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Phase 2 of the federal government’s infrastructure package provides funding for a wide-range of small-scale projects, including road resealments, the upgrade and renewal of off road car parks and select drainage upgrades, among others.

Three levels of government have welcomed the Hawkesbury’s vaccination progress, as new data reveals the community has reached a significant vaccination milestone. 

Data from the Australian Government shows that, as of 27 August 2021, 70.2% of people in the Blue Mountains Local Government Area have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

In addition to a number of other vital financial supports, grants of up to $75,000 are now open for eligible primary producers recovering from flood and storm damage under the Special Disaster Grants program. 

General practices in the Nepean Blue Mountains region start the staged roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations under Phase 1b of the Federal Government’s Vaccination Roll-out Strategy.

The Australian Government has activated the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment and Disaster Recovery Allowance, in addtion to the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

The much anticipated new play space at Glenbrook District Park is now complete and open for the community to enjoy.

Small and medium hotels, motels and serviced apartments across the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains are being encouraged to apply for a new grant program that can help reduce energy use, improve energy productivity and deliver carbon abatement.

 

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