Improved NBN Business Satellite Service for regional Australia

NBN Co is continuing to deliver for regional Australia, today announcing improvements to the NBN Business Satellite Service, including lower wholesale prices and expanded coverage to include the entire Australian mainland and…

25 March 2021

Media release

More Newell Highway overtaking lanes opened at Coobang and Redbank

Work to provide more overtaking opportunities on the Newell Highway has taken another leap forward with two lanes recently completed at Redbank and Coobang.

22 March 2021

Media release

Regions Rising Summit 2021
Subjects: Launch of Regional liveability toolkit, Regional Tech Hub, Regional medical services and training and regional population growth.

18 March 2021


Inland Rail jobs on offer in North West NSW

Residents of North West New South Wales are encouraged to take up work on the transformational Inland Rail project with the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) and Trans4m Rail hiring local workers now for the Narrabri to North Star section…

08 March 2021

Media release

Inland Rail signals regional growth

The design and construction of Inland Rail is providing stimulus to companies right across the nation with investments in services and supplies driving employment and growth in regional Australia.

26 February 2021

Media release

Inland Growth Summit
Subjects: Rural doctors, regional communications, regional employment.

26 February 2021


Investing more in regional voice services to improve calls in the bush

A range of new solutions will be trialled to find better ways to deliver voice calls for rural and remote Australians.

17 February 2021

Media release

2021 ABC Heywire winners announced

ABC Heywire celebrates 35 young regional Australians in its 2021 storytelling competition.

Since 1998, Heywire has become a powerful platform for rural youth to share their stories and make a difference in their communities.

12 February 2021

Media release

Historic road outside Broken Hill gets safer, wider surface

The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments are working to build a safer and stronger regional and rural NSW road network, with work starting next week to seal and widen an 18-kilometre section of Silverton Road in the Far West of the state…

11 February 2021

Media release

Bratten Bridge works complete

The District Council of Tumby Bay has recently completed works to increase the bridge load capacity on a key freight route near Tumby Bay, opening up opportunities for improved efficiency of grain movement in the region.

10 February 2021

Media release

Recognising regional innovation through the 2020 Innovate with NBN awards

Digital savvy businesses and individuals in regional Australia that are using the NBN to deliver new services and technology and bring innovation to their communities were today recognised in the Innovate with NBN awards.

09 February 2021

Media release

Investing in rural and remote voice services

The Morrison Government today announced NBN Co, Concerotel and Zetifi as the first three grant recipients under its competitive $2 million Alternative Voice Services Trials (AVST) Program.

22 January 2021

Media release

Entire length of Pooncarie Road to be sealed opening access to Menindee Lakes

Journeys for the people of Pooncarie and Menindee are about to change dramatically as work gets underway to seal one of the region’s major arterial routes.

21 January 2021

Media release

Inland Rail contracts turnout big for Aussie made

Regional Victoria will reap ongoing benefits after the Australian Rail Track Corporation signed an $80 million contract for the local manufacture of Inland Rail turnouts by Vossloh Cogifer’s Australian facilities.

20 January 2021

Media release

Press Conference - Narrabri, New South Wales
Subjects: Inland Rail; Roads of Strategic Importance; infrastructure investment; Twitter.

11 January 2021