Category Archives: Outer Western Sydney News

Free advice on offer from sustainability experts

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 8th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Looking for advice on how to design your property with environmental sustainability in mind? Not-for-profit group Alternative Technology Association with the support of Blacktown City Council will be helping community members find the answers to being green-friendly at an event next month, which will give people the opportunity to chat with sustainability experts. The event, ‘speed […]

Western Sydney set to host its own Vivid-style event

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 1st, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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The NSW Government has confirmed that Western Sydney will be getting its own unique cultural festival in 2019, following on from the overwhelming success of Vivid Sydney. The state government will work with businesses, community groups and local government to create the region’s landmark event, with a number of ideas already being considered including laneway […]

Major projects planned for Blacktown region

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 25th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Blacktown City Council has revealed the key projects it hopes to deliver over the next 10 years including a university, international sporting centre and health precinct. These transformational projects are part of a long-term vision for council as they seek to finalise their budget for the 2018-2019 financial year. Other projects the council is working […]

What millennials are willing to sacrifice to buy their first home

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 21st, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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While many may assume that millennials want to live amongst the hustle and bustle of our inner cities at all costs, even if it means buying a small apartment, a new survey has revealed that may not be the case. New research from ING shows that millennials are willing to make sacrifices such as living […]

Feedback sought on Penrith Council plans

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 18th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Penrith residents are being encouraged to take the time to have a look at the council’s Operational Plan for the 2018-19 financial year. The Operational Plan details what the Penrith Council plans to deliver to the community over the next 12 months, as well as their budget, fees and charges. Last year the council released […]

Budget 2018: How did Outer Western Sydney fare?

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 11th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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The 2018 federal budget has set aside millions of dollars for the west to help make the most of Sydney’s second airport at Badgerys Creek. The Turnbull government has committed $50 million for a business case into the first stage of the North South rail link. This will include an investigation of integrated transport and […]

Plant a tree for Mum

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 4th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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This Mother’s Day you can celebrate and honour the mums, grandmothers and mother-figures in your life by planting a tree at the annual Trees for Mum event. Now in its 11th year, this special community event supported by Landcare Australia is a wonderful way for people to do something meaningful with their mums while also […]

Plans for 500 homes to be built at former ADI site

Posted by Terry Hansen on April 27th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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The NSW Government plans to rezone the last expanse of land in the former St Marys ADI site in a bid to help provide more housing for the western Sydney region. About 40ha of land has been earmarked for development between Jordan Springs and Ropes Crossing to improve housing affordability, supply and housing choice in […]

Outer west prices buck Sydney downward trend

Posted by Terry Hansen on April 20th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Inner Sydney property prices may be running out of steam but things are only starting to kick off in the outer west, with some suburbs growing at a rate of more than $2,000 a day. According to The Daily Telegraph, the outer west is bucking citywide trends due to the construction of the Badgerys Creek Airport […]

Learn what’s happening in your neighbourhood

Posted by Terry Hansen on April 13th, 2018 in Outer Western Sydney News | No Comments
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Blacktown residents have the opportunity to discuss issues affecting their communities at monthly forums held by the Blacktown City Council. The forums are held in different wards across the city and provide residents with an opportunity to hear about neighbourhood issues as well as have their say. What can attendees expect? Ward councillors, alongside Mayor […]

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