Be advised the opening of applications for two of the Heritage Near Me grant streams, which will see nearly $5 million available in the next financial year for local heritage projects.
The Local Heritage Strategic Projects program grants are being offered for the first time, while the Heritage Activation Grant Program has opened round 2.
The newly established Upper House Regulation Committee has commenced its second ever inquiry, with the subject being the Cemeteries and Crematoria Amendment Regulation 2018.
The Committee Chair, the Hon Scott Farlow MLC, stated, 'This inquiry will examine the impact and implementation of the NSW Government's regulation. In particular, its effect on interment rights, renewable interment rights, and the responsibilities required of cemetery operators in managing cemeteries'.
The New South Wales governor has proclaimed the commencement of the Cemeteries & Crematoria Act 2013.