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BOOST FOR MANLY BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE SERVICES

Working families in Manly are receiving more support with quality Before and After School Care (BASC) thanks to two new grant programs for service providers.

The NSW Government has committed $7.8 million to establish the grants which will encourage providers to offer new, inclusive and sustainable services:  

  • New Innovation Grants will offer up to $60,000 to stimulate innovation in the sector and help ensure BASC services support more NSW families, including students with additional needs.
  • New Development Grants will offer up to $80,000 for staff training and professional development, and marketing to increase take up and promote attractive programs for students.  

Member for Manly James Griffin said these grants will support services in providing better educational programs and development for students.


MANLY SWIM SITES RECEIVE ANNUAL REPORT CARD

The report card for the water quality of popular Manly swim spots has been revealed in the annual State of the Beaches report.

Seven monitored swim sites in the Manly Electorate scored Very Good or Good.

The State of the Beaches report has five categories of water quality rating: Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor or Very Poor.

Member for Manly and Minister for Environment James Griffin said residents should check the Beachwatch forecast before swimming.


HSC WRITTEN EXAMS KICK OFF IN MANLY

Today marks day one for 1096 HSC students in Manly with the start of the 2022 HSC written exams.

Member for Manly James Griffin said the Class of 2022 worked hard to get to this point and Manly students should be proud of all they have already achieved.