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24 Hour Economy to Make Sydney Glow

Greater Sydney’s nightlife will be revamped in a major boost for businesses and jobs in the wake of the economic impacts of COVID-19 thanks to the NSW Government’s 24-Hour Economy Strategy.

Member for Manly James Griffin welcomed the investment in Greater Sydney’s night-time economy and said it would support the state’s recovery efforts following the impacts of COVID-19.

“As we continue to adapt to the challenges of COVID, we are paving the way to attract greater visitors and ultimately investment into NSW,” Mr Griffin said.

Revitalising the Former Manly Aquarium

The NSW Government is working with Northern Beaches Council to find the best solution, backed by the local community, to revitalise the former Manly Sea Life Sanctuary Aquarium.

Member for Manly James Griffin said the prominent aquarium site, owned by Transport for NSW, has already had a lot of interest including proposals that would develop it into a museum, restaurant or bar.

Community Grants to Honour Northern Beaches Veterans

RSLs and schools on the Northern Beaches are amongst a range of community organisations eligible to apply for NSW Government funding to deliver projects that improve veteran wellbeing and celebrate their important contributions to society.

Parliamentary Secretary for Veterans and Member for Manly James Griffin said the Anzac Community Grants Program provides organisations up to $2,000 to commence, enhance or complete a local community project as part of a commemorative and educational program.