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29 Sep

$3.25 MILLION ‘HOOKED’ FOR COMMUNITY FISHING PROJECTS

Fishers’ licence fees have been put to work, with more than $3.2 million reinvested into projects to further the State’s recreational fishing industry through new facilities, more fish stocking, research, and education.

Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall was at Lake Wallace near Lithgow today to announce that $53,000 has been made available for an accessible fishing platform among 37 local projects to receive funding through the NSW Recreational Fishing Trust grants.

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ICONIC BRIDLE TRACK MOVES A STEP CLOSER TO REOPENING

Bathurst Regional Council has now compulsory acquired properties around Monaghans Bluff allowing for work to reopen the Bridle Track to proceed.

This will once again allow traffic to flow from Bathurst to Hill End and return.

For years the Bridle Track linking Bathurst and Hill End has been closed to traffic due to rock slides, which has made the road impassable at Monaghans Bluff.

Bathurst Regional Council has now acquired land from three property landowners to be able to divert traffic around the Bluff.

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PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM FOR TOUCH FOOTY

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole has announced that the Bathurst Touch Football Association will receive a grant of $15,000 from the NSW Government.

 

The grant will allow the club to purchase a new public address system for its headquarters at Learmonth Park.

 

Mr Toole said the modern PA system in the clubhouse overlooking the playing fields will provide a huge boost to communication from the control room to players before, during and after games.

 

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07 Sep

$160 MILLION BATHURST CORRECTIONAL CENTRE EXPANSION OFFICIALLY OPENED

The expansion of the Bathurst Correctional Centre to increase its capacity by 220-beds is set to create an additional 92 jobs for the city.

A massive $160 million project, the construction of the new maximum-security wing is another milestone in the NSW Government’s $3.8 billion prison infrastructure plan.

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