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Norfolk Island Teacher Consultative Committee – Communique #6

The Committee noted with thanks the gesture of goodwill shown by the teaching staff and members of the NSW Teachers Federation to suspend planned industrial action for two weeks

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Appointment of external members to NIHRACS Governance Advisory Council

Two of the members are Norfolk Island residents with strong community ties and experience in clinical service delivery, while the third member is a strong leader in health service administration with health care delivery experience in remote locations. It ensures the inclusion of diverse views and experience in deliberations.

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Kingston Site Master Plan and Heritage Management Plan Update

Due to the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, the planned site visit for the Kingston and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area (Kingston) Site Master Plan and review and update of the Heritage Management Plan have been postponed until early 2022.

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Government Gazette NO:46

PLANNING ACT 2002 (NI) - SUBSECTION 43(1) NOTICE: DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS DA.BA 39/2021 Submissions Close: 6 November 2021 PLANNING ACT 2002 (NI) - SUBSECTION 48 NOTICE: DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS DA.BA 33/2021 PERMISSIBLE WITH CONSENT Submissions Close: 8 November 2021 TREES ACT 1997 (NI) NOTICE UNDER SUBSECTION 9(5) - GRANT OF PERMITS TO TAKE PROTECTED TREES

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Argentine Ant Eradication Program to commence baiting

Norfolk Island Regional Council (NIRC) Argentine Ant Eradication Program staff and contractors work under the guidance of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to conduct targeted baiting in Argentine ant infested areas.

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Council’s Report on Tourism, Museum and Liquor Bond activities

August Revenues Economic Development excluding airport and fire services fees reported a total revenue of $297,950. Museum accounted for 3%; Tourism 3.8% and Liquor Bond 93.2% of total revenues.

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Council Reports on Waste and Environment

Waste Exports The following table summarizes the waste exports for the month of August and the year to date

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Council Reports on Public Health Matters

Water/Wastewater Monitoring Testing of water entering into creeks/streams/dams/bores and wastewater from the wastewater treatment plant was conducted in August for multiple parameters. The sites tested/monitored were Cockpit, Bumboras, Headstone, Kingston Creek, Rosy Hessy Spring, Duck Dam and Officers Bath.

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Council Reports on Planning and Building

Beach Monitoring Enterococci tests are conducted weekly at Emily Bay and compared against the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Guidelines for Managing Risks in Recreational Water (2008).

15 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

EMNI - 14 October 2021

Travel to the island by returning residents and essential workers has been permitted from these areas and they have been required to undergo 14 days self-isolation on arrival. EMT has decided that from 14 October 2021, fully vaccinated returning residents and essential workers from the above areas will be tested on arrival and will only need to isolate until they receive a negative test result. Unvaccinated returning residents and essential workers will be required to undergo the 14 days self-isolation upon arrival.

14 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

Greater Water Security for Norfolk Island

“That’s why we’ve committed an additional $100 million under this latest round to take total funding to $300 million. This extra funding will support more projects, more jobs and create more economic opportunities in our regions to boost their recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 October 2021

POHLETIKS NYNNS (POLITIC NEWS)

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