Budget 2021-22: Councils reap rewards with extra $1 billion in funding

The economic recovery partnership between the Federal Government and local councils has been further boosted in the 2021-22 Federal Budget, with an additional $1 billion investment in the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program.…

12 May 2021

Media release

Australia’s communications, media and arts sectors helping secure our recovery

The Morrison-McCormack Government is securing Australia’s recovery through significant commitments to strengthen our communications, media and creative arts sectors, helping to rebuild our economy, secure jobs and support communities as we…

11 May 2021

Media release

Beefed-up regional connectivity to drive nation’s COVID recovery

An injection of $130.4 million in the federal Budget will improve connectivity in regional, rural, and remote communities, further driving Australia’s regionally-led recovery from the COVID-19 recession.

06 May 2021

Media release

Australian Government backing local ideas to enhance Inland Rail

Expert technical and commercial support will be provided to a further 15 project proposals under the Australian Government’s Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program).

04 May 2021

Media release

Transcript - Doorstop, Moree NSW
Subject: Newell Highway bypass

22 April 2021

Interview

Inland Rail major works underway in north west NSW

Major construction work has commenced on the Inland Rail section from Narrabri to North Star in north west New South Wales, signalling the start of hundreds of opportunities for local workers.

19 April 2021

Media release

Future of freight is 'ROSI' in Moree

The Australian Government has committed $35.2 million towards the $44 million Moree Intermodal Overpass project in New South Wales, which will improve freight connections and help lower business costs in the region.

19 April 2021

Media release

Inland Rail answers call to improve mobile coverage in north west NSW

Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, who has long championed the Inland Rail project, has welcomed the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) announcement today to…

19 April 2021

Media release

New projects improving digital connectivity in rural Australia

More than 80 rural communities across Australia will soon benefit from better digital connectivity with the Morrison McCormack Government today announcing the successful projects funded under the Regional Connectivity Program (RCP).

16 April 2021

Media release

Regional Connectivity Program announcement
Subjects: Regional Connectivity Program, Afghanistan, Vaccine Roll-Out

16 April 2021

Interview

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

Speech

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