National awards celebrate Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council for road safety excellence

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council’s outstanding road safety strategies have been recognised on the national stage with the regional NSW council being announced a category winner at the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.

06 August 2020

Media release

Applications open for Alternative Voice Services Trials

The Australian Government is calling for applications under the Alternative Voice Services Trials program, to test new ways of delivering voice services in rural and remote Australia.

04 August 2020

Media release

Funding flows to local roads and community infrastructure

The Australian Government has delivered the first payment toward crucial small-scale local road and community infrastructure projects nationwide under a $500 million local government support initiative.

31 July 2020

Media release

Applications now open for Regional Connectivity Program funding

Applications for the Australian Government’s $53 million Regional Connectivity Program are now open.

28 July 2020

Media release

National awards celebrate local government success through innovation

Outstanding achievers in local government have been recognised today, with Federal Minister for Local Government Mark Coulton announcing the nine category winners of the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.

24 July 2020

Media release

Transcript - ABC Western Plains Breakfast Interview
Subjects: Building Better Regions Fund, Coronavirus, JobTrainer

17 July 2020

Interview

Transcript - 2DU Radio Dubbo
Subjects: Building Better Regions Fund, Coronavirus, JobKeeper, JobSeeker, Regional Tourism

17 July 2020

Interview

Transcript - Dubbo Doorstop
Subjects: Building Better Regions Fund, JobTrainer, Coronavirus

17 July 2020

Interview

Local government ministers’ communiqué

In March 2020, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government invited all Australian Local Government Ministers, along with the Australian Local Government Association, to…

16 July 2020

Media release

NBN satellites surpass 100,000 connections

The Morrison McCormack Government welcomes the latest National Broadband Network (NBN) milestone with more than 100,000 Australian homes and businesses now receiving fast broadband over the Sky Muster satellite service.

04 June 2020

Media release

Inland Rail scholarships awarded to local students

Josh Irvine and Megan Seis, of Narromine and Dunedoo respectively, are off to Charles Sturt University as two of four students to be awarded scholarships worth up to $20,000 under the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Inland Rail Skills…

02 June 2020

Media release

Regional Digital Tech Hub tender now open

The Morrison McCormack Government has opened a competitive tender process for the delivery of the new Regional Digital Technology Hub that will support regional Australians in building digital capabilities

01 June 2020

Media release

Inland Rail long–term opportunities for Northern NSW

Inland Rail offers a clear track for further investment into northern New South Wales, with an economic study released today by the Liberal and Nationals Government outlining growth in food processing, logistics hubs and consumer warehousing in…

27 May 2020

Media release

Radio interview – Tasmania Talks
Subjects: Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program

22 May 2020

Interview

$1.8 billion boost for local government

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will deliver a $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia.

22 May 2020

Media release