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26 Jun

NSW GOVERNMENT HELPS BORG SPRINGBOARD INTO $1.65 MILLION RECYCLING INITIATIVE

The NSW Government has approved a $1.65 million upgrade to the Borg timber processing and manufacturing plant in Oberon that will create 20 new construction jobs and help the Australian-owned and operated company remain competitive in a global industry.

 

Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole said the Borg facility upgrade will allow the company to transition into manufacturing recycled particle board, while also supporting more than 180 locals employed at the plant. 

 

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26 Jun

LOCAL SPORTSGROUND GETS STIMULUS UPGRADES

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole today announced the Tony Luchetti Sportsground at Lithgow will benefit from more than $47,000 in funding as part of the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus package.

 

Mr Toole said the popular venue at Lithgow is one of many across the state to receive funding to upgrade and improve the safety, use and condition of the infrastructure and support jobs in local economies.

 

“This funding of $47,319 will see the installation of an automatic irrigation system for the number two field at Tony Luchetti Sportsground,” Mr Toole said.

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26 Jun

$8 MILLION GREAT WESTERN HIGHWAY SAFETY UPGRADES AT MEADOW FLAT START TODAY

A two kilometre stretch of the Great Western Highway near the Meadow Flat Public School is set to undergo an $8 million safety upgrade.

Bathurst MP Paul Toole said work on the improvements would start today (June 1) and are expected to take three months to complete, weather permitting.

“This section of the Great Western Highway, 28 kilometres west of Lithgow, is a key route for residents, visitors and the freight industry alike, connecting the centres of Lithgow and Bathurst,” Mr Toole said.

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ASSISTANTS IN MEDICINE: WELCOME TO BATHURST

Bathurst MP Paul Toole has this morning welcomed 17 Assistants in Medicine (AiM) to Bathurst Hospital.

This follows the decision by the Bathurst Health Service to participate in a new initiative that will see final year medical students trained to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mr Toole said that NSW Health announced around 200 final year medical students will work in hospitals across the state in non-COVID hospital wards as Assistants in Medicine (AiM) as part of the NSW COVID-19 response.

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