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Women’s Experience Undervalued in Penrith Council?

Media Release issued on 18 September 2014 Greens Councillor, Michelle Tormey, thinks Penrith would benefit from a female mayor. Since 1960, women have sat in the top job for only six of the 54 years, which is about 10% of … Continue reading

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Australia Day Citizenship Celebrations 2013

Greens MLC Cate Faehrmann and Councillor Michelle Tormey had a chat to Mr Lukmann Durosinm, an electrical engineer from Nigeria. Here he is celebrating with his wife Liliam, daughters Esther and Precious, and their sons, Caleb and David.

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Australia Day Citizenship Celebrations 2013

Greens MLC Cate Faehrmann and Councillor Michelle Tormey with Australian Egyptian father Mohamed El Molla, his wife Nadia Ahmed and their baby Abdullah. Mohamed is continuing his studies and specialising in neurosurgery. He is presently located at Nepean Hospital, and … Continue reading

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Australia Day Citizenship Celebrations 2013

A lovely Australia Day morning, sharing a special moment in the lives of our newest Australian citizens. Councillor Michelle Tormey was honoured to have special guest MLC Hon Cate Faehrman along with her. Here they are with Tim Shaw, the … Continue reading

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A Message to Penrith City Council: E2 Environmental Conservation Land, Castlereagh

The following was sent as an email to her fellow Penrith City councillors by Greens Councillor Michelle Tormey. Dear Councillor Colleagues, I write to you today to in regards to the recent report to council regarding the LEP Stage 2, … Continue reading

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Cumberland Plain Woodlands In Danger

At Monday night’s council meeting, Cr. Michelle Tormey spoke out for the community’s right to challenge an imminent threat to the remnants of the Cumberland Plain Woodlands. This latest threat to the woodland remnants comes in the form of pressure … Continue reading

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Penrith Council Endorses Inequity for Property Owners

At last night’s council meeting, Penrith City Council voted in favour of endorsing a discussion paper released by the State government, titled Funding Our Emergency Services, in which the State government is proposing the introduction of a new property based … Continue reading

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