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Pittwater Sporting Clubs Awarded Defibrillator Grants

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced NSW Government funding for the introduction of life-saving defibrillators at key local sporting clubs.

The NSW Government’s $4 million Local Sport Defibrillation Program will see more than 2,500 Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) installed at community sporting clubs over the next four years.

Early access to CPR and defibrillation can influence cardiac arrest survival rates by up to 75 percent.

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New Palliative Care Unit at Mona Vale Hospital

Friday, 16 March 2018

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes has announced plans for Mona Vale Hospital’s dedicated inpatient palliative care unit.

The new unit will be part of a new inpatient building to be constructed on the far-eastern side of the hospital’s campus.

“This is an ideal location for an increasingly important service that’s never been available in this way on the northern beaches,” Rob Stokes said.

“The new unit will take advantage of the coastal surrounds and planners will carefully incorporate this into the detailed design.

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Plans Accelerate for Mona Vale Road East Upgrade

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced the NSW Roads and Maritime Services is progressing plans for the upgrade of Mona Vale Road East, between Ingleside and Mona Vale, with tenders for the project now invited.

The NSW Government is funding this essential project to improve safety and traffic flow for the thousands of motorists who use Mona Vale Road daily.

“This is a key milestone in this vital project,” Rob Stokes said today.

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Funds Available to Support Active Kids

Friday, 16 February 2018

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes is reminding parents to take advantage of the NSW Government’s Active Kids rebate when registering their children for sport programs this year.

The NSW Government will contribute $100 for every school-aged child towards the cost of sports registration or fees for physical activities such as swimming, dance and athletics.

Over $200 million has been allocated towards the scheme over the next four years.

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