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Camden Monopoly raises $60,000 for domestic violence services

When Camden Council was offered the opportunity to put its name on board game Monopoly it jumped at the chance. Council agreed to have 2,000 Camden Monopoly games made on the basis that it would raise a lot of money for Camden-Wollondilly Domestic Violence Committee and Lifeline Macarthur – $120,000 to be exact. And that’s… Read more »


New call to curb dumped shopping trolley menace

Time to act: Labor MP Greg Warren and Campbelltown deputy mayor Darcy Lound with dumped trolleys along the Moore Oxley Bypass. Abandoned shopping trolleys are a blight on the living environment and at times cause serious inconvenience. Dumped at the gutter end of a parking space in shopping centre carparks means other people can’t park… Read more »


We have jobs galore up for grabs: Western Sydney Airport

Western Sydney Airport is putting the call out for workers to apply for jobs on one of Australia’s most significant projects as it prepares to ramp up construction. Western Sydney Airport chief executive officer Graham Millett says work on the Badgerys Creek site would expand quickly in the new year as initial earthworks are completed… Read more »


Health district CEO praises community minded Bunnings Narellan

Amazing staff, wonderful volunteers and generous community partners were honoured at this year’s South Western Sydney Local Health District [SWSLHD] annual public meeting.  SWSLHD chief executive Amanda Larkin announced that Bunnings Narellan won the district’s community partner award for their unwavering generosity in 2019.  “Bunnings has supported Camden Hospital for more than four years through… Read more »


Tryathlon to make a splash in Camden again

When the world’s largest tryathlon series for under 16 years returns to Camden next year it will offer an exciting new event. The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon, supported by Camden Council, will be held at Onslow Oval on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Children of all abilities are encouraged to participate in the event, which involves: A… Read more »


Petition calls for Service NSW centre in Campbelltown

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has launched a petition which calls on the state government to establish a Service NSW centre in Campbelltown. In 2015 the NSW Liberals unjustly – and much to the dismay of the local community, says Mr Warren, closed the Campbelltown RMS office and opened a Service NSW centre in Gregory Hills…. Read more »


Georges River operation: irresponsible jet ski riders on notice

Not too many jet skis are seen on the Georges River above the Liverpool Weir. But there’s plenty of them below the weir and all the way to Botany Bay. The majority of jet ski riders act responsibly, but there’s always exceptions, as water police found on the weekend during a special operation along parts… Read more »


HIV testing so easy you can even do it at home

If you’ve never been tested for HIV or haven’t had a test for more than a year, South Western Sydney Local Health District is encouraging people at risk to get one done. Liverpool Sexual Health Centre’s Christopher Carmody said HIV Awareness Week (November 23-30) in the lead up to World AIDS Day yesterday, Sunday, December… Read more »


Park of the future opens at Warragamba

It’s a new park that has attracted national attention for two very good reasons. The first is that Warragamba civic park offers a twenty-first century play space that caters for people of all ages – and abilities. And, secondly, its location, a stone’s throw from Warragamba Dam. It means people who would normally visit the… Read more »


Spotlight’s on next crop of emerging golfers

Ryan Connors started last year’s academy golf program with a handicap of 11 is now down to 1.2. He’s a talented all round athlete who is really enjoying his golf. As the sun sets on another local golf club championship season, the spotlight turns on our emerging talent ahead of their development program. The South… Read more »


How scholarships help small businesses find their feet

Four local small businesses immersed themselves in a business development and growth program over the past three months. It was all part of the second round of Campbelltown City Council’s business scholarships program. The program offers each participating business access to a co-working space for six months, e-learning resources and online collaboration, and advanced business… Read more »


Work of art tribute to our organ donors

Susan Grant dipped her paintbrush, swirled the colours on canvas and created a wonderful memorial for organ and tissue donors. Her artwork, named Finding Hope for Life uses symbols to represent organ and tissue donation. The tree depicts families coming together and branching out even through difference. “The blue veins in the piece are one’s… Read more »

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