Small business flood recovery grants open
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Bega and Eurobodalla small businesses and not-for-profits can now apply for grants of up to $50,000 to help them recover from severe storm and flood events. The Storm and Flood Disaster Recovery Small Business Grant is designed to help cover the costs of clean-up and reinstatement of a small business or not-for-profit organisation’s operations who suffered direct physical damage as a result of the widespread storms and floods throughout November and December 2021. Liberal candidate for Bega, Dr Fiona Kotvojs, encouraged the affected local businesses and organisations to apply for this help wit ..read more
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Helping relieve housing pressure on Bega and Eurobodalla families
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The NSW Government is helping to relieve housing pressure in Bega and Eurobodalla by helping local councils to fast-track supply of shovel-ready land and deliver more homes. Liberal candidate for Bega, Dr Fiona Kotvojs, encouraged the Bega and Eurobodalla councils to apply for NSW Government funding, enabling infrastructure and public spaces, which will help speed up the delivery of new housing. “I am committed to bringing together our state and local governments, drawing on the State Government’s Regional Housing Taskforce’s report, to help improve our housing supply.” “Given the importance o ..read more
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South Australian hub a genomics powerhouse in the fight against cancer
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The Morrison Government is investing $15 million to help establish an innovative cancer genomics laboratory in South Australia, which aims to improve treatment options for Australians with cancer. The new laboratory will be established in SA Pathology. It will strengthen South Australia’s capacity in genomic diagnostic testing, which is key to finding new pathways for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. Minister for Health and Aged Care, Greg Hunt, said the Morrison Government was committed to funding breakthroughs in medical research, like genomics. “While survival rates in Austra ..read more
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Record funding for Australia’s winter Olympians
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The Morrison Government today backs Australia’s winter athletes as they kick-start their Olympic campaigns in Beijing. Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck said the Government’s continued support for our elite stars had strengthened their competitive footing for the fortnight ahead and beyond. Through the Australian Institute of Sport, the Government has invested more than $29.8 million directly into Australia’s winter athletes and sports over the past four years – an increase of almost 50 per cent on the previous Winter Olympic cycle. Funding to winter sports in this four-year preparation inclu ..read more
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Continuing focus on the global fight against cancer
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As we mark World Cancer Day, the Australian Government is urging all Australians to be aware of the early warning signs of cancer and take part in free screening programs for breast, cervical and bowel cancer. It is also a timely reminder of the steps all Australians can take to minimise cancer risk factors including tobacco use, obesity, and exposure to UV rays. Cancer can take a long time to develop, and screening can find cancer in the early stages. It can also find changes to cells before they become cancer or identify infections that may cause cancer in the future. Early detection and tre ..read more
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Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner reappointed
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The Commissioner for Aged Care Quality and Safety, Ms Janet Anderson PSM, has been reappointed for a further three years. Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, Richard Colbeck, said Ms Anderson had shown extraordinary leadership during a challenging time. “I congratulate and thank Ms Anderson for her leadership of the Commission over a period of major change that included new quality standards, additional functions and powers, sustained public scrutiny from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, and a challenging operating environment caused by the COVID-19 p ..read more
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Billions of Government dollars going to small and medium businesses
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Small and medium businesses are front and centre of the NSW Government’s focus when it comes to ensuring they get a larger share of the procurement pie. New figures reveal the Government spent around $34 billion on goods, services and construction in 2020/21, with almost $8 billion spent with SMEs over the financial year. The new data comes after the Government enhanced the way suppliers were classified, resulting in a more accurate and transparent snapshot of how it supported small and medium businesses. Minister for Finance and Employee Relations Damien Tudehope said the 2020/21 data showed ..read more
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Campbelltown Hospital pathology laboratory doubles in size
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NSW Health’s new pathology laboratory at Campbelltown Hospital has been doubled in size and received an equipment boost ensuring the people of south-west Sydney, one of the fastest growing areas in the country, has access to world-class testing facilities now and into the future. Premier Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Health Brad Hazzard today visited the refurbished NSW Health Pathology laboratory, which was opened in late 2021 as part of the hospital’s $632 million Stage 2 redevelopment. “Our Government’s record health investment is increasing pathology capacity across Sydney’s South-Wes ..read more
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Western Sydney to lead on space and advanced manufacturing skills
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Workers in Western Sydney will learn to produce the next wave of space technology and high-tech componentry as part of the first industry led short courses rolled out under the NSW Government’s $37 million New Education and Training Model (NETM). Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade and Minister for Western Sydney Stuart Ayres announced today that 15 education providers have been appointed to deliver the short courses, or “micro-credentials”. “Western Sydney University (WSU) and GE Additive, have formed the country’s first industry partnership on metal additive manufacturing which has ..read more
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Escape to Nature with Park’nPay
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Whether it’s a day trip to Kosciuszko, exploring the beaches of the Royal National Park or camping under the stars at the Blue Mountains, motorists will be able to pay their vehicle entry fee via Park’nPay as the app rolls out across national parks over the next couple of months. Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government Victor Dominello said the NSW Government’s Park’nPay app will be extended to allow people visiting national parks to use the app when purchasing their vehicle entry fee on-line. “The technology is a game changer and gives drivers the power to easily pay and top up f ..read more
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