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Fun, safe, affordable, local, Creative School Holiday Activities
19 Sep 2020
Fun, safe, affordable, local, Creative School Holiday Activities
October School Holiday Workshops
Penrith Regional Gallery 
Garden Landscape Industry Blooming in Western Sydney
16 Sep 2020
Garden Landscape Industry Blooming in Western Sydney
With more than 10.5 million Australians working from home during the pandemic, a local landscaping business has seen a spike in demand for services as people look to refresh their yards during COVID-19. 
Local Business Mum Wins 2x Bronze at 2020 Ausmumpreneur Awards
16 Sep 2020
Local Business Mum Wins 2x Bronze at 2020 Ausmumpreneur Awards
Kylie King, from Faulconbridge who also runs her business in Penrith, who founded The Phoenix Within business has been named Leadership Award third place winner not only in Judges Choice but also People’s Choice as well. 
Locals Urged to Prepare for Bushfire Season
15 Sep 2020
Locals Urged to Prepare for Bushfire Season
September 19 - 20 is the Rural Fire Service’s (RFS) annual Get Ready Weekend. 
Tender Release for Upgrade at Lapstone Public School
13 Sep 2020
Tender Release for Upgrade at Lapstone Public School
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith announced that the upgrade at Lapstone Public School a step closer with a call made for the construction tenders. 
Empowering Teachers and Students to Understand Flood Risk
12 Sep 2020
Empowering Teachers and Students to Understand Flood Risk
Primary school teachers and students in the Hawkesbury-Nepean floodplain and across NSW will now benefit from a new flood risk educational resource – Water in the Valley. 
Rally for Buses on the Brink
11 Sep 2020
Rally for Buses on the Brink
Dozens of family-owned and independent buses are on the brink of collapse, thousands of drivers could lose their jobs and "Mum and Dad" operators stand to lose their homes as an impact of COVID-19 restrictions. 
Know Your Flood Risk in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley
10 Sep 2020
Know Your Flood Risk in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley
The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) last month launched phase two of the ‘Floods. The Risk is Real.’ campaign for the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley. 
Penrith School Leavers to Get Career Headstart at TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day
5 Sep 2020
Penrith School Leavers to Get Career Headstart at TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day
As the HSC approaches, school leavers across the state are getting ready to take a break from the books to log-on to the inaugural TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day. 
How Organic Farming Practices lead to a Circular Economy
3 Sep 2020
How Organic Farming Practices lead to a Circular Economy
Due to the increasing effects and consequences of climate change, we experienced extreme heat, drought and a devastating bushfire season last summer that destroyed houses, local businesses, vegetation and wildlife extensively. 
Githabul Woman Determined to Close the Gap in Health
29 Aug 2020
Githabul Woman Determined to Close the Gap in Health
A proud Githabul woman who has worked with the Aboriginal community in Western Sydney for more than two decades has turned to TAFE NSW to become a certified health care practitioner to make sure Indigenous people feel comfortable and confident in seeking regular health assessments and improving health outcomes. 
TAFE NSW Kingswood Open their Virtual Doors to Career Advisors
19 Aug 2020
TAFE NSW Kingswood Open their Virtual Doors to Career Advisors
High schools across the Penrith region have welcomed an innovative virtual event that will equip local career advisors, teachers, and principals with the most up-to-date advice about school-based and post-HSC options at TAFE NSW. 
Nepean Area Command Welcomes Five New Recruits
19 Aug 2020
Nepean Area Command Welcomes Five New Recruits
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith welcomes the news that Penrith will be a safer place with the addition of 5 new police officers, after they attested at a private ceremony at the Goulburn Police Academy last week. 
Live & Unlocked - a Series of Music and Cabaret Events at The Joan
15 Aug 2020
Live & Unlocked - a Series of Music and Cabaret Events at The Joan
Welcoming audiences back into theatres with smaller-scale live entertainment
21 August | 28 August| 11 September | 25 September | 9 October | 16 October 
9 Ways to Help Kick-start Your Child’s Career
8 Aug 2020
9 Ways to Help Kick-start Your Child’s Career
Declining youth employment rates due to COVID-19 mean sound career advice has never been more important. But for parents, who are key career influencers, giving the right guidance can be daunting. 
A Celebration of Collaboration: One Year of NSW Landcare Program
7 Aug 2020
A Celebration of Collaboration: One Year of NSW Landcare Program
Landcare NSW and Local Land Services are celebrating Landcare Week, 3-9 August, and marking the first anniversary of the NSW Landcare Program, a true collaboration between the NSW Government, Landcare NSW and the 60,000 volunteers who care for our landscapes. 
Kayak Accessibility Upgrade at Weir Reserve in Penrith
6 Aug 2020
Kayak Accessibility Upgrade at Weir Reserve in Penrith
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith announced on Tuesday $105,000 in NSW Government funding to support Penrith City Councils plans for two new kayak access points on the Nepean River at Penrith. 
Final Round of T20 World Cup Cricket Legacy Funding Now Open
6 Aug 2020
Final Round of T20 World Cup Cricket Legacy Funding Now Open
Cricket clubs and councils in Penrith are set to capitalise on the success of Australia’s recent Women’s T20 World Cup victory with applications now open for the final round of the NSW ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Cricket Legacy Fund. 
Safety Enhanced for Students at Penrith and Emu Plains Public Schools
1 Aug 2020
Safety Enhanced for Students at Penrith and Emu Plains Public Schools
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith welcomes the announcement that safety for students at Penrith Public School and Emu Plains Public School will be strengthened each with one of 88 new school crossing supervisors to soon be appointed. 
Art Workshops at Penrith Regional Gallery Back On
27 Jul 2020
Art Workshops at Penrith Regional Gallery Back On
Art Attack Saturdays: Mixed Media

Wednesday Drawing School 
Run2Cure Fundraiser for Neuroblastoma Research goes Virtual for 2020
22 Jul 2020
Run2Cure Fundraiser for Neuroblastoma Research goes Virtual for 2020
Run2Cure Local – walk or run for children’s cancer research.
Take part in this fun event in your local neighbourhood, anytime from 5am, 5 September until 6pm, 6 September 2020. 
JobKeeper Payment and Income Support Extended
21 Jul 2020
JobKeeper Payment and Income Support Extended
The Morrison Government will deliver more support for households and businesses to help Australians through the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster our economic recovery. 
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