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  • A Renaissance For Regional Arts And Culture

    Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams is encouraging local artists, performers and organisations to share ideas both big and small for local infrastructure and arts projects to deliver long-term cultural benefits to the community.The $100 million Regional Cultural Fund is part of the Deputy Premier’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund to improve economic outcomes as well as local amenities and standard of living across regional NSW communities.Mrs Williams said the Fund would support t...  Read More...

  • Local Community Training Boost

    Port Macquarie Community College and the Camden Haven Community College have been selected among 34 community education and training providers throughout the State to benefit from almost $19 million in State Government investment for community training.Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams said the NSW Adult Community Education (ACE) Community Service Obligation (CSO) program helped thousands of regional and remote learners in NSW get access to formal education and training to help the...  Read More...

  • Capital Works Grants To Expand Early Childhood Education Place In Port Macquarie

    Families in Port Macquarie will have more opportunities to find preschool places following an investment of $30,000 to upgrade early childhood education services as part of the NSW Government $8 million Capital Works program.Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams announced St Columba Anglican School received funding to give children quality early education in improved facilities.“It’s great to hear that local families will benefit from upgrades to our local services, making it a ...  Read More...

  • NSW Government Targets Feral Pests

    The NSW Government has released its response to the Natural Resource Commission’s (NRC) review of pest animal management, with a stronger focus on regional pest management a key priority going forward.Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams said each Local Land Services (LLS) region will develop its own regional pest animal management plan to ensure that pest animal management tools, actions and investments are targeted to the specific needs and impacts in each region.“Regional pe...  Read More...

  • 2017 Community Building Partnership Grants Program

    Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams is encouraging local not-for-profit groups to apply for funding through the 2017 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.“CBP grants are available annually for community infrastructure projects that deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes,” Mrs Williams said.“Through the program, the NSW Government ensures funding is available to support organisations that think first-and-foremost about the needs of locals...  Read More...

  • Oxley To Kundabung Pacific Highway Upgrade Reaches Major Milestone

    Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams today announced the new bridge across the Hastings River as part of the Oxley to Kundabung Pacific Highway upgrade is complete.Mrs Williams said it’s exciting to reach this milestone, with the $820 million Australian and NSW government funded upgrade on track to open to traffic later this year.“This major project is really starting to take shape now the new 15 span Hastings River Bridge has been completed after almost two years of work.&rdqu...  Read More...

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