Western Sydney News

Petition launched to save McCarthy name

Parents as well as current and former students are campaigning against a plan to change the name of McCarthy Catholic College in Emu Plains, arguing that the school’s history is being shunned.… read more

Four of five car park attackers plead guilty

The men facing the most serious charges relating to the brutal bashing of a young father in a Penrith car park earlier this year have pleaded guilty to the assault. Byron Donovan, 20, and Wendell Milgate, 21, fronted Penrith Local Court last Friday and formally entered pleas following protracted negotiations with the Crown. Wearing black […]… read more

St Clair house destroyed by fire

A crime scene has been established after a home was destroyed by fire in St Clair last night. Emergency services were called to the home on Strauss Road about 10.30pm on Tuesday, after reports a house was alight. On arrival NSW Fire and Rescue officers extinguished the fire with a number of residents self-evacuating. The […]… read more

First look at airport design

Australia has been given its first look at Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport with today’s release of the first design images. The design is the next step in Western Sydney International taking shape, with major earthworks set to commence next year that will lead to the construction of runways, roads, rail and the terminal. […]… read more