Tag: covid-19

Improving COVID-19 safety at regional workplaces

The NSW Government is helping businesses return to normal trade, through the launch of a new suite of resources to guide businesses as they manage the risk of COVID-19. Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro and Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson launched the resources at a farm in Hoskinstown, and said the resources …

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Regional growth

The experience of dealing with of COVID-19 has removed one of the most significant barriers to a substantial population shift in this country, according to the Regional Australia Institute (RAI). RAI CEO Liz Ritchie says the notion of how we work has been turned on its head and she hopes this change will see significant …

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NSW sport to resume

BREAKING: Community sports teams will be allowed to resume competition from July 1, as the NSW Government continues to ease coronavirus restrictions. Acting Minister for Sport Geoff Lee thanked the community for their patience during the pause on local sports and welcomed its return on July 1. “Sport is the lifeblood of our community and …

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NSW, and the Yass Valley, begin to reopen

NSW coronavirus restrictions on restaurants, cafes, hotels, pubs, galleries, holidays, and beauty services have lifted today as social-distancing measures around the state are eased significantly. Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes relaxing the guidelines will help kick-start NSW’s economic recovery from the virus, which has left more than 200,000 people out of work in her state. Pubs, …

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Federal funds for local councils

The Federal Government has announced a $500 million fund to help local councils stimulate their economies during the coronavirus pandemic.  Minister for Local Government Mark Coulton said the money could go towards road upgrades or community infrastructure projects such as bike paths and picnic shelters.                “The criteria will be very …

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NSW regional travel restrictions to be relaxed

The NSW Government has confirmed regional travel in the state will be allowed for any reason, including holidays, from June 1. Cultural institutions like museums, art galleries and libraries will also be allowed to open from the same date. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian had remained cautious about lifting travel restrictions despite introducing more relaxed measures …

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COVID-19 pop-up clinic in Bowning

FREE COVID-19 POP-UP CLINIC IN BOWNING – Thursday 21 May, 2020 There’s a free pop-up/temporary COVID-19 testing clinic at: Bowning Thursday, 21 May 2pm-4pm Playing Fields, off Minehan Lane Bowning NSW 2566 Bookings 1800 999 880 (option 1) If you’re feeling unwell – call Southern NSW helpline 1800 999 880 (option 1) to book a …

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