Mice Management Rebate Open
Eligible households and small businesses can now claim cash rebates through Service NSW to help cover the cost of mouse baits, traps and cleaning materials bought after February 1, 2021. Households can claim up to $500 and small businesses up to $1,000. Primary producers who live where they work will be able to claim a single rebate of up to $1,000 to help meet the cost of protecting their premises. Applications will close on 27 September 2021, or when funds near their allocation. To find out if you qualify and to make your claim visit www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/nsw-mouse-control-rebate or www.nsw.gov.au/mice
Bedgerabong Public’s New Book
Hot off the press! The Year 5 Enviro book authored by Bedgerabong Public School students has arrived and it’s great. The book “Wigglin’ Willy The Compost Worm” is a wonderful combination of poetry and factual content as Willy teaches reader’s about compost worms. It can be checked out via the link below or you can get your very own PDF version. Thanks to the Forbes Youth Action Team for all your support. www.envirostories.com.au/books
McCormack’s Whirlwind Visit
This week Michael McCormack dropped into Forbes to inspect the progress of a number of projects being delivered through the Federal Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. Forbes Shire Council to date has received more than $4.7 million to help boost the local economy and local jobs.