Local Schools To Get Upgrades
The NSW Government’s Regional Renewal Program is set to deliver improvements to schools, including in Cowra Shire. Cowra Public School and Gooloogong Public School will benefit from an upgrade to its admin and staff areas, Mulyan Public School will get its kitchen relocated, Holman Place Public School will get landscaping & shade structures, and Woodstock Public School will get COLA, shade structures & walkways.
Regional Youth Have A Say In How They Get Active
A pilot sport project is giving young people in rural and regional NSW the chance to have a say in how they participate in physical activity.
The Regional Active Youth Program is jointly funded by the NSW Government’s Office for Regional Youth and Office of Sport. Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres said the Regional Active Youth Program has been a game-changer for regional youth.
Minister for Regional Youth Ben Franklin said the participant-led program is being piloted on the NSW South Coast, Mid North Coast and the Central West for young people between the ages of 11 to 15, allowing them to identify which sports and activities they would like to get involved in.
Aboriginal Community Urged To Get Flu Vaccine
Winter is coming, and the best way to protect Aboriginal communities, particularly Elders and children, is to get vaccinated for the flu.
The flu and COVID-19 vaccines can be given together on the same day. COVID-19 boosters are free and available toeveryone 16 years and over who had their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least three months ago.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are urged to speak to their GP, pharmacist or Aboriginal Medical Service about getting their flu or COVID-19 vaccine. For more information visit www.nsw.gov.au/flu
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