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Stuart Ayres Congratulates Local Winner Of 2020 Excellence In Nursing And Midwifery Awards
29 Nov 2020
Stuart Ayres Congratulates Local Winner Of 2020 Excellence In Nursing And Midwifery Awards
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today congratulated Cindy Partridge of Nepean Hospital, Nepean Blue Mountains LHD, winner of the Midwife of the Year award at the 2020 Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards, announced in a virtual ceremony. 
Right skills, right now: TAFE NSW to reskill locals to help kickstart post-COVID recovery
29 Nov 2020
Right skills, right now: TAFE NSW to reskill locals to help kickstart post-COVID recovery
TAFE NSW will play a leading role in helping locals reskill for the jobs of the future as part of a landmark NSW Government initiative, TAFE NSW Managing Director Steffen Faurby has announced. 
Author Talk by Mary Li
28 Nov 2020
Author Talk by Mary Li
Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be participating in an online collaborative author talk presenting Mary Li to discuss her memoir, “Mary’s Story”. 
TAFE NSW and Transport for NSW Collaborate to Foster Road Safety Awareness
21 Nov 2020
TAFE NSW and Transport for NSW Collaborate to Foster Road Safety Awareness
TAFE NSW has collaborated with Transport for NSW in their Towards Zero initiative to help reduce the number of serious injuries and lives lost on regional NSW roads. 
New Emergency Communications Sites for Western Sydney and Lower Blue Mountains
16 Nov 2020
New Emergency Communications Sites for Western Sydney and Lower Blue Mountains
The Public Safety Network (PSN) in Western Sydney and the lower Blue Mountains has been expanded with the completion of new emergency communications sites at St Marys and Glenbrook. 
Plants to Attract Pollinators to Your Patch
15 Nov 2020
Plants to Attract Pollinators to Your Patch
Is there any greater pleasure than watching birds and bees enjoying the flowers in your own backyard? Not only do these pollinators help your garden beds and veggie patches flourish, they’re also key to creating a thriving ecosystem. 
Free Preschool for Penrith Families
14 Nov 2020
Free Preschool for Penrith Families
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith welcomes the news that working families and young children in Penrith will benefit from a year of free preschool with the NSW Government announcing funding for community preschools in 2021. 
Construction to Commence at Lapstone Public School
12 Nov 2020
Construction to Commence at Lapstone Public School
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today announce that capital works will soon begin at Lapstone Public School with AJ Bristow & Sons Pty Ltd awarded the construction tender. 
Outside the Stadium - Lyndal Irons Photography Exhibition now on display at The Joan
8 Nov 2020
Outside the Stadium - Lyndal Irons Photography Exhibition now on display at The Joan
A public art project by Penrith Performing & Visual Arts

Featuring Photographer Lyndal Irons, Curated by Toby Chapman for Penrith Regional Gallery - and Pathers fans near and far 
Smart Collar to Track Your Pet in Real-Time
7 Nov 2020
Smart Collar to Track Your Pet in Real-Time
CSIRO's Data61, the digital specialist arm of Australia's national science agency, announced it is developing a prototype smart pet collar in collaboration with agtech company Ceres Tag, that will enable pet owners to accurately track the location of their animal from a short and long distance, filling a gap in the smart collar market. 
New Exhibitions at Penrith Regional Gallery
6 Nov 2020
New Exhibitions at Penrith Regional Gallery
Bonita Ely: Memento
Modern Art Projects Blue Mountains: Fabrik
21 November 2020 – 28 February 2021 
TAFE NSW Launches New Real Estate Course in Western Sydney
4 Nov 2020
TAFE NSW Launches New Real Estate Course in Western Sydney
TAFE NSW has  launched a new real estate course across four campuses in Western Sydney in response to a spike in demand for property services in the region. 
Safety and Accessibility Boost for Cyclists and Pedestrians
29 Oct 2020
Safety and Accessibility Boost for Cyclists and Pedestrians
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today announced that the NSW Government will provide $1.8 million in grants to assist Penrith City Council deliver vital infrastructure improvements to boost safety and accessibility for cyclists and pedestrians taking trips between Emu Plains and the Blue Mountains. 
People with Disabilities Improving Communication in Hospital
29 Oct 2020
People with Disabilities Improving Communication in Hospital
Belinda grew up in the Blue Mountains and attended Nepean High School. When she was young she was hit by a car. This left her with a weak side, a limp, and brain damage. Working at DARE Disability Support is her first paid job. She loves what she does, loves talking, getting the work done, and helping people. 
Make Money and Save Money as this year’s Garage Sale Trail, The Recovery Edition Launches
28 Oct 2020
Make Money and Save Money as this year’s Garage Sale Trail, The Recovery Edition Launches
Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, is happening on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020. 
No ATAR Needed to Engineer Successful Career
23 Oct 2020
No ATAR Needed to Engineer Successful Career
As hundreds of year 12 students across Western Sydney focus on one of the most important periods of their lives, a Rouse Hill local has proved that an ATAR is not the only way to your dream career. 
Penrith Students Benefit with Needs Based Funding
23 Oct 2020
Penrith Students Benefit with Needs Based Funding
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today announced that students at Penrith public schools will benefit from the funding certainty delivered in their school budget allocations for next year. 
New COLA and Basketball Court for Kids at Kingswood South Public School Now Complete
22 Oct 2020
New COLA and Basketball Court for Kids at Kingswood South Public School Now Complete
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith thiw week announced that students and staff at Kingswood South Public School will benefit from the NSW Government school infrastructure investment with works at the school now completed. 
Calling Panthers Fans!
17 Oct 2020
Calling Panthers Fans!
Are you a Panthers fan? How do you show your true colours?
 
Have Your Say on Additional Commuter Car Parking Spaces at Emu Plains Station
16 Oct 2020
Have Your Say on Additional Commuter Car Parking Spaces at Emu Plains Station
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith is inviting public transport customers and the local community to have their say on plans for 750 additional car parking spaces at Emu Plains Station. 
First Peek at Designs for Jamison & Nepean Creative and Performing Arts High School’s New Multi-Purpose Halls
14 Oct 2020
First Peek at Designs for Jamison & Nepean Creative and Performing Arts High School’s New Multi-Purpose Halls
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today announced that plans are forging ahead to deliver new multipurpose halls at Jamison High School & Nepean Creative and Performing Arts High School (Nepean CAPA) with the first designs now released by the NSW Government. 
Jeremy Rose & Zela Margossian | Visions of Nar | New Jazz at The Joan
14 Oct 2020
Jeremy Rose & Zela Margossian | Visions of Nar | New Jazz at The Joan
Visions of Nar

Jeremy Rose (saxophonist & composer) & Zela Margossian (pianist & composer)

16 October 7.30pm 
TAFE NSW Launches Course in Basic Wildfire Awareness
10 Oct 2020
TAFE NSW Launches Course in Basic Wildfire Awareness
Residents in bushfire-prone communities have welcomed an online TAFE NSW course aimed at equipping support workers with the skills they need to better protect land and assets from deadly wildfires. 
New Campaign Urges Action as Bush Fire Season Officially Begins
3 Oct 2020
New Campaign Urges Action as Bush Fire Season Officially Begins
Survivors of last summer’s horrific NSW bush fires are sharing their experiences in a new public awareness campaign launched this week. 
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