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Housing supply information at your fingertips

Information that illustrates the supply pipeline of new homes and infrastructure will be available at the touch of a button with the launch of two new online platforms. The platforms are designed to deliver better support planning and investment in NSW. Minister for planning and public spaces Rob Stokes launched the Greater Sydney Urban Development Program and Housing Evidence Centre websites, which are set to become the state’s most authoritative resources on housing supply and population movements. “The new Greater Sydney Urban Development Program creates a one-stop-shop for information on metropolitan housing supply and allows us to plug in real… Read more »

This app definitely not a load of rubbish

With a simple click of a button on council’s new My Waste Bin app, Campbelltown residents can now track their bin collection days, book their kerbside clean ups and check what waste goes in which bin. It will provide a “one stop shop’’ for all waste information that is easily accessible for residents and will enable people to set bin reminders and receive real-time updates of any service changes or delays. “By digitising our waste information, we’re able to provide residents with a range of new features to improve our service such as tailored information for each individual property and… Read more »

Tech workshops will help you stay ahead of the digital game

Learn the latest tricks and tips on all things technology at Camden Libraries’ tech workshops this month. Residents aged over 17 years are eligible to book their place at the Oran Park Library. Microsoft Office and Windows 10 basicswill be available on Saturday, 19 June, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama D Learning Room ($20 per person, with bookings essential). The iPad hints and tips workshop will be on Saturday, 26 June and Saturday, 3 July, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama D Learning Room (also $20 per person with bookings essential). Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli (pictured above), said the workshops offered… Read more »

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Online resource to keep our food supply secure

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has activated a new specialist primary industries liaison team and launched an online resource to help the state’s $15.9 billion primary industries sector navigate the challenges and impacts of coronavirus.  Director general Scott Hansen says as each day brought new information and new challenges,Read more »

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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,Read more »

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Telehealth facilities in our hospitals mean better patient care

Here’s another initiative that confirms that our hospitals and doctors are embracing the digital world in order to provide better health care to patients. State of the art telehealth facilities have opened in Campbelltown, Liverpool and Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospitals, improving patient care through better collaboration. South Western Sydney Local Health DistrictRead more »

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Microgrids may power the future

Regional communities will benefit from more secure, affordable and reliable power under a $50 million program to support feasibility studies into microgrids. The first round of the Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund is now open to applications from across Australia. Up to $20 million of grants will be awardedRead more »

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Here’s your chance to become a tech savvy senior

Seniors wanting to brush up on their tech knowledge or learn new skills can sign up to the Tech Savvy Seniors sessions throughout October. The popular program is back at Glenquarie Library from Wednesday, October 2 and begins with an introduction to computers. It will run each Wednesday and includesRead more »

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If it’s too good to be true it’s probably a scam

The NSW Police Force is urging the community to remain vigilant when downloading software online after becoming aware of an increasing number of remote access scams. Remote access scams allow third party access to an individual’s private computer through the use of legitimate software. Police are aware that current remoteRead more »

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Smart move: council backs Generation STEM

It is widely accepted science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short – will be the key to success for young people in the next few years. Recognising this, Campbelltown Council will back Generation STEM, an innovative new program launched last week. Campbelltown has committed to supporting this newRead more »

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