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On the drawing board

23 August 2019

Council is considering plans for an Aged Care Facility, in Jordan Springs Boulevarde, Jordan Springs worth $32 million. The project includes 144 rooms and associated facilities across 5 storeys.

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The future of advanced manufacturing

23 August 2019

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre will run a workshop at Western Sydney University on Wednesday 28 August.

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Workshop shapes transport strategy

23 August 2019

Council staff and other key stakeholders attended a Transport for NSW workshop at the Civic Centre in July to further unpack the Greater Penrith Collaboration Place-Based Transport Strategy.

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Trading on a high

23 August 2019

Council recently completed city-shaping upgrades to High Street – Penrith’s main street and heart of our city centre – but work is far from over. Council’s focus is now on promoting and marketing the new look street as a great place to shop, eat and visit.

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Local research unlocks clue to deadly flu

23 August 2019

Nepean Hospital’s Associate Professor Benjamin Tang’s latest research has achieved a breakthrough in why otherwise healthy people develop severe complications, and in some cases die, from influenza.

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WSU hot favourites in solar race

23 August 2019

The Western Sydney University Solar Car Team launched ‘Unlimited 3.0’, their brand-new solar car on Wednesday 7 August.

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Land sale spells investment opportunity

23 August 2019

The recent sale of 47-hectares of employment land adjacent to the North Penrith industrial precinct highlights the amazing level of opportunity in our City.

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What’s in the Deal?

23 August 2019

Council joined leading government agencies to run a pop-up City Deal Community Engagement booth in the Mondo on Tuesday 30 July. The Western Sydney City Deal, signed in March last year, with a range of initiatives and infrastructure projects that will together deliver significant benefits to the communities of the eight Councils of Western Sydney.

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Learn more about Airport opportunity

23 August 2019

The Forum On Western Sydney Airport (FOWSA) will open its meeting to members of the public following a community drop-in information session at Campbelltown RSL on Saturday 7 September. 

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$80 million investment in ‘mega shed’

23 August 2019

A 50,000sqm warehouse will be built by Cadence Property Group next to the existing O-I manufacturing facility in Andrews Road, Penrith, allowing O-I to expand operations.

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Council part of Aerotropolis Summit

23 August 2019

Council’s Director City Futures Kylie Powell recently took part in a panel discussion at the 3rd Annual Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit.

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Sowing seeds for a thriving Agribusiness sector

23 August 2019

Council has identified agribusiness as a sector ripe with potential of the future of Penrith New West.

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Penrith made – manufacturing

23 August 2019

Kicking off our Penrith made series sees a focus on manufacturing – a stalwart of the Western Sydney GDP, and Penrith’s most productive industry, contributing $858 million to the local economy and providing 7,319 jobs.

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Penrith products make their mark

23 August 2019

Over the years, Penrith has been on the map as a manufacturing hub – from zippers to airline meals, suits to sake, our City has been home to a range of innovative businesses and thriving sectors whose products find their way to almost every corner of the globe.

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Confidence in airport sky high

23 August 2019

Defence giant BAE Systems, leaders in 3D printing GE Additive and German logistics powerhouse DB Schenker are among companies committed to invest in the Western Sydney Aerotopolis.

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Brimming with health – The Quarter comes to life

23 July 2019

Penrith’s multi-million dollar health and education precinct The Quarter, is beginning to take shape with plans for Cornerstone, a one-stop health destination, the expansion of Nepean Private Hospital and a specialist medical centre, Somerset, underway.

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Positioned to become an international agribusiness hub

23 July 2019

How Western Sydney is well positioned to become an international agribusiness hub was the focus of the inaugural Fresh Conference hosted by the Sydney Business Chamber.

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Export workshop on going global

23 July 2019

Ahead of the opening of the Western Sydney International Airport, local businesses wanting to break into international markets will have an opportunity to get tips from experts at a workshop in Penrith next month.

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On the drawing board

22 July 2019

Development applications recently approved or being considered.

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First glimpse at new airport

22 July 2019

While the official visitor’s centre won’t open until September, community groups are already getting a first glimpse at the site preparations for the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.

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Specialist centre to tackle cancer

22 July 2019

Construction is well underway on Penrith’s newest specialist centre, further demonstrating the strength of The Quarter as a dedicated health and education precinct.

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Penrith wins on infrastructure spending

22 July 2019

Billions of dollars are pouring into Penrith with a number of major infrastructure projects announced during the recent State and Federal election campaigns.

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We have lift off

22 July 2019

An important milestone in the $1bn redevelopment of Nepean Hospital took off this month with the opening of the hospital’s helipad.

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Aerotropolis set to get smart!

22 July 2019

Western Sydney’s aerotropolis will become a smart, sustainable city from the ground up, after an MOU was signed between the Western City and Aerotropolis Authority and SUEZ, an international resource management company committed to minimising environmental impacts.

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Mechanic turns bus company full circle

22 July 2019

The wheels on this company’s buses will keep going round now that there’s a new driver on the route. Scott Dunn took only a few short weeks to rebuild what is believed to be the State’s only full-scale bus manufacturing business and the workforce that goes with it, located in St Marys, where they recently completed their 100th bus.

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Hart’s Landing a winner all round

22 July 2019

Evolve Housing, who worked to develop Penrith’s Harts Landing, a mix of public and private housing in Lord Sheffield Circuit, has won three awards at the NSW Professional Excellence in Housing Awards.

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Long history sets scene for transport hub

22 July 2019

St Marys’ history in the transport industry will culminate with its new role as the heart of a major public transport hub once the region’s North South Rail is built.

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Penrith’s opportunities a Catalyst

22 July 2019

Penrith is the Heart of the New West in Regional Development Australia Sydney’s latest edition of The Catalyst.

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Who’s who in Penrith

22 July 2019

As our city continues to grow and change, we need to know how our city will be affected and what its future needs will be.

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Penrith Showcased

27 June 2019

Penrith features in this month’s leading development and investment magazine Urban Icon magazine.

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