Delivering on our commitment to bushfire-affected communities

The Nationals have welcomed the $8.3 million investment to boost the resilience of communications networks in bushfire-prone areas of regional Australia.

29 October 2020

Media release

Environmental approval gives Inland Rail green light in Northern NSW

The Australian Government is set to break ground on the next section of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail following approval of the Narrabri to North Star Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

16 October 2020

Media release

NBN Co to invest $2 billion in regional Australia

The Australian Government welcomes news that $2 billion of the recent investments announced by NBN Co will be directed towards better connecting regional Australia and will stimulate regional jobs and economic growth.

08 October 2020

Media release

Budget 2020: Commonwealth backs local government to recover and thrive

The Federal Budget has set aside an additional $1 billion to flow through local councils, delivering priorities and creating jobs in local areas as part of Australia’s road to recovery through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI)…

07 October 2020

Media release

Additional support to strengthen Australia's communications, media and creative sectors

The Morrison Government is strengthening the economy, creating jobs and supporting households and businesses through COVID-19 by investing in our critically important telecommunications, media and creative arts sectors as part…

06 October 2020

Media release

Transcript - 2GB Radio - Drive
Subject: Inland Rail.

29 September 2020

Interview

More businesses to benefit from Inland Rail procurement

A new, streamlined procurement process for Inland Rail will see more businesses benefit during the construction of the Australian Government’s multibillion dollar fast, reliable and cost-competitive freight rail line connecting Melbourne and…

24 September 2020

Media release

Regional and rural Australians to benefit from $4.5 billion NBN investment

Federal Regional Communications Minister, the Hon Mark Coulton MP said the announcement of $4.5 billion in additional investment by NBN Co will further boost connectivity for Australians living and doing business in regional areas.

24 September 2020

Media release

Businesses across Australia to get high-speed fibre broadband

Nine in 10 businesses will be able to order high-speed fibre broadband as NBN Co rolls out 240 Business Fibre Zones nationwide.

22 September 2020

Media release

Further developing the Casino Drill Hall precinct

The southern gateway to Casino has an iconic public space for visitors and the local community to enjoy. The Casino Drill Hall precinct is an attractive destination for passing travellers and a unique hub for local events.

21 September 2020

Media release

New mobile coverage for bushfire-affected Wyndham

Residents of Wyndham in the hinterland of New South Wales’ far south coast can now enjoy new and improved mobile coverage thanks to the Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 September 2020

Media release

Casino’s iconic water tower gets a mural

Casino will soon boast a new landmark with a mural set to be installed on its iconic water tower. This will complement two new scenic and heritage walks to further develop tourism offerings in the town.

21 September 2020

Media release

NFF to design and run the new Regional Digital Tech Hub

The Australian Government has today announced the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has been engaged to develop and operate the new Regional Digital Technology Hub.

17 September 2020

Media release

Optus reaches 100 Mobile Black Spot Program sites

More communities in regional and remote Queensland will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage following the switch-on of Optus’ 100th tower under the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. 

17 September 2020

Media release

Share National award distinguishes Sunshine Coast Council

Sunshine Coast Council has taken out the Multicultural Australia category in the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.

16 September 2020

Media release