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Golden Wattle is returning to Southern NSW to provide locals across the region, some of which are still recovering from the summer bushfires and drought, with easy access to essential government services.

Men’s sheds, conservation groups, community organisations, not-for-profits and local councils can now apply for grants through the Bushfire Recovery for Wildlife and Habitat Community Grants Program to undertake on-ground recovery actions which will benefit their local environment. 

Men’s Sheds are invited to apply for funding as part of the newest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme (NDSP).

Applications will open at the end of October for a $250 million program to fund Bushfire Local Economic Recovery projects across New South Wales, including in Upper Lachlan, Goulburn-Mulwaree, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee local government areas.

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor has welcomed the switching on of Hume’s 17th government-funded mobile base station at Reids Flat.

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor has confirmed up to 500 extra car parking spaces will be built at Campbelltown railway station.

The Morrison Government’s Economic Recovery Plan for Australia will create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure Australia’s future, including in Hume.

Under our plan, taxpayers in Hume will get a tax cut backdated to 1 July this year.

About 700 new safe places for women and children escaping domestic violence will be built across the country under the Morrison Government’s $60 million Safe Places initiative for new and expanded emergency accommodation. 

Hume local councils will share in over $11 million in additional funding for local roads and community infrstructure projects.

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor said the Government would invest an additional $2 billion for a new road safety program which will support upgrades.

Businesses in Goulburn will be able to order high-speed fibre broadband as NBN Co rolls out new Business Fibre Zones around the country. 
NBN Co’s Business Fibre Initiative is part of a $700 million package to transform the accessibility and affordability of business-grade fibre. 

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