Lollback is encouraging more women to take… Read more »


Camden’s massive $336 million budget

Camden Council has unveiled a massive $336 million budget for 2020-21 in which spending focuses on community infrastructure and Covid-19 support programs for residents and business. It includes a $178 million capital works program and a budget surplus of almost $2 million reinvested into the community of the fastest growing local government area in the… Read more »


Campbelltown Billabong set to make tourism splash

Campbelltown Billabong Parklands, a water recreation and tourist attraction in the heart of the city, will be open to the public in two years. This morning, mayor George Brticevic, Liberal Senator Marise Payne, along with NSW minister Stuart Ayres, turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on the $18.75 million project at… Read more »


Upgrade makes Narellan urban forest safe for all

Narellan’s very own urban forest is now a safe place for everybody to visit following a major upgrade. Located next to Narellan Library, the urban forest playground area had become a popular location for young residents. Council and local police joined forces to make improvements needed to make Narellan urban forest a safe and welcoming… Read more »


Warragamba man charged over online child procurement attempt

A Warragamba man will face court today after being charged with the online procurement of a child. Strike Force Trawler detectives arrested the 34-year-old in Westmead yesterday. A subsequent search was conducted at the man’s home in Warragamba, where mobile phones, laptops, a tablet device and ammunition were seized by officers. He was taken to… Read more »


Better pedestrian crossings, more parking at schools

Parents across Campbelltown would like to see improvements to pedestrian crossings, footpaths, parking, drop-off zones and cycling infrastructure around local schools.  They were among more than 3,400 parents, teachers and residents who responded to the NSW School Safety Survey by raising concerns and suggesting ideas on how to improve road safety and encourage kids and… Read more »


MP in scam warning on Robodebt refunds

A local MP has warned scammers may use the Federal Government’s announcement that payments made under the Robodebt scheme will be repaid to deceitfully try and take refunds that are due to them. “While I’m very glad to hear that community members who paid money under the illegal Robodebt scheme will be repaid, I have… Read more »


Strong message of support for local bushfire victims

Communities impacted by last summer’s devastating bushfires have not been forgotten. This is the message from mental health service providers in Wollondilly and Wingecarribee, who have reassured the community they are not alone, and that there are a range of local support options available. Psychologist Miriam Broadhurst said some people felt forgotten because the Covid-19… Read more »


Cash injection for 50 small businesses

Liverpool Council will distribute $172,000 to 50 small businesses as part of its business resilience grant program. The program was established in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. “Our business resilience grant program is one of many measures council has put in place to support businesses in this new operating environment,’’ says mayor Wendy Waller. “The money helps businesses pivot their operating model or… Read more »


Giant hospital cranes now have names

The giant cranes towering over the $632 million stage two Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment have been named Mac and Arthur, thanks to the creativity of two Mt Annan youngsters. Jasmine, 9, and Lachlan Shepherd, 8, won the Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment name the cranes colouring competition and the naming rights of the two massive machines. The twin… Read more »

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