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Sport greats back up year after year for St Greg’s

Rugby league greats Peter Sterling, Chris Lawrence and Anthony Minichiello were there. Former Socceroo Brett Emerton joined two Olympians, diver Melissa Wu and cycling gold medallist Anna Meares as some of the other superstar guests at this year’s St Gregory’s College celebrity sports dinner. But this is not a rare occurrence, seeing great sporting stars… Read more »

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Facial transformation gives Natalia chance at normal life

Natalia Apaseray has spent a lifetime struggling to eat, drink and speak but Liverpool Hospital surgeons have helped put a smile back on the face of the West Papuan woman. The 26-year-old was born with neurofibromatosis, a condition that has resulted in the right side of her face being malformed. Lead specialist and Liverpool Hospital… Read more »

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The heat is on over airconditioning in local schools

Students and staff in Campbelltown public schools are set for another summer of suffering due to the absence of air-conditioning in their classrooms. Campbelltown MP Greg Warren raised the issue again in the Parliament of NSW this week, criticising the government for failing its duty of care towards staff and students in local schools. Late… Read more »

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Boom times and Campbelltown leads the way

The South West Sydney growth corridor is rapidly expanding and Campbelltown is leading the way. Significant investment in infrastructure combined with massive population growth is creating a major metropolitan destination and the engine room for future prosperity in the region. Close proximity to Western Sydney Airport will give the area a distinct economic advantage to… Read more »

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Rugby league community mourns passing of a legend – Ray Corkery

The local rugby league community, including the Campbelltown City Kangaroos, is mourning the passing of one of the legends of the game – on and off the field – Ray Corkery. The man who was the club’s most successful first grade coach passed away overnight on Tuesday. The club says it extends its deepest sympathies… Read more »

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Another big award in year to remember for Lakeside

Another big award for Camden Lakeside: West Group Macarthur CEO Tony Mathew an executive assistant Karen Hansen with the 2019 Metropolitan Club of the Year trophy at the presentation held in the St Mary’s Pavilion at Curzon Hall last night Lakeside Golf Club Camden has taken out the 2019 Metropolitan Club of the Year Award… Read more »

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Harvest stormwater for win-win result: Georges Riverkeeper

Sydney wastes most of its rainwater and pouring this valuable resource down the drain must stop, says Georges Riverkeeper on its 40th anniversary. Even during drought, billions of litres of stormwater rush off the concrete streets each year, flowing into storm drains and emptying, untreated, into our creeks, rivers and oceans. Not only is it… Read more »

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Brain injury’s devastating effect on everyone

Young carer Julia Sigalas stood before a crowd of 100 people to share her story for National Carers Week at Liverpool Hospital’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit last week.  A decade ago the 13-year-old’s father had a cerebral haemorrhage and doctors didn’t think he would survive.  “The brain injury impacted everyone. I lived with my grandparents… Read more »

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Diabetes call: get your socks off

There are 9,970 people in Macarthur living with all types of diabetes and the Member for Macarthur, Dr Mike Freelander MP, has a simple message for every one of them: Get Your Socks Off. Dr Freelander is supporting Diabetes Australia’s campaign to reduce the number of preventable diabetes-related foot problems and amputations. “Every year there… Read more »

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Not one mammogram machine between our two biggest hospitals

The two biggest hospitals in South West Sydney do not have a basic cancer diagnostic equipment to serve a massively growing population. NSW Labor health spokesman Ryan Park says both Campbelltown Hospital and Liverpool Hospital did not have access to a mammogram machine, which was a serious cause for concern. He was backed by Campbelltown… Read more »

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Trail bike rider in hospital after collision with car in Narellan

A teenage boy is in hospital after being hit by a car while riding a trail bike in Narellan today. Just before 3pm emergency services were called to Narellan Road and Camden Valley Way after reports a teen was hit by a car. Officers attached to Camden Police Area Command, NSW Ambulance paramedics and Fire… Read more »

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