Airservices Australia has announced it will waive more than $2 million in annual service charges for five not-for-profit aeromedical operators-Angel Flight, CareFlight, LifeFlight, Little Wings and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
The Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah regions will benefit from more than $1 million in Federal funding, with support for the Tweed Heads Civic, Cultural Centre Plaza and Social Enterprise Café and Murwillumbah Town Centre Revitalisation Project announced under the Building Better Regions Fund today.
The Australian Government is getting on with the job of supporting major Northern Territory road investments, with funding approved for six upgrades between the Northern Australia Roads Program and Beef Roads Program over recent months.
Australia's general aviation (GA) sector will benefit from a number of significant policy and regulatory actions being taken by the Liberal and Nationals' Government and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
Road safety upgrades to improve heavy vehicle operations on Albany Lake Grace Road (Chester Pass Road) at Amelup Curves-in Western Australia's Great Southern region are now complete, ensuring freight movements are safer and more efficient.
Works are underway to install new pedestrian crossing lights on the Murray Valley Highway (Ogilvie Avenue) at Echuca, as part of a broader package of works to improve the safety of the Murray Valley Highway between Echuca and Yarrawonga.
The Liberal and Nationals' Government is continuing to progress the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail, with a $13.5 million contract awarded by the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) for feasibility design work between Narromine and Narrabri.
Regional passenger rail services on the Bendigo/Echuca line are set to become quicker and more reliable following the Australian Government's commitment to deliver major track and signalling upgrade works on the corridor.