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Manly Fire Station Celebrates its 100th birthday with a $2.9M Heritage Facelift

Manly residents are set to benefit from a $2.9 million Fire Station upgrade as the newly renovated facility reopens, marking 100 years of keeping the community safe.

Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott was joined by Member for Manly, James Griffin and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Paul Baxter to unveil the refurbished Manly Fire Station at a 100th anniversary ceremony today.

The Manly fire station has received extensive heritage and facility upgrades and incorporates improved training facilities to meet the needs of a modern fire service.


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”.