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Recent arrival, started a business: missing out on government support?

There is no point having government money to help people if they don’t know how to access it, says Anne Stanley. The federal member for Werriwa, who was re-elected to a second term last May, is talking to members of the local multicultural community to find out if they are aware of the support available… Read more »


This Valentine’s Day go left field and make your own bouquet

Considering we spent almost $3.2 million on flowers for Valentine’s Day last year, a TAFE NSW floristry expert is giving up his top tips to create a hand made bouquet in under 15 minutes without breaking the bank. TAFE NSW floristry head teacher David Berger has more than 35 years’ experience in the floristry industry and… Read more »


Stay safe campaign over, but its message is permanently relevant

Although their #MatesKeepItSafe campaign has wrapped up, Youth Solutions say the key message to look out for one another while drinking and socialising continues to be relevant all year round. The health promotion campaign, which was launched in early November and wrapped up last week, supported and provided resources to young people across Macarthur and… Read more »


Making the internet better place starts with kids

Next Tuesday, February 11, more than 150 countries across the world will help spread the word to mark Safer Internet Day. The day aims to raise awareness around the importance of working together to create a better internet. Here in Australia the Office of the eSafety Commissioner leads the way, encouraging parents and caregivers to… Read more »


Academy delivers more than Olympic Games heroes

The Australian Hockeyroos have earned a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games following a 2-0 series win over Russia late last year. It will be our national hockey team’s 11th consecutive Olympic Games appearance. And if former South West Sydney Academy of Sport (SWSAS) athlete Emily Chalker (Smith) wins Hockeyroos selection and is on… Read more »


Wests Tigers snare rising Souths star Adam Doueihi

Wests Tigers have finally reeled in a big one, signing rising Souths star Adam Doueihi for the next four seasons.  It’s believed the young outside back was signed as a fullback, but with Benji Marshall likely to retire at the end of this season, Doueihi is poised to jump into five-eighth in 2021. A Wests… Read more »


New Campbelltown Bunnings 5,000sqm bigger and 70 extra jobs

To say that the new Bunnings Campbelltown store will be bigger than the current premises would be a massive understatement. The current store, located in Bugden Place, boasts a floor space of around 12,000 square metres. It’s pretty big, as most local residents would know. So big you could spend half the day wandering through… Read more »


Hospital upgrade: giant cranes to dominate landscape

For the next year and a half two giant cranes will dominate the Campbelltown landscape day and night. The recently arrived behemoths, which will play a crucial role in the $632 million upgrade of Campbelltown Hospital, can lift up to 24 tons up close and maximum reach of 65 metres. The electronic hammerhead tower cranes… Read more »


Let’s get physical, boys and girls

Juggling life’s challenges can be overwhelming for teenagers, says Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli. “Exercise and eating well can play a big part in getting our teenagers back on track.’’ But Camden Council isn’t just talking about this issue facing local teenagers. It is getting behind Uplift, a brand new active wellness program designed… Read more »


Talkfest series to focus on how Campbelltown can become more resilient

Junglefy co-founder and managing director Jock Gammon will speak about the positive effects of green infrastructure in the urban landscape in the first of a series of talkfests in Campbelltown this year. Gammon will also discuss the significance of a “breathing wall’’ pilot project being delivered at Campbelltown Station. Campbelltown Council says anyone who is… Read more »


Will Joey Leilua put best foot forward at Wests Tigers?

Ten years after making his NRL debut, will Joey Leilua fully realise his potential at the Wests Tigers? Club fans will certainly be hoping that’s the case after the 28 year old outside back inked a three year deal with the club that plays three of their regular season games here at Campbelltown Sports Stadium…. Read more »

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