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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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Penrith releases its vision for Sydney Metro Greater West

27 February 2020

Penrith City Council has released a video outlining how Sydney Metro Greater West can contribute to the delivery of significant economic benefit to the region.

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Experts discuss promising economic future for New West

27 February 2020

Game-changing investments in infrastructure in and around Penrith will provide unimagined opportunity for those looking to invest in the region in the next five to ten years.

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Affordable housing proposal for St Marys

20 February 2020

Penrith City Council has received a development application for a residential flat building at St Marys.

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Applications open for Urban Futures Accelerator

20 February 2020

Western Sydney University’s (WSU) Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator, based in Werrington, have partnered with Landcom to deliver the Urban Futures Property Industry Technology Accelerator.

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Penrith recognised as industry leaders

20 February 2020

Two members of Council’s Property Development team are among the representatives appointed to NSW’s Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) committees for 2020.

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Penrith takes the lead in tackling urban heat

20 February 2020

Penrith City Council is developing a Green Grid Strategy that will establish new standards for mitigating the effects of urban heat.

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Women set to soar in Penrith

20 February 2020

Leaders of the aviation industry met in Penrith to launch the Women in Aviation Mentoring Program.

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Regatta Park celebrates our river

22 January 2020

Council is talking to the community about what it would like to see in the $24 million upgrade to Regatta Park on the banks of the Nepean River

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Penrith Jobs Fair

22 January 2020

The Penrith Jobs Fair will be held at Penrith Valley Regional Sport Club on 7 February. The Fair will bring together job seekers, employers, employment service providers and recruitment agencies from the Greater Western Sydney region.

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Seniors living on the drawing board for Jordan Springs

22 January 2020

The second stage of an approved concept development application for independent living apartments at 39 Jordan Springs Boulevard, Jordan Springs has been lodged with Penrith Council.

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Commercial hub for Jordan Springs East

22 January 2020

Council has received a development application for Jordan Springs East Village.

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Fee-free training could bridge skill gap

22 January 2020

TAFE NSW Regional General Manager Michael Cullen has urged school leavers to take advantage of fee-free training to equip them with the skills they need to secure jobs with local employers who are crying out for qualified employees.

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Grants STEM from support of youth

22 January 2020

Penrith Council’s 2019 Mayoral Skills Summit identified a jobs and skills deficit that the growing “STEM” sector could help redress.

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Local business supports South Coast towns

22 January 2020

Winston Express Haulage has made several trips to the South Coast over the past few weeks delivering much needed food, clothing and medical supplies to towns affected by the ongoing bushfire emergency.

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Penrith acting now to build heat resilience

22 January 2020

With increasing temperatures in Western Sydney, Penrith Council is acting now to build heat resilience and create cooler neighbourhoods.

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Focus on mental health and rehabilitation

22 January 2020

Polaris Property Group has lodged a $29.8 million development application with Penrith Council for a private hospital in Orth Street, Kingswood.

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Health Hub

22 January 2020

As 2019 drew to a close, the first sod was turned on the $50 million Nepean Health Hub. Described as a ‘one-stop-shop’, the Hub is adjacent to the $1 billion redevelopment of Nepean Public Hospital and deliver a healthy economic injection into the construction and medical industries in Penrith.

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Penrith manufacturer has global reach

22 January 2020

Think electronics manufacturing and you probably think Asia, but Penrith Made business GPC Electronics has been operating since 1985 and grew to attract giants such as Toshiba, Nortel, Ericsson and Siemens.

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Ensitech’s fluid approach to exports

21 January 2020

Ensitech is a wholly Australian-owned company and inventor and manufacturer of the TIG Brush® Stainless Steel Weld Cleaning System.

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The sky’s the limit for exporters

21 January 2020

With an airport under construction on our border, opportunities for Penrith businesses to enter the export market are on the rise. In addition, ongoing government investment in rail and road infrastructure will make us one of the most connected cities in the region.

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$95m defence project brings jobs

02 December 2019

A $95 million defence project at Orchard Hills is set to bring jobs to Penrith.

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Council wins two NGAA awards

25 November 2019

Penrith Council received two awards and a commendation for leadership at the recent annual congress of the National Growth Area Alliance (NGAA) in the City of Swan in Western Australia.

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Penway Place on its way

25 November 2019

Property Group Toga has secured approval for the first stage of its apartment project in Penrith.

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