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27 Oct

BATHURST SENIORS SKILL-UP IN GET ONLINE WEEK

Seniors in Bathurst are being encouraged to enhance their digital skills by enrolling in technology training programs during Get Online Week.

Member for Bathurst said it is vital no one is left behind as the community continues to embrace technology.

“Get Online Week revealed around four million Australians have low digital skills. So let’s change that and help our seniors to access services, do personal business online or use email and social media to communicate,” Mr Toole said.

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$1 MILLION FUNDING TO HELP LITHGOW ON THE PATH TO BUSHFIRE RECOVERY

Residents in bushfire impacted Lithgow will soon benefit from an infrastructure project through the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW and Commonwealth Governments.

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole today announced $1 million to help develop a local network of shared pathways providing locals with more opportunities to get outside and active as well as attract visitors to the region.

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BATHURST PUBLIC SCHOOL’S STUDENT SAFETY BOOST

Safety for students at Bathurst Public School will be boosted by two of 98 new school crossing supervisors rolling out across the state in the coming months, under the NSW Government’s $18.5 million commitment to improve student safety.   

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said the new supervisors would help with student movements before and after school at two crossings, located on the corner of Rocket and George Streets.

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19 Oct

BILL INTRODUCED TO SAFEGUARD FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE AND PROVIDE CERTAINTY FOR FARMERS

NSW farmers and private native forestry (PNF) operators have today been given much-needed certainty with the introduction of legislation to exempt agricultural activity from the State Environmental Planning Policy (Koala Habitat Protection).

Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall yesterday (Wednesday) introduced the Local Land Services Amendment Bill 2020, which is the result of robust negotiations to balance the property rights of farmers with the need to protect the State’s iconic koala population.

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