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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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Triangle Park recognised for successful use of public space

25 May 2020

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment (DPIE) has acknowledged the success of Triangle Park in rejuvenating Penrith’s City Centre.

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Penrith projects set to benefit from fast-tracked assessments

25 May 2020

Determination on two significant developments; Mamre Precinct and Penrith Resource Recovery Facility have been prioritised to boost investment in the economy and create more than 5000 jobs.

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High-end Penrith business park nears completion

25 May 2020

Waterside Business Park is on track to open in 2020.

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Innovating Through Adversity advisory service

25 May 2020

Western Sydney University’s LaunchPad is offering advice to small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

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Industrial units proposed for North Penrith

25 May 2020

Penrith Council has received an application for the construction of industrial units in what is proving a construction hotspot in Penrith.

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Integrated housing proposal for Werrington

25 May 2020

A $10 million proposal to create 26 homes in Werrington has been received by Penrith Council.

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Council’s $300 million investment in the local economy

29 April 2020

The adoption of the 2020-21 Operational Plan ensures continued support for businesses and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Plan to build new Log Cabin Hotel

29 April 2020

New owners have lodged a proposal to build a new hotel on the edge of the Nepean River.

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New West finds new ways to support the creative industry

26 April 2020

Thursday Night Live, the successful Penrith Council initiative aimed at growing the night-time economy and supporting the creative arts, has successfully moved online.

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Work begins at Nepean Business Park

26 April 2020

The transformation of the New West continues with the commencement of Stage One construction of the Nepean Business Park project.

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Cooling the City Masterclass goes online

26 April 2020

Presentations from Penrith’s highly successful Cooling the City Masterclass are now available to view online.

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Updates to Penrith Planning Instruments

26 April 2020

Penrith City Council is inviting businesses and individuals to comment on its proposed changes to various planning instruments.

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Kingswood Private Hospital gets the green light

26 April 2020

Planning approval has been granted for the $29 million private hospital development.

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Penway Place developer seeks to expand project

26 April 2020

Toga Group has submitted new plans for their previously approved Penway Place development in Penrith, demonstrating their confidence in the market.

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60-unit residential development proposed for Penrith

26 April 2020

Morson Architects have submitted a $15 million proposal to Council for a six-storey residential development in Penrith.

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$110 million proposal for High Street Penrith

26 April 2020

Urban Property Group has submitted a proposal to Penrith City Council for a multi-storey mixed-use development in High Street Penrith.

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Small business units in Werrington

27 March 2020

Think Planners have submitted a $7 million proposal to construct industrial units on the Great Western Highway, Werrington.

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Self-storage proposal for Emu Plains

27 March 2020

Council has received a development application for a self-storage unit complex in Emu Plains.

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Airport construction reaches new milestone

27 March 2020

The next phase of work has begun on the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.

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Australian-first facilities in Penrith

27 March 2020

The $1 billion redevelopment of Nepean Hospital continues to deliver unique and Australian-first facilities to Penrith.

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Opportunities for manufacturers

27 March 2020

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has launched a portal for Australian manufacturers to register their interest in supporting the national response to COVID-19.

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Supporting work for creatives

27 March 2020

Penrith City Council is inviting professional Western Sydney artists to register with VendorPanel for the opportunity to work on paid Council public art, creative arts and CACD projects.

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Business in the time of COVID-19

27 March 2020

The health and safety of our community, residents and staff is Penrith Council’s top priority. We are closely following the advice of Government and health authorities on the COVID-19 outbreak.

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