Small businesses and community groups are so much a part of the fabric of the Mid-North Coast and the importance of securing their financial future and sustaining their continued growth can’t be understated.
The Coalition government remains unwavering in its commitment to ensuring each business and community group has every opportunity for success.
That’s why we’ve extended the deadline to apply for grants from the North Coast Regional Jobs and Investment Package by two weeks until 5pm, August 15.
While the immediate benefits for successful applicants will be significant, it’s the long-term economic growth which excites me greatly.
Continued job creation, increased investment in infrastructure and technology, and the future prosperity of the Mid-North Coast and regional Australia – the possibilities that flow from this $25 million package are limitless.
I strongly encourage you to visit business.gov.au to apply.
The latest NAPLAN results from across the country reaffirmed NSW’s position as Australia’s education leader, but also provided a mixed bag.
We saw a 1.15 per cent increase in reading scores across the state since last year, an increase in numeracy scores of 1.27 per cent, and an increase in writing scores of 0.48 per cent across all year levels.
Despite this, NSW has shown no significant change over the past year. It’s why we’re calling for your help with the Coalition government’s education review.
With such amazing schools and talented teachers across the Mid-North Coast, we’re extremely well placed to provide important insight into how the extra $3.7 billion in Gonski funding can be spent.
To register for the public submission process visit: education.gov.au/register-your-interest-review-achieve-education-excellence.
It goes without saying that there’s nothing more important than a child’s education.