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Penrith Producers on show

28 September 2020

A series of new videos featuring Penrith Producers highlights the depth of talent within Penrith New West.

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More detail released on Airport Metro stations

28 September 2020

Exact station locations have been released for the Western Sydney Airport line that will connect Penrith New West to the Western Sydney International Airport.

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Renewed focus on City’s night time glow

28 September 2020

Penrith’s night time economy strategy to be enhanced by NSW plan.

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Olympics delivered Penrith to the world

28 September 2020

Penrith still reaping the benefits of world-class Olympic venues. 

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New plans submitted for Sydney Science Park

28 September 2020

Celestino have put forward their plans to Council for the first stage of the Sydney Science Park.

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Proposal received for 7 storey Hotel in Penrith CBD

28 September 2020

The operator of a heritage-listed hotel in Penrith’s CBD is seeking to expand the business.

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Industrial Warehouse proposed for Kemps Creek

25 September 2020

Altis Property Group have submitted a development application to Council for a $15 million industrial warehouse in Kemps Creek.

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Soper Place revitalisation

25 August 2020

Stage 1 works began the transformation of Soper Place this month.

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WSU candidate for Prefab Innovation Lab

25 August 2020

Penrith’s strength in the construction industry could be further bolstered by the establishment of a Prefab Innovation Lab within Western Sydney University (WSU).

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Aerotropolis planning to be fast-tracked

25 August 2020

The importance of infrastructure projects and planning certainty for Penrith New West has been reaffirmed with a number of recent announcements.

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Sneak peek at Great River Walk extension

25 August 2020

A series of artist impressions of the proposed extension of the Great River Walk have been released by the project’s proponent.

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Penrith businesses shine at Urban Futures Demo Day

25 August 2020

The innovative thinking of Penrith New West businesses was on show last week at the inaugural Urban Futures Property Industry Technology Accelerator Demo Day.

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New commercial developments on the drawing board for Penrith

25 August 2020

Applications for several new commercial developments have been submitted to Council in recent weeks, signalling the confidence in the future of the New West.

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Youngcare and other new residential projects get the green light

25 August 2020

Several new residential projects have been approved as Council delivers determinations on over 120 proposals in just six weeks.

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Leading the COVID recovery

25 August 2020

Despite taking a hit, many of Penrith’s local businesses are optimistic about the future post COVID-19.

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Transport corridors released

30 July 2020

The confirmation of final corridors for critical transport corridors provides welcome certainty for some of the City’s most exciting employment precincts according to Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM.

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New life for old Council chambers

28 July 2020

Redeveloping the former Council Chambers as modern, commercial office accommodation is a step closer with Council giving the greenlight to progress plans to develop the site.

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City shaping projects hit milestones

27 July 2020

Council’s vision to drive transformation of the Penrith City Centre by using its own landholdings and capitalising on significant private investment in the CBD has reached key milestones this month.

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Early adopters set to reap rewards

27 July 2020

 Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM said "early adopters" will reap the benefits of unrivalled connectivity to world markets and important supply chains by setting up in the New West.

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Lodge DAs online

27 July 2020

 

Council offers online lodgement of Development Applications (DA) and Complying Development Certificates (CDC) through the NSW Planning Portal.

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City Deal report card

27 July 2020

 

In 2018, all three levels of government committed to city-building initiatives to improve the liveability, prosperity and sustainability of the Western Parkland City.

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Iconic Fernhill Estate in good company

27 July 2020

Penrith’s iconic Fernhill Estate at Mulgoa is in good company as part of green parks network that includes Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust and Western Sydney Parklands Trust.

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Expanded role for aerotropolis authority

27 July 2020

The importance of strategic planning and delivery for Penrith, and the wider Western Sydney region, has been reaffirmed with the creation of the Western Parkland City Authority.

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Welcome Amazon

03 July 2020

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM welcomed Amazon.com.au to Penrith today as the online shopping giant announced plans for their first Amazon Robotics fulfilment centre.

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Construction centre of excellence coming to New West

23 June 2020

The Western Sydney Construction Hub will be built in Kingswood, creating a centre of excellence for construction trades.

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Station locations confirmed for airport metro line

23 June 2020

A funding boost will ensure construction starts this year on a new Metro rail line connecting our region to the Western Sydney Airport.

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Fresh support for NSW businesses

23 June 2020

Two new grants have been announced to help businesses reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns.

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Think Bold Kingswood Place Plan

23 June 2020

Kingswood is a place with tremendous potential to benefit from the overall growth of the region; it is a growing specialised health and education centre; it has convenient access to the train line; and is identified as a Key Centre in Council’s Local Strategic Planning Statement.

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Council and TAFE NSW upskilling locals for the future

23 June 2020

Penrith City Council and TAFE NSW have forged a strong partnership to provide education and hands on work experience to the growing population.

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An even better and more resilient Penrith is on its way

25 May 2020

Penrith’s Economic Recovery Taskforce will help Council accelerate a sustainable post-pandemic economic recovery in the City.

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