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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.

Over $2.4 million in funding has been awarded to schools and cultural and community organisations across Western Sydney under round four of the Morrison Government’s Safer Communities Grants program.

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