New West News

Penrith is transforming...
Sign up to our regular eNewsletter to follow progress in Penrith New West.

Latest News Articles

View the latest news articles from Penrith New West newsletter below. You can also see a full list of all Penrith New West newsletter articles.

Western Parkland City Authority chooses Penrith for home base

23 June 2022

Penrith’s growing supply of commercial office space has secured a new tenant in the form of the NSW Government agency Western Parkland City Authority (WPCA).

Read more

Penrith developments recognised

15 June 2022

The Urban Developer 2021 Award winners were announced in March this year. Penrith was well represented with Altis Property Partner’s project Snackbrands winning the Industrial Development category.

Read more

Nepean Health Hub officially opens

15 June 2022

The $50 million Nepean Health Hub in Kingswood opened last month with 90% of its space committed.

Read more

Nepean Hospital reaches new heights

15 June 2022

Penrith residents and neighbouring communities will benefit from a new neonatal intensive care unit, expanded emergency department and 200-plus inpatient beds under the $1 billion Nepean Hospital redevelopment, with construction of the first hospital tower now complete.

Read more

Penrith businesses explore aerotropolis opportunities

15 June 2022

The business community explored the vision for the aerotropolis at the Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce Lights On Penrith event on Friday 17 June.

Read more

Penrith flexes its creative might

15 June 2022

The calibre of Penrith’s educational institutions, their alumni and our creative arts sector was showcased last month with the announcement of the Archibald Prize.

Read more

WSU, leader in sustainable development

14 June 2022

Western Sydney University (WSU) has been named number one in the world for its social, ecological and economic impact in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Read more

Penrith Made: Native Oils Australia

14 June 2022

Emu Plains company Native Oils Australia provides Australian grown ingredients for a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, industrial and cosmetics and works with household names such as Bosistos and doTERRA.

Read more

Open Streets events draw crowds

14 June 2022

Penrith City Council continues to activate our city centres and accelerate social and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through a variety of events, including May’s Open Streets program.

Read more

Penrith’s rural strengths in focus

22 April 2022

We often talk about Penrith City’s future as a highly connected urban centre, but did you know that a significant percentage of our City’s land area is rural?

Read more

Agribusiness and more shaping Penrith’s rural economy

22 April 2022

Penrith’s diverse local economy includes a range of industries that make use of the significant rural lands located in our City.

Read more

Penrith Made: Llandilo Eggs

22 April 2022

Penrith is responsible for 17.6% of all the eggs produced in NSW, and one of the long-standing businesses contributing to this output is Llandilo Eggs.

Read more

Council awarded for planning initiatives

22 April 2022

Penrith City Council’s innovative Places of Penrith framework has been recognised with a new award.

Read more

Amazon’s state of the art Penrith facility opens

22 April 2022

Amazon’s investment in Penrith has progressed to the next phase, with the official opening of their robotics fulfilment centre in Penrith’s east this month.

Read more

Penrith milk factory celebrates 100 years of local operations

22 April 2022

Manufacturing is the most significant industry in Penrith by way of output, and one local manufacturer is celebrating 100 years of operations this month.

Read more

Strategic plan for St Marys underway

22 April 2022

The vision for the future of Penrith’s second largest town centre is being shaped this year through Council’s St Marys Structure Plan.

Read more

Startups in focus at innovation round table

22 April 2022

The startup industry was in focus this month at Council’s Penrith Innovation Ecosystem Round Table event.

Read more

Investment to flow to Penrith via new program

16 March 2022

Penrith has been named as one of 15 Western Sydney local government areas to benefit from $5 billion of investment from the NSW Government’s WestInvest program.

Read more

Ready for take-off, Destination Penrith is primed for growth

07 March 2022

Penrith’s visitor economy is primed for growth as the country reopens and the opening of the Western Sydney International airport draws closer.

Read more

Custom Denning’s electric success

07 March 2022

Penrith’s innovative manufacturing credentials have been affirmed by the news that a local business will help transform NSW’s bus fleet.

Read more

CSIRO partnership enters second year

07 March 2022

Penrith City Council has commenced the second year of its successful partnership with the CSIRO to boost the skills of the future workforce.

Read more

Penrith continues to be on the rise

31 January 2022

The revitalisation of Penrith is well underway, and a recent video produced by the Penrith CBD Corporation illustrates the extent of investment in the City.

Read more

City Centres investment will see increase to activation program

28 January 2022

Penrith City Council is planning a series of events across the City’s two biggest centres after securing significant investment from the NSW Government.

Read more

Momentous occasion as new Mayor and council elected

19 January 2022

An expanded focus on growth and transformational projects in St Marys are among the directions highlighted by the newly elected Mayor of Penrith.

Read more

A creative approach to heat mitigation

19 January 2022

When it comes to the urban heat island effect, Penrith isn’t going to just ‘let it bee’, instead coming up with a creative solution to reduce temperatures in the City.

Read more

Microsoft plans to call Penrith home

19 January 2022

Microsoft is among the growing list of major organisations that are looking to Penrith for the future.

Read more

Penrith Made – Sydney Solvents

19 January 2022

Sydney Solvents is the focus of the latest edition of Penrith Made.

Read more

City welcomes over $8 million investment in early education

19 January 2022

Penrith City Council has approved several development applications in the last month that will see an increase to the childcare sector in the city.

Read more

Penrith’s sporting prowess to receive a major boost

19 January 2022

Penrith Stadium has been earmarked for a “massive overhaul” by the NSW Government in a move that will boost Penrith’s ability to deliver large-scale sporting and entertainment events.

Read more

Run a startup? We want to hear from you

06 December 2021

Council is taking the first step to maximise the economic benefits of innovation in the city through a survey to local startup enterprises.

Read more