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Quad bike safety improvements easier than ever

Upfront costs and out-of-pocket expenses for important quad bike safety equipment and replacement vehicles will soon be reduced or eliminated under a new streamlined process for the Quad Bike Safety Improvement program, announced by the NSW Liberals and Nationals...

Tweed Shire Council wins NSW Disaster Resilience award

Tweed Shire Council and industry partners have been recognised as part of the NSW Disaster Resilience Awards, taking out the Local Government category at an awards ceremony at Parliament House today. The Tweed Shire Council has been recognised for their development of...

A helping hand for young people in Tweed

Students living in social housing or who are in out-of-home care in Tweed are being encouraged to apply for a new round of scholarships worth $1,000 each, to help them achieve their education and training goals. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said 800 scholarships are...

Eyes in the sky keeping beachgoers safe

Beach safety in Tweed will reach new heights this summer, with the NSW Government’s collaborative drone trial with Surf Life Saving NSW (SLS) running at 18 beaches, including South Kingscliff beach. “Our beaches are synonymous with summer, so we want to ensure we are...

Tweed Agricultural Natural Disaster declared

Tweed farmers have been doing it tough since Cyclone Oma tore through the region earlier this year, causing more than $1.8 million worth of damage. However, financial relief is on the way for landholders affected in parts of the Tweed Local Government Area (LGA)....

Tweed chooses My Community Project

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today announced the winners of the My Community Project with applicants now able to bring their ideas to life. The Tweed will benefit from 2 projects put forward and voted on by the local community, which will now be funded by the NSW...

2019 Community Building Partnerships program now open

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today announced applications are now open for the 2019 Community Building Partnership Program, unlocking $27.9 million for community infrastructure projects across NSW. Mr Provest said $300,000 is available for projects in each NSW...

Law change eases wait for grieving families

Families who lose loved ones in unexpected or unexplained circumstances will get the answers they need sooner under planned changes to the Coroners Act 2009, Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said today. Mr Provest said Health Minister Brad Hazzard and Attorney General...

Fire bug crackdown: Standard Non-Parole period almost doubles

In a further crackdown on dangerous bushfire bugs, the standard non-parole period for convicted arsonists is set to increase from five years to nine years to help protect lives and property across the Tweed community, Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said today. Mr...

Communities driven to get behind road safety

Community groups can apply for up to $30,000 in Community Road Safety Grants to help drive down the State’s road toll, Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said today. Mr Provest said the Community Road Safety Grants program was a welcome boost for locally run campaigns....

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Geoff Provest MP
Member for Tweed