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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.

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.