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Our Place focuses on what’s unique about living in Penrith: our enviable lifestyle, excellent sporting and recreation facilities, green open spaces, vibrant local events and the many local opportunities for families to learn, grow and exercise.
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09 March 2020
Many of us don’t know, but the Penrith area has one of the most sustainable, forward-thinking waste systems in NSW. Only a handful of local Councils offer it across the state, and Penrith is the only one in the Sydney Metropolitan area. It’s called Food Organics and Garden Organics, or FOGO for short.
09 March 2020
We’ve all heard the crushing number – one billion native animals killed and over 15 million acres of habitat lost in the horror of last summer’s bushfires. But as fierce as that loss was, the response has been just as powerful: these are stories of some local heroes, and how you can help.