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Blue Mountains: Squeaky Wheel Wins Some!
27 Jun 2016
Blue Mountains: Squeaky Wheel Wins Some!
Member for Blue Mountains, Trish Doyle MP, summed up the State Budget by saying: “This budget fails our community in many ways. It fails the pupils and parents and teachers in our schools. It fails the patients in our hospitals.” 
NAIDOC in the Blue Mountains 2016
27 Jun 2016
NAIDOC in the Blue Mountains 2016
The 2016 National Aboriginal and Islander Day of Celebration (NAIDOC) in the Mountains will see Blue Mountains City Council, the Aboriginal Advisory Council and the Blue Mountains Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre (ACRC) host a range of events from 4 to 29 July. 
Memories of Jackie Brooks
26 Jun 2016
Memories of Jackie Brooks
Saturday 25th June would have been Jacki Brooks' 114th Birthday. In memory of this prominent member of the Blue Mountains Aboriginal Community, his grandson Jay would like to share these stories of two of Jackie's winning football games, published in Blue Mountains newspapers in the 1920's and 30's. 
Council Connects Woodford Community with New Footpath
26 Jun 2016
Council Connects Woodford Community with New Footpath
Blue Mountains City Council has completed the construction of a new footpath along Railway Parade and Park Road in Woodford, providing safe pedestrian access for local residents, including school children, to walk between north and south Woodford. 
‘Share Some Warmth’ - Last Chance to Donate!
26 Jun 2016
‘Share Some Warmth’ - Last Chance to Donate!
Calling all local Businesses! Since the beginning of June, the Penrith Community has rallied together to provide some warmth to people experiencing homelessness in the area, donating over 200 blankets, sleeping bags and tinned food items to date. 
Labor Will Fibre Up The Blue Mountains
25 Jun 2016
Labor Will Fibre Up The Blue Mountains
A Shorten Labor Government will roll out 21st century optic fibre to up to 28,000 local homes and businesses in the Blue Mountains. 
The Goon Show Live! In Katoomba This July
25 Jun 2016
The Goon Show Live! In Katoomba This July
It's Yulefest time again, and Entertainment Blue Mountains' regular dinner and show event is on again! It's hard to believe that The Goon Show LIVE! has been successfully running since 2013, and people keep on coming back for more! 
Road Upgrades for Hawkesbury Showground
25 Jun 2016
Road Upgrades for Hawkesbury Showground
Hawkesbury Showground will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government with the announcement on 22nd June of a $300,000 commitment to the upgrading of roads within the Showground. Minister for Major Projects, Territories and Local Government, Paul Fletcher joined Federal Member for Macquarie Louise Markus to announce this commitment. 
June 24th is International ‘Take Your Dog to Work Day’
24 Jun 2016
June 24th is International ‘Take Your Dog to Work Day’
Employers are today asked to open their doors to their pet owning employees to encourage and promote the benefits of pet ownership and animal adoption. 
Labor Will Fix Mobile Blackspots In Macquarie
24 Jun 2016
Labor Will Fix Mobile Blackspots In Macquarie
A Shorten Labor Government will help fix mobile blackspots across the Macquarie electorate. Shadow Minister for Communications, Jason Clare, and Labor candidate for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, yesterday announced that a Shorten Labor Government will give priority to under-serviced regional areas of New South Wales. 
$100,000 Commitment to Bowens Creek Fire Trail
24 Jun 2016
$100,000 Commitment to Bowens Creek Fire Trail
Residents of the Macquarie electorate and visitors to the region will benefit from the opening of the Bowens Creek Fire Trail, following the announcement on Wednesday 22nd June of a $100,000 commitment by the Turnbull Government. 
Going Walkabout in Sydney’s Blue Mountains
24 Jun 2016
Going Walkabout in Sydney’s Blue Mountains
The term ‘walkabout’ is synonymous with Australia in many travellers’ imaginations. It’s not surprising, then, to find a proliferation of activities identifying themselves as such, from bushwalking to city street outings, bus excursions and zoo tours. 
Millions For Penrith in 2016-17 NSW Budget
23 Jun 2016
Millions For Penrith in 2016-17 NSW Budget
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith today welcomed the release of the 2016-17 New South Wales budget that sees the government continue to deliver for the people of Penrith. 
Explore Blue Mountains History with a Creative Twist
23 Jun 2016
Explore Blue Mountains History with a Creative Twist
The Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Trail Open Day is set to return on Saturday 2 July 2016 and brings with it a new creative opportunity for visitors. Local businesses and organisations throughout the region will once again open their doors and once again visitors are encouraged to get out their cameras and share their creative flair for a chance to win exciting prizes. 
Yellow Rock To Receive Mobile Coverage Under Turnbull Coalition Team’s Mobile Black Spot Programme
22 Jun 2016
Yellow Rock To Receive Mobile Coverage Under Turnbull Coalition Team’s Mobile Black Spot Programme
Louise Markus, Federal Member for Macquarie, announced on Monday that Yellow Rock is set to receive mobile coverage under a re-elected Turnbull Government. 
Labor’s Positive Policy for Early Education and Care Welcomed by Parents
22 Jun 2016
Labor’s Positive Policy for Early Education and Care Welcomed by Parents
Blue Mountains parents have welcomed news that Labor will increase child care support and make this funding available to families sooner than under the Liberals. Labor candidate for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, said Labor’s policy would deliver child care support from 1 January 2017, not in two years as proposed by Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals. 
‘Youth’ Wins Out in Poetry Slam
22 Jun 2016
‘Youth’ Wins Out in Poetry Slam
On Thursday 16th June the title of Blue Mountains Slam Champion went to newcomer 15 year old Chloe Humphrys for her poem Youth, a spirited and brilliant examination of how it feels to be young and on the brink of entering the adult world. Chloe, a student at St Columba’s High School, delivered her poem with assured ‘Slam’ confidence and perfect timing at the Australian Poetry Slam heat in Katoomba Library in front of over 100 audience members. 
Support for Winmalee Rural Fire Brigade
21 Jun 2016
Support for Winmalee Rural Fire Brigade
Winmalee Rural Fire Service will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement today of a $17,000 commitment for bush clearing equipment, office furniture and IT upgrade. 
$500,000 for Great Blue Mountains Trail Extension
21 Jun 2016
$500,000 for Great Blue Mountains Trail Extension
On Friday 17 June 2016, Labor Candidate for Macquarie, Susan Templeman, announced that - if elected on 2 July - a Shorten Labor government would contribute $500,000 towards the construction of a new walking and cycling track in the Blue Mountains. 
Council Improves Carparking at Popular Summerhayes Park
21 Jun 2016
Council Improves Carparking at Popular Summerhayes Park
Blue Mountains City Council has completed an upgrade of the carpark at the popular Summerhayes Park, Winmalee, creating a bigger, safer and more accessible parking area.

Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said the carpark upgrade is a welcome improvement to one of the most heavily used sportsgrounds in the City. 
Council Completes Road Improvements in Blaxland
20 Jun 2016
Council Completes Road Improvements in Blaxland
Blue Mountains City Council has recently completed resealing the busy Railway Parade and Wilson Way roundabout in Blaxland.

Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said, “I am pleased that the Council was able to combine the reseal of Railway Parade and improvements to the Wilson Way roundabout using special rate variation funding resulting in a better outcomes for the community.” 
Economic Roundtable Informs City's Economic Future
20 Jun 2016
Economic Roundtable Informs City's Economic Future
One of the world’s leading scholars and practitioners of urban policy, Professor Ed Blakely, addressed Blue Mountains City Council’s economic roundtable, the next step in the development of its economic strategy. 
Blue Mountains resident finalist in regional Australia's richest opera prize $15,000
20 Jun 2016
Blue Mountains resident finalist in regional Australia's richest opera prize $15,000
Tabatha McFadyen is a Wentworth Falls resident who is one of seven finalists in the national Dame Joan Sutherland Award Competition 2016. It is regional Australia's richest and most prestigious opera award for up-and-coming divas and male vocalists.

The finals showdown is in Noosa, Queensland on Friday 22 July 
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