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Master Planning Underway for Manly Village Public School Upgrade

Manly students and families will benefit from upgraded educational facilities at Manly Village Public School, with master planning now under way.

The planning process will incorporate space currently used by Community Northern Beaches, review existing facilities and consider local population projections to inform the scope of works and a timeline for delivery.

Grants Now Open for Canopy Cover and Cooler Suburbs

Community groups, businesses and Northern Beaches Council are being invited to apply for a share of $12.5 million in funding from the NSW Government to support increased local tree canopy cover and innovative tree planting projects.

Member for Manly James Griffin said the funding will help councils and communities enhance their tree planting activities in streets, parks and plazas.

“Our experience during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how much we treasure our quality green, open and public spaces,” Mr Griffin said.

Reforms Deliver Fairer, Simpler Retirement Village Fees

The NSW Government will deliver fairer, more transparent fees for retirement village residents through new laws that will see exit entitlements paid more quickly when residents depart their village.

Member for Manly James Griffin said the new reforms will help retirement village residents on the Northern Beaches by improving access to exit entitlements, creating a new mechanism to support residents moving to aged care, and placing a 42-day cap on the payment of recurrent charges for general services.