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NSW Government Support Package for Local Businesses

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

The NSW Government today announced a major new grants package and changes to the Dine & Discover program to help small businesses and people across NSW impacted by the current COVID-19 restrictions.

The Northern Beaches Small Business Hardship Grant program provided a great template which means the roll-out of these new grants can be more streamlined.

The grants will be available from mid-July and full details will be available shortly on the Service NSW website.

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COVID-19 Pittwater Community Update

Monday, 28 June 2021

The pandemic has been a rollercoaster ride of emotions for everyone and we’re all looking forward to a future without lockdowns – but COVID’s ability to duck and weave means we need to rally again as a community.

The response of Pittwater residents during the Christmas lockdown is a textbook example of how a community can work together alongside health officials to help stop an outbreak.

We know the drill, we know what works, and we know what the current restrictions are intending to achieve – so let’s get through this!

A few key points:

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Funding for Careel Creek Improvements

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced the NSW Government is providing $143,000 to Northern Beaches Council to support the clean-up of Careel Creek at Avalon Beach.

“Careel Creek weaves its way through the Avalon community on its way to Careel Bay and is a well-known local landmark,” Rob Stokes said today.

“Local bushcare volunteers have been fantastic in regenerating stretches of the creek bank, and the upcoming works will provide an important boost to these efforts.”

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Construction to Begin on Major Upgrade at Mona Vale Public School

Friday, 18 June 2021

The Mona Vale Public School community will soon benefit from upgraded facilities, with site works commencing next week.

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today said the major upgrade will deliver new innovative, flexible classrooms as well as upgraded existing teaching spaces across many of the school’s buildings. 

“Educational facilities are among the most important pieces of infrastructure we can deliver,” Rob Stokes said today.

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