NSW Budget Must Unlock Opportunities in the West

A critical metro package, new community health hubs, funding to boost social housing and tackling the escalating domestic violence crisis have been singled out as priorities for Greater Western Sydney (GWS) ahead of the NSW Budget on June 18. Leading regional think tank, the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue, has identified investment opportunities that will generate […]

Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2 to Turbocharge the West

Leading advocacy group, the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue, has welcomed the long-awaited funding announcement for Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail. Dialogue CEO, Adam Leto, said news of the $2 billion-plus investment to connect Sydney Olympic Park with Parramatta CBD would “turbocharge” the growing region. “After years of uncertainty, this funding announcement ensures that […]

GWS “Critical” to the Nation’s Future

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese today declared that Western Sydney would be “absolutely critical” to the nation’s future prosperity. Speaking exclusively at the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue’s 2024 Prime Ministers Luncheon, Mr Albanese outlined a vision for a future made in Australia that put Western Sydney at its core. “Western Sydney reflects the aspiration that […]

Hip Pocket Wins for GWS in Federal Budget

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue welcomes the Federal Government’s investment in Greater Western Sydney (GWS) to address the cost-of-living crisis, fund critical infrastructure and build capacity, to place the region at the heart of the nation’s future economic growth. The Federal Budget revealed tax, rent and energy bill relief for GWS residents and a $1.9 […]

Super Airport Precinct Ready for Take-Off

Plans to develop a new “Superlot” and construction starting on the Western Sydney International Airport (WSI) Business Precinct were today unveiled at the first Airport City Summit. More than 450 delegates from business, industry and the community attended the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue’s inaugural summit, which marked 1,000 days until Sydney’s first 24-hour international airport […]

Landmark Medical Hub to Transform SW Sydney

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue today joined the official launch of the Lang Walker AO Medical Research Building – Macarthur, as work starts on the cutting-edge health facility in Sydney’s south-west. Dialogue CEO, Adam Leto, said the $47.5 million centre will bring together leading researchers and clinicians, marking the transformation of the Campbeltown Health and […]

Penrith Beach Set to Make a Splash Out West

The opening of Western Sydney’s Penrith Beach is set to make a splash with Western Sydney locals this Summer, says the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue, as residents brace for another season of scorching temperatures. With the mercury soaring out West today, Dialogue CEO Adam Leto said the long-awaited opening of the site was a watershed […]

Big Win for Bankstown as New Hospital Locked in

The NSW Government’s decision to relocate the Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital to the current TAFE site is a positive move that has the potential to catalyse the development of a leading health and education precinct in Greater Western Sydney, according to the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue.  Announced today by NSW Health Minister Ryan Park MP, the $1.3 […]

Rosehill Mini-City and Metro on the Right Track

Plans to transform Rosehill Racecourse into a new mini-city with a metro stop are on the right track to deliver for Sydney’s booming west, according to the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue. Chairman of the leading advocacy group, Christopher Brown AM, said the bold plan will mean much-needed housing and transport connections for the region. “The […]

Warm Welcome for Penrith Beach this Summer

News that Western Sydney Lakes will be opened as a pristine swimming spot for the people of the region has been given a warm welcome by long-term supporters, the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue. Dialogue CEO Adam Leto said the new Penrith Beach at the Lakes site had the potential to become an iconic public recreation […]