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Camden Kids website is a big hit with local families

Families are finding all the local information and services they need with ease, thanks to the Camden Kids website. The website, which celebrated its first birthday since its redesign recently, supports families to find local information and services. KU Cobbitty Preschool director, Rebecca Fordham, said the website was highly regarded by both educators and families…. Read more »


Mayor’s Christmas appeal opens early this year

An early start to the 2020 Mayor’s Christmas Appeal means Campbelltown residents can play their part in bringing some cheer to those in the community doing it tough. The appeal for new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items will run until Friday, December 18. The Macarthur Combined Churches will distribute the gifts. All donations will… Read more »


Actions speak louder than words on the environment

Actions speak louder than words so if you want to improve and restore local bushland here’s your chance. On Saturday, November 23, Campbelltown residents are invited to help restore the natural environment of the Simmos Beach catchment by planting native trees for koalas and other native species. The community planting event will take place at… Read more »


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 »

volunteers celebrate completing the big task of wrapping all those presents.

Wrapping mountain of Christmas gifts a team effort

Hundreds of local children who are either in care, in crisis situations, are victims of domestic violence or their family is struggling financially, will find a special gift under the tree this Christmas. The gifts were collected as part of this year’s Christmas Giving Tree appeal, which is organised by Wests Group Macarthur every year…. Read more »

Greg Warren with Macarthur Square centre manager Trevor Hill and Santa.

Mac Square’s trolley load of Christmas gifts

Campbelltown MP Greg Warren has lauded Macarthur Square centre management for donating an entire trolley load of gifts to his annual Christmas Toy Drive. Mr Warren has run the campaign for four years – with the shopping centre supporting the drive on each occasion. The number of donations this year has far exceeded any expectations… Read more »


Hospital auxiliary wins right to host state conference

It has taken five years, but Campbelltown Hospital Auxiliary has finally done it. The auxiliary has won the right to host the 85th NSW United Hospital Auxiliaries State Conference on October 24 and 25. Campbelltown Hospital Auxiliary, which has raised more than $1.24 million since it was formed in 1953, entered a bid to host… Read more »

MP Dr Mike Freelander wants to thank the volunteers of Macarthur.

Pat on the back for local volunteers the least we can do

There’s no doubt volunteering puts the icing on a community’s cake. The more volunteers, the better the community. Someone who’s seen volunteers up close and personal is Dr Mike Freelander. While he’s been our man in Canberra for the past two years, for 30 years before that he was a local paediatrician and in that… Read more »

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