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Blue Mountains City Council has been awarded $19,016 for the Wollemi Artisan Market and Laneway Activation project under the Morrison Government’s Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants program.

Five Ex-Service Organisations (ESO) in Western Sydney which provides advocacy services to veterans and their families have received funding as part of the Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program.

Trading conditions, tourism, red tape and local projects are among the topics on which Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, is seeking feedback on from local businesses as part of a series of business surveys launched in the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Parramatta.

Local family and children service providers in Western Sydney will continue to provide family and children services through the Morrison Government’s extension of funding for another 12 months.

The Morrison Government has announced the establishment of a $12 million Wildlife and Habitat Bushfire Recovery Program to help with the recovery of wildlife and habitats following a roundtable organised by Senator Marise Payne and led by the Minister for the Environment, the Hon Sussan Ley MP.

Hawkesbury residents will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

The Councils have been invited to apply for the Morrison Government’s Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grants which are focused on encouraging tourists to return to the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains in the wake of the bushfires.

Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, said the announcement was great news for the Lower Blue Mountains.

Western Sydney Airport has now entered Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with a total of 12 major international freight companies to collaborate on the design of the new freight precinct.

The Morrison Government is funding series of projects through Greening Australia that will enhance the protection of native habitats, build capacity in our native seed and nursery industry, and deliver a ten-year native seed and landscape restoration strategy.

Key environmental, government and community stakeholders from across the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains attended a roundtable alongside the Chair of The Wildlife and Threatened Species Bushfire Recovery Expert Panel today.

Three key projects delivering improved health and water quality to the Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers have been approved under the Morrison Government’s $100 million Environment Restoration Fund.

Bushfire-hit communities in the Blue Mountains and Hawkebsury will be able to rebuild sooner with an initial and immediate $1 million grant from the Morrison Government.



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