By Ray Williams
The second 50 million of the 100 million Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) procured by the NSW Government, is scheduled for delivery from now into March. These tests will support the NSW public sector workforce, support our return to school plan and provide support to those most in need.
The boost to NSW’s RAT supply will help alleviate the pressure on the NSW Health system – as well as provide protection for our most vulnerable.
Planning is underway for the rollout of additional tranches of Rapid Antigen Tests in the coming months.
RENT RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Small businesses that are continuing to face challenges due to COVID-19 will benefit from an additional two months of rent relief, with the NSW Government extending its rent relief regulation until March 13. For more information visit: Commercial leases and COVID-19 FAQs | Small Business Commissioner (nsw.gov.au)
A NEW ACCESSIBLE PLAYGROUND AT BOX HILL
It was a great honour to join Michelle Byrne, former Mayor for The Hills Shire and The Hon. Alex Hawke MP Federal Member for Mitchell, to open brand new Equinox Drive Reserve, in Box Hill.
With the support of the State and Australian Governments, The Hills Shire Council could deliver this wonderful new facility just before Christmas