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Airport metro approved

29 July 2021

Planning approval has been granted by the NSW Government for the Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport, paving the way for major construction to commence.

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Producing Olympians of today and tomorrow

25 July 2021

With the Olympics currently taking place in Tokyo, we take a look at Penrith’s credentials as a hub of elite sportspeople and facilities.

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Future industrial hub for Emu Plains

25 July 2021

Council seeks to unlock the potential of one of the biggest industrial land parcels in Emu Plains.

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Financial support for businesses

25 July 2021

Several measures have been announced to assist businesses during the current COVID-19 restrictions.

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The 20-year vision for Penrith’s future economic growth

07 June 2021

The vision for Penrith New West’s employment lands has been revealed, with the release of Council’s draft Employment Lands Strategy (ELS).

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Proposed “manufacturing powerhouse” in Penrith

06 June 2021

A new proposal seeks to refurbish an existing industrial site in Penrith to attract micro and medium sized manufacturers.

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Australian Made in Penrith: ACO Australia

04 June 2021

In the first of our Australian Made in Penrith series, we find out more about ACO, the global manufacturer of water and cable management products.

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WSU ranked in the top 20 of world’s universities for social, ecological and economic impact

04 June 2021

Western Sydney University has been recognised for its success in reducing inequality and promotion of gender equality in a recently released report.

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Amenity and space to grow key advantages for Penrith

26 April 2021

Penrith’s advantages in the area of amenity and space were among the key take outs from a recent event for property and urban development professionals.

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A city hungry for more

26 April 2021

Several new entrants into the Penrith CBD dining scene this year demonstrates the confidence in the local market.

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Building local skills for in-demand industries

26 April 2021

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in Western Sydney, and The Quarter is ready to meet the demand for more skilled workers.

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Draft plan revealed for Penrith Lakes

26 April 2021

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on the draft Development Control Plan (DCP) – Stage 1 for Penrith Lakes.

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Future looks bright with Penrith’s Generation STEM

26 April 2021

Penrith’s workforce of the future is keen to tackle the challenges faced by local businesses in Generation STEM; a new initiative to empower young people to pursue a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career.

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$1500 rebate available for small businesses

26 April 2021

A new rebate scheme from the NSW Government will allow eligible businesses to recoup various running costs.

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Westfield propose new entertainment facility

26 April 2021

Scentre Group, the owner of Westfield Penrith, has submitted a proposal to create a new entertainment centre in the Riley Street dining precinct.

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Campaign highlights Penrith’s Health and Education credentials

27 March 2021

Nepean Hospital’s innovative use of technology has been highlighted in a new campaign to promote Penrith’s Health and Education precinct, The Quarter.

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Supporting Australian Made in Penrith

27 March 2021

Council has become an official Campaign Supporter for Australian Made, the initiative to promote Australian-made products.

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Penrith secures another international sporting event

27 March 2021

2025 will see the world come to Penrith to compete in the ICF Canoe Slalom and Extreme Canoe Slalom World Championships.

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“Trademark resilience and community spirit”

27 March 2021

In a Mayoral Minute delivered last week, Penrith Mayor Karen McKeown OAM recognised the efforts of residents, the SES and Council staff in their response to the flood event.

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Penrith Producers boost city’s nightlife

27 March 2021

Penrith’s local food industry was on show this month at the recent Penrith Producers event.

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Manufacturing Commercialisation Fund

27 March 2021

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has released the AMGC Commercialisation Fund. This fund will provide matched grants to Australian manufacturers that are in later stage commercialisation of new products.

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Bradfield becomes Penrith’s newest neighbour

27 March 2021

The city centre of Western Sydney’s aerotropolis will be called Bradfield, the NSW Government announced earlier this month.

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Boosting Female Founders grant

27 March 2021

Startups majority owned and led by women could be eligible for a grant to help them scale their business.

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First look at bold new design in Penrith’s CBD

27 March 2021

Penrith is on the cusp of a significant transformation to strengthen our position as a key centre in the Western Parkland City.

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Accolade for Australian-first program in St Marys

21 February 2021

The upgrade of the Water Recycling Plant at St Marys has been acknowledged for its sustainable credentials.

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Latest business grants and opportunities

21 February 2021

Businesses can take advantage of new grants and stimulus initiatives on offer in NSW.

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New Wellness Precinct proposed for St Marys

21 February 2021

A medical centre, veterinary hospital and specialised retail premises are among the businesses proposed in a new development application for St Marys.

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Helping Penrith businesses enter the world stage

21 February 2021

Information is available for potential exporters at the Penrith Export Capabilities Webinar.

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“There’s nowhere else we would want to be”

21 February 2021

Riverfront dining proves to be an attractive proposition for investors and customers alike as another venue moves towards construction.

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City transformation gains pace

21 February 2021

2021 is already proving to be a year of action, with several of Council’s city shaping projects moving closer to construction.

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