Category Archives: Outer Western Sydney News

Australian property values hit new 17-year record

Posted by Terry Hansen on July 5th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Australian property prices have finished the financial year 13.5 per cent higher – the highest annual growth rate that has been seen since the market was winding down from the residential housing boom of 2004.  According to the CoreLogic home value index, property prices were up by 1.9 per cent for June, with each of […]

NSW and Penrith governments offer COVID support for businesses

Posted by Terry Hansen on July 2nd, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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There’s no doubt that the current lockdown in Sydney is proving to be a tough one for many businesses, but some may be able to get relief from new support being offered by our state and local governments.  The NSW Government is offering up a major new grants package along with changes to the Dine […]

What Western Sydney’s International Airport will look like

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 28th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Western Sydney Airport has recently unveiled the final design of the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport’s passenger terminal at Badgerys Creek, giving everyone an insight into what flying from Australia’s newest airport will look like.  Western Sydney Airport CEO Simon Hickey said every aspect of the design has brought together world’s best practice to […]

What are the restrictions for auctions and open homes this weekend?

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 25th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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If you plan on going to an open home or an auction in Greater Sydney this weekend you can expect them to look a little different than usual in a bid to tackle the city’s evolving COVID situation. While there have been stay-at-home orders issued for the City of Sydney, Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra local […]

NSW Government commits more than $1 billion towards Western Sydney Aerotropolis

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 18th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Work on Western Sydney’s highly anticipated aerotropolis is set to begin before the end of this year with the state government committing $1.15 billion towards the project. The funding will be used to transform what is now essentially paddocks and grassland into a world-class city precinct, which is to be known as Bradfield after legendary […]

Council’s newly purchased 16 ha industrial site a boost for the economy

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 11th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Penrith Council has acquired 16.29 hectares of industrial land on the former Rocla site at Emu Plains, which is to be utilised to enhance local employment and stimulate the region’s economy. The site’s prime position at 158-164 Old Bathurst Road in Emu Plains will see it become a major industrial and employment hub for the […]

The next step in developing Nepean River’s historic new dining venue

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 4th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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The historic Emu Plains Police Cottage on the Nepean River is set for a new lease of life as a unique waterfront-dining venue thanks to funding from the Penrith City Council and the NSW Government, and there is currently a call out for hospitality operators to run it.  Originally built in 1908, the Police Cottage […]

Feedback sought on Blacktown and Penrith council budgets

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 28th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Both the Blacktown and Penrith City Councils are currently seeking feedback from the community for their Operational Plans for the 2021-22 financial year.  The draft Operational Plans contain information on planned works, budget, fees and charges in the council areas for the next 12 months, and local residents and ratepayers and being asked to read […]

Kingswood’s Live, Work, Play, Grid has come to life

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 21st, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Residents, students and workers of Kingswood are being encouraged to walk along Penrith City Council’s new 1.2km walking grid – The Live, Work, Play Grid – and discover exciting new temporary elements and experiences along the way. The walking loop starts from Wainwright Park in Kingswood and features low cost and high impact interventions such […]

What’s in the Federal Budget for Western Sydney?

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 17th, 2021 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Western Sydney has come out as a big winner from the 2021-22 Federal Budget, with the government committing to the investment of billions of dollars in infrastructure.  Most of the investment will be for major road projects, including a $2 billion spend on the Great Western Highway upgrade, constructing east and west sections from Katoomba […]

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