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VALE – Robert Dunn

Monday, 21 September 2020

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes has paid tribute to Pittwater’s first elected Mayor Robert Dunn.

Mr Dunn is fondly remembered for his relentless efforts in fighting to establish Pittwater Council out of the old Warringah Council, his astute knowledge of local issues, diligent work ethic, moral conscience and compassionate nature.

“No one displayed more passion and pride for Pittwater than Robert Dunn,” Rob Stokes said today.

“Robert had an unwavering compass for what’s right, and this was matched by his determination to achieve it.

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Service NSW App supporting COVID-safe check in

Friday, 18 September 2020

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes has welcomed the state-wide rollout of a new check-in feature on the Service NSW App.

The new feature enables customers to check in at hospitality venues with a NSW Government issued QR code – improving convenience and safety for patrons and businesses.

QR codes are similar to barcodes and, when scanned with a mobile phone, can automatically recognise your visit to a venue. 

The new service is free and can help business operators comply with their obligations under the COVID-19 Public Health Orders.

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Funds for local sporting clubs

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes is encouraging local sporting clubs and associations to apply for funds under the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program.

The $4.65 million program aims to increase regular and on-going involvement in sport and recreation activities, break down barriers to participation, improve local sporting facilities and foster community cohesion.

Grants of between $500 and $15,000 are available, and applications are being received until Wednesday, 7 October.

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Pittwater Secures On-Demand Public Transport

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced the Keoride on-demand transport trial in Pittwater has been further extended, as residents continue to enjoy the innovative public transport service.

Moving forward, the success of the pilot means on-demand public transport in Pittwater will become fully integrated into the public transport network with the renewal of the Region 8 network region contract in late-2021.

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