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Financial Support for Local Musicians

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

In a major boost for local musicians, Narrabeen RSL Club is among 162 organisations across NSW to receive an injection of funds as part of the NSW Government’s $24 million Live Music Support Package.

The program assists live music venues that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19 related restrictions over the past year, and helps them to support the revival of this key industry by engaging musicians and hosting gigs.

“Live music is such a vital part of the cultural and creative makeup of our community,” Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes said today.

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Currawong 10th Anniversary Funding

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced additional funding to support the ongoing restoration of the Currawong Beach cottages.

A further $148,000 has been allocated under the NSW Government’s 2021 Heritage Grants Program to celebrate 10 years since Currawong was returned to public ownership. This brings the total amount allocated by the NSW Government to support the restoration project to more than $2.9 million.

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Support for Pittwater's Small Businesses

Friday, 30 April 2021

Northern Beaches Small Business Hardship Grants are available, adding to a suite of stimulus measures designed to assist local businesses impacted over the Christmas and New Year lockdown.

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes said cash grants of $3,000 or $5,000 can now be applied for through Service NSW.

“Pittwater’s small businesses took a bit hit during the lockdown in order to help protect our community,” Rob Stokes said today.

“These grants help cover business operating expenses – such as utilities, rent, financial advice, and marketing,” said Mr Stokes.

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Millions for Local School Improvements

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced more than $3 million for school infrastructure projects throughout Pittwater.

Funding totalling $3.025 million has been allocated towards infrastructure projects at eight local schools, as part of the latest round of the NSW Government’s Metro Renewal Program.

The program is co-funding more than 200 projects at schools across Metropolitan NSW – including new toilet blocks, classrooms, playgrounds, staff rooms and outdoor learning spaces.

Projects being funded in Pittwater include:

 

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