The COVID-19 digital vaccination certificate can now be integrated into the Service NSW app. Since the vaccine data sits in the Federal Australian Immunisation Register, to integrate the COVID-19 digital certificate into the Service NSW app, you will need to:
• Ensure your Federal MyGov account is linked to Medicare
• Download the Express Plus Medicare app and sign in with your MyGov account details
• Select ‘Proof of vaccinations’ and then ‘View history’
• Select ‘Share with check-in app’ and then ‘Service NSW’
For more information, call Service NSW on 13 77 88 or visit www.service.nsw.gov.au/covid-19-digital-certificate#addingyour- covid-19-digital-certificate-to-the-service-nsw-app If you’re having problems accessing your certificate, call the Australian Immunisation Register on 1800 653 809.
THE TUTORING PROGRAM EXTENDED AS STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL
The NSW Government has committed an additional $383 million to extend the COVID Intensive Learning Support Program into next year to assist students catch up on any learning loss experienced due to COVID-19 lockdowns and learning from home.
The Department of Education will work with schools and key stakeholder groups during Term 4 to refine the program to ensure the greatest benefit is delivered for students who need it most. More information will be provided by the Department to schools during Term 4.
LOCAL SPORT GRANT PROGRAM
Sporting organisations can apply for grants to help remove barriers to participation, purchase equipment and improve facilities, under the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grants Program. Successful clubs can receive funding of up to $20,000, with up to $50,000 available for each electorate across the state. Applications are open and close at 1pm Friday, 19 November 2021. For more information, visit www.sport.nsw.gov.au/local-sport-grant-program.