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Thousands of years of Indigenous land and fire management knowledge is being harnessed as part of a Morrison Government program to help local communities and regions better prepare for major bushfire events.

Cancelled last year due to essential COVID-19 health restrictions, the beloved Hawkesbury Show is returning in 2021, with Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, encouraging Sydneysiders to visit the Show.

Funding for bushfire recovery continues to be delivered for the Hawkesbury, with the Australian and New South Wales Governments today announcing that over $1.6 million will be invested across 13 projects. 

Funding for bushfire recovery continues to be delivered for the Blue Mountains, with the Australian and New South Wales Governments announcing that over $2.1 million will be invested across 20 projects.

The Morrison Government has approved funding for safety and amenity upgrades to the Katoomba and Springwood town centres, delivering on its local election commitments and supporting local jobs.

Traffic along Badgally Road is flowing smoothly after a $5.76 million upgrade to widen the major arterial road from two to four lanes was completed.

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.

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