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No ATAR Needed to Engineer Successful Career
23 Oct 2020
No ATAR Needed to Engineer Successful Career
As hundreds of year 12 students across Western Sydney focus on one of the most important periods of their lives, a Rouse Hill local has proved that an ATAR is not the only way to your dream career. 
Bushfire Recovery Agency Out in the Cold as Key Regions Miss Out
22 Oct 2020
Bushfire Recovery Agency Out in the Cold as Key Regions Miss Out
Evidence heard in Senate Estimates has revealed the Government’s own bushfire recovery agency wasn’t even consulted on which regions should qualify for millions of dollars of bushfire recovery money. 
TAFE NSW Launches Course in Basic Wildfire Awareness
10 Oct 2020
TAFE NSW Launches Course in Basic Wildfire Awareness
Residents in bushfire-prone communities have welcomed an online TAFE NSW course aimed at equipping support workers with the skills they need to better protect land and assets from deadly wildfires. 
New Campaign Urges Action as Bush Fire Season Officially Begins
3 Oct 2020
New Campaign Urges Action as Bush Fire Season Officially Begins
Survivors of last summer’s horrific NSW bush fires are sharing their experiences in a new public awareness campaign launched this week. 
TAFE NSW Wildfire Awareness Course to Help Protect Local Communities
3 Oct 2020
TAFE NSW Wildfire Awareness Course to Help Protect Local Communities
Residents in bushfire-prone communities have welcomed an online TAFE NSW course aimed at equipping support workers with the skills they need to better protect land and assets from deadly wildfires. 
Travel Agents Call for Budget Support
30 Sep 2020
Travel Agents Call for Budget Support
Travel agents in the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury are calling for an industry-specific package of measures to be delivered in the Morrison Government’s Budget to help them get through the Covid pandemic. 
Give to Get Them Home: Donations to RSPCA NSW will be Doubled for One Day Only
30 Sep 2020
Give to Get Them Home: Donations to RSPCA NSW will be Doubled for One Day Only
For one day only, animal lovers will be given a rare opportunity to double the dollars they donate to RSPCA New South Wales during Give to Get Them Home on Thursday, 1 October 2020. 
Airport Land Purchase Proves Need for Federal ICAC
28 Sep 2020
Airport Land Purchase Proves Need for Federal ICAC
The Morrison Government’s purchase of land near Western Sydney Airport from a Liberal Party donor for 10 times its actual value proved the need for the long-promised federal independent commission against corruption, Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman said. 
Western Sydney Businesses Left Off NBN Map
25 Sep 2020
Western Sydney Businesses Left Off NBN Map
Not one single business between Parramatta and Bathurst will have access to super-fast broadband in the rollout of new NBN business zones, scheduled to bypass the entire Western Sydney region, Federal Member for Macquarie Susan Templeman has said. 
Local Land Services Helping People Escape to the Country
25 Sep 2020
Local Land Services Helping People Escape to the Country
As more and more city people consider moving to regional areas prompted by COVID 19 circumstances, many are considering buying a rural property and escaping to the country. 
Western Sydney High School Students on the Fast Track to a Career in Engineering
24 Sep 2020
Western Sydney High School Students on the Fast Track to a Career in Engineering
Ahead of Western Sydney’s engineering jobs boom created by the future Aerotropolis, TAFE NSW is helping local high school students gear up for a career in engineering by hosting an international STEM challenge where students design, build and race a model Formula One car. 
Transported Stock Statements for Horse Movements Now Available Online
22 Sep 2020
Transported Stock Statements for Horse Movements Now Available Online
Recording the movements of your horse has just become easier for recreational horse owners, with Transported Stock Statements (TSS) for Horse Movements now available online and free to download from the Local Land Services website. 
Animal Lovers Called On to Join Campaign
17 Sep 2020
Animal Lovers Called On to Join Campaign
Animal lovers in the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury regions are being called on to join a new campaign on factoring their furry friends into their emergency management plans. 
Locals Urged to Prepare for Bushfire Season
15 Sep 2020
Locals Urged to Prepare for Bushfire Season
September 19 - 20 is the Rural Fire Service’s (RFS) annual Get Ready Weekend. 
Be Harvest Prepared: The Time is Right to Think About On-Farm Grain Storage Options
12 Sep 2020
Be Harvest Prepared: The Time is Right to Think About On-Farm Grain Storage Options
With many grain producers across NSW looking at an early and possibly bumper crop this spring, Local Land Services is this month offering two free webinars addressing on-farm storage options. 
Empowering Teachers and Students to Understand Flood Risk
12 Sep 2020
Empowering Teachers and Students to Understand Flood Risk
Primary school teachers and students in the Hawkesbury-Nepean floodplain and across NSW will now benefit from a new flood risk educational resource – Water in the Valley. 
Rally for Buses on the Brink
11 Sep 2020
Rally for Buses on the Brink
Dozens of family-owned and independent buses are on the brink of collapse, thousands of drivers could lose their jobs and "Mum and Dad" operators stand to lose their homes as an impact of COVID-19 restrictions. 
Know Your Flood Risk in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley
10 Sep 2020
Know Your Flood Risk in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley
The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) last month launched phase two of the ‘Floods. The Risk is Real.’ campaign for the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley. 
Hawkesbury School Leavers to Get Career Headstart at TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day
5 Sep 2020
Hawkesbury School Leavers to Get Career Headstart at TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day
As the HSC approaches, school leavers across the state are getting ready to take a break from the books to log-on to the inaugural TAFE NSW Virtual Open Day. 
How Organic Farming Practices lead to a Circular Economy
3 Sep 2020
How Organic Farming Practices lead to a Circular Economy
Due to the increasing effects and consequences of climate change, we experienced extreme heat, drought and a devastating bushfire season last summer that destroyed houses, local businesses, vegetation and wildlife extensively. 
Koala Sighting Highlights Value of Pest Control
2 Sep 2020
Koala Sighting Highlights Value of Pest Control
Local landholders in the Putty region aren’t the only ones benefiting from a successful feral deer and wild dog control program recently with a healthy koala caught on camera in the area. 
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