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Pupular Manly Court Visitors Bark in Action

Manly Courthouse is the first location in NSW to bring back pats, cuddles and wagging tails with the Canine Court Companion Program (CCCP) resuming as the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced that after a paws of nearly six-months due to COVID-19, therapy dogs have returned to Manly Courthouse one day per week.


Removing Disruptions for Schools and Families

Close contacts of COVID cases at schools and outside school hours care services will no longer need to isolate as a result of changes in school COVID settings announced today by the NSW Government.

The changes were made following recent Doherty Institute and NSW Health advice, and will take effect from Monday 29 November.

Member for Manly, James Griffin said “I would like to thank the many parents and carers that provided me with feedback on this issue.  It will be welcome news for families and schools”.

Two $25 Dine and Discover Vouchers Land in time for Summer

The summer holidays just got even better for residents in the Northern Beaches community, with two additional $25 Dine & Discover vouchers rolling out for eligible customers from today.

Member for Manly, James Griffin said the NSW Government’s $250 million program expansion, announced as part of the $2.8 billion economic recovery package, means new applicants will receive three Dine NSW and three Discover NSW vouchers, while existing customers would receive one of each.