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$18.6 Million Boost for Community Projects

Communities across the state are in line for better facilities and infrastructure with the popular Community Building Partnership Program getting an additional $18.6 million injection over two years in the 2021-22 NSW Budget.

Member for Manly, James Griffin welcomed the Treasurer’s announcement that funding for the program would increase from $300,000 to $400,000 per year for each electorate for the next two years, representing a total of $37.2 million each year.

New Leave Provisions to Support Families

Member for Manly, James Griffin welcomed the NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet’s Budget announcement that public sector employees with paid special miscarriage and pre-term birth leave.

Mr Griffin said that it was good to see government leading the way in recognising an important way to support the workforce during a particularly tough time.

“Losing a child even in the early stages of pregnancy can be devastating, so I’m pleased to see this year’s Budget has measures to support public sector employees, allowing them to take five days paid special leave if this occurs,” Mr Griffin said.

Manly's Slice of NSW Budget is 'Massive'

Member for Manly today declared Manly was a ‘massive winner’ following the release of the 2021-22 NSW Budget today.

Mr Griffin said vital funds have been secured for various projects in Manly including school infrastructure, wharf upgrades, upgrades to the North Head Wastewater Treatment plant, funding for the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link, and Australia’s first young adults Hospice.