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Archive - April 2021

Managing Erosion Before and After Floods
30 Apr 2021
Managing Erosion Before and After Floods
Following severe flooding across large parts of NSW, Local Land Services is urging landholders to be on the lookout for riverbank erosion. 
Call For Applications - New Local Land Services Board Chair Needed
28 Apr 2021
Call For Applications - New Local Land Services Board Chair Needed
Local Land Services is calling on passionate, innovative and highly experienced individuals to apply for the vacant Chair position of the Local Land Services Statewide Board. 
Morrison Government Delivers Further Federal Funding for Local Hawkesbury Roads
27 Apr 2021
Morrison Government Delivers Further Federal Funding for Local Hawkesbury Roads
More local roads in the Hawkesbury will be fixed, with the Morrison Government providing over $910,000 to Hawkesbury City Council under the Roads to Recovery Program. 
Compost is Vital to Good Soil Health and Climate Resilience
26 Apr 2021
Compost is Vital to Good Soil Health and Climate Resilience
The effects of climate change have become more apparent in recent years, through changes in average temperatures and more frequent and intense extreme weather events such as severe droughts and floods. 
Australian Military Bank Welcomes Action on Veteran Suicide in Australia
24 Apr 2021
Australian Military Bank Welcomes Action on Veteran Suicide in Australia
Australian Military Bank welcomes the announcement from the Australian Government regarding the high rates of suicide within the Veteran community and looks forward to seeing tangible outcomes for impacted Australians who serve our country and their families. 
Using Transport Data to Keep You Moving
24 Apr 2021
Using Transport Data to Keep You Moving
How can technology deliver better and safer transport options? 
Show time in the Hawkesbury!
22 Apr 2021
Show time in the Hawkesbury!
Cancelled last year due to essential COVID-19 health restrictions, the beloved Hawkesbury Show is returning in 2021, with Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, encouraging Sydneysiders to visit the Show. 
2021 Community Building Partnership Program Now Open
20 Apr 2021
2021 Community Building Partnership Program Now Open
Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney today announced applications are now open for the 2021 Community Building Partnership program, unlocking $27.9 million for community infrastructure projects across NSW. 
Save Time, Do It Online - Free VPIT Training Available
17 Apr 2021
Save Time, Do It Online - Free VPIT Training Available
Local Land Services (LLS) has urged landholders to make the most of its free, online Vertebrate Pesticide Induction Training (VPIT) course as autumn baiting kicks into gear. 
Apply Now for a NSW Government Scholarship to Support Apprentices
15 Apr 2021
Apply Now for a NSW Government Scholarship to Support Apprentices
Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney, announced this week that the NSW Government is providing $1.5 million to assist apprentices through the annual Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarship program. 
New CSIRO Tool to Combat Australia's #1 Diet Issue
10 Apr 2021
New CSIRO Tool to Combat Australia's #1 Diet Issue
Low nutrient, high kilojoule food continues to be the top choice for Australians, with new research from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, showing that nearly four out of five people are overindulging in junk foods every day. 
Best Practice Guidelines for the Safe Restraint of Children Travelling in Motor Vehicles
9 Apr 2021
Best Practice Guidelines for the Safe Restraint of Children Travelling in Motor Vehicles
The National Guidelines for the Safe Restraint of Children Travelling in Motor Vehicles has been updated by Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and Kidsafe Australia. 
Free Flood Recovery Workshop
8 Apr 2021
Free Flood Recovery Workshop
Greater Sydney Local Land Services will host a free flood recovery workshop focused on pasture recovery and fodder options in Richmond next week. 
$75,000 Grants Open to Support Hawkesbury Primary Producers and Farmers
7 Apr 2021
$75,000 Grants Open to Support Hawkesbury Primary Producers and Farmers
In addition to a number of other vital financial supports, grants of up to $75,000 are now open for eligible primary producers recovering from flood and storm damage under the Special Disaster Grants program. 
Curtain Closes on Quietest Fire Season in a Decade
1 Apr 2021
Curtain Closes on Quietest Fire Season in a Decade
Yesterday marked the official end to the quietest fire season in more than a decade, a stark contrast to the devastating 2019/20 season. 
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