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09 Jul

$1.7 MILLION TO COMPLETE 20 YEAR FLOOD PROGRAM

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole today announced that Bathurst Regional Council has been successful in receiving $1.7 million for floodplain management through the NSW Government’s Floodplain Management grants program.
Mr Toole said the grant was awarded under the 2018-19 Floodplain Management Program and will allow Council to complete the final stage of the levee system. This will assist in managing local flood levels, risk and exposure in the Bathurst region.

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09 Jul

$375,000 FOR COUNCILS IN BATHURST ELECTORATE

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole today announced a $375,000 grant to a group of councils led by Bathurst Regional Council through the NSW Government’s $4 million Council Regional Capacity Building Program.
“This grant will enable Bathurst, Oberon, Lithgow and Mid-Western Councils to employ a skilled contaminated land professional for up to three years,” Mr Toole said.

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09 Jul

MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BATHURST AND WALLERAWANG PRESCHOOLERS

Preschoolers in the Bathurst electorate will have even more reasons to smile, thanks to an additional funding boost from the NSW Government for the Pied Piper Preschool and the Bathurst Early Childhood Intervention Service.
Pied Piper Preschool will receive $700,000 as part of the NSW Government’s Start Strong Capital Works Grants program for an extension to build an additional room to their existing facility.

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09 Jul

LITHGLOW SET TO GO FROM STRENGTH-TO-STRENGTH

Bathurst MP Paul Toole today announced that one of the region’s latest events, LithGlow has secured $20,000 from the NSW Government’s 2019 Incubator Event Fund.
Mr Toole said the Fund assists rural and regional events in their first or second year to grow attendance and boost the local visitor economy.
“Whether it’s food and wine events or music and sporting festivals, we know that events like LithGlow play an important role in driving additional overnight visitation to the Lithgow region and this helps to create more jobs,” Mr Toole said.

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