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More than $18 million secured for Wakehurst Parkway flood mitigation

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

The NSW Government has allocated a further $13.1 million in the State Budget to support the introduction of flood mitigation along Wakehurst Parkway.

The funding will be added to $5 million secured for the project in 2017, bringing the total NSW Government allocation to $18.1 million, and enabling a strategic works schedule to be implemented.

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New rescue vessel boosts safety on Pittwater

Saturday, 14 November 2020

The waterways of the northern beaches will be safer after the official commissioning of a new $613,000 rescue vessel for Marine Rescue NSW, ahead of the busy summer season.

NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott joined Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes, Member for Mackellar Jason Falinski, and Marine Rescue NSW Commissioner Stacey Tannos to officially welcome the new vessel, Broken Bay 30, to the MRNSW fleet.

Mr Elliott said the vessel will be an asset ahead of what is expected to be a very busy summer on the waterways.

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B-Line to operate 24/7 alongside high frequency local bus network

Friday, 09 October 2020

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced a big B-Line boost to 24/7 operations and more high frequency feeder services added to the timetable in response to changing travel patterns.

The popularity of the B-Line, the launch of new routes such as the 199 between Palm Beach and Manly, the introduction of the Keoride on-demand service, and the COVID-19 pandemic have seen significant shifts in how and when people are using public transport.

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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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