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Senator Payne encourages students across Western Sydney to apply for STEM grants

The latest round of the Australian Government’s Sponsorship Grants opened recently, which helps fund primary and high school students to participate in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) events.

Senator Payne announces new grant funding to support migrant integration across Western Sydney

Senator Payne said the grants will help not-for-profit organisations deliver programs and activities that give migrants the best chance of succeeding in Australia. 

Local leadership, international horizons: new grant funding to support local students across Western Sydney
New grant funding is now available as part of the Liberal-National Government’s $118.9 million Endeavour Leadership Program. 
 
Senator Payne announces funding boost for Penrith, Blue Mountains & Hawkesbury City Councils

Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, said the funding boost will help Councils fund important local projects.  

Safety upgrades announced for key section of the Great Western Highway in the Blue Mountains

Major work on safety improvements along the Great Western Highway between Katoomba and Mount Victoria is set to start following the award of the contract for the essential upgrade. 

Schools across Western Sydney to receive educational kits for Remembrance Day

It is important that young people have an awareness and understanding of our history to help ensure that we never forget the service and sacrifice made by our service men and women.

Senator Payne announces new funds for local community safety across Western Sydney

The Safer Communities Fund is an Australian Government commitment to keep Australians safe and secure by enhancing the efforts of local councils and community organisations to address crime and antisocial behaviour.  

Busy Glenbrook intersection lights up with new upgrades

Under the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan, the intersection of the Great Western Highway and Ross Street has recieved a much-needed safety upgrade. 

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