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Construction Funding Secured for North Narrabeen Schools

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced construction funding has been secured in the 2021/22 NSW Budget for the Narrabeen Education Precinct.

Major upgrades are planned for core facilities and learning spaces at Narrabeen North Public School and Narrabeen Sports High School, along with improved connectivity between both schools and new sporting facilities for shared use with the community.

The project forms part of a $2.1 billion budget allocation by the NSW Government to deliver 44 new and upgraded schools across NSW.

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Zero Emission Buses Coming To Pittwater

Friday, 28 May 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced that Pittwater will be at the forefront of the NSW Government’s transition to quiet and clean public transport technology.

Keolis Downer, operator of Pittwater’s highly popular Keoride on-demand public transport service, has been appointed as the new operator of local bus services on the northern beaches and lower north shore.

The contract will see electric buses progressively replacing the existing local fleet over the next eight years.

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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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