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Northern Beaches Score Excellent Results in State of the Beaches Report

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Swimming spots along the Northern Beaches are starting the swimming season with excellent results in the latest State of the Beaches report.


Member for Manly James Griffin said the latest State of the Beaches report released by Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton was great news for northern beaches residents.


“The report card is out and our Northern Beaches have scored incredibly well. This is another excellent result for ocean beaches and good news for swimming sites in Narrabeen Lagoon and Pittwater,” Mr Griffin said.


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Restoration and Rehabilitation Grants Now Open

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Member for Manly James Griffin announced today that applications for grants under the NSW Environment Trust’s Restoration and Rehabilitation Program are open for community and government organisations to create more sustainable management of environmental assets and services.


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Grants Open for Coastal and Estuary Environments

Friday, 05 October 2018

Member for Manly James Griffin has encouraged local councils who manage coastal and estuary environments to apply for funding under the NSW Government's Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.


Mr Griffin said our unique coastal and estuary environments are enjoyed by our local community and provide habitat for a vast range of animals and marine plant species.


“I am encouraging the Northern Beaches Council to apply for additional funding from the Government for projects from Shelly Beach to Curl Curl Lagoon,” Mr Griffin said.


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Funding for Manly Community Language Classes

Friday, 05 October 2018

Community-run language schools in the Manly electorate will share in more than $88,000 in funding from the NSW Government.


The Community Language Schools Program provides funding to community organisations to help establish and run language schools in the local area. Classes are run for school age children with non-English speaking backgrounds to maintain their heritage languages.


The Swedish School in Sydney runs classes at Manly Vale, Manly Village and Manly West public schools. The organisation will receive $16,000.


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