10 Jun 2021
More funding for communications projects across Australia

Regional communities and areas across the country, including a significant Tasmania tourist attraction, will benefit from improved connectivity as a result of the latest round of the Coalition Government’s Regional…

10 Jun 2021
Improved connectivity for Geeveston, included health and education

The medical centre, schools, the evacuation centre, local emergency services and the town hall in Geeveston will benefit from an uplift in connectivity thanks to the Federal Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (RCP).

02 Jun 2021
Regional Telecommunications Review committee announced

An independent committee has been appointed to examine and undertake a review into regional telecommunications services.

31 May 2021
Three new projects supporting economy and jobs in NSW Central West

The Australian Government is committing $10 million to deliver three projects in Central West New South Wales, to strengthen economic growth and drive Australia’s recovery from COVID-19.

28 May 2021
Inland Rail to save $170 million annually in transport costs

Shifting to Inland Rail could save Australian producers, manufacturers and growers approximately $170 million in transport costs each year according to early results of a CSIRO supply chain analysis.

24 May 2021
Call for input from potential users of new home of regional specific data

The Federal Government is calling for public input on the creation of the Regional Data Hub – a new central source of data for Australia’s regions.

18 May 2021
Supporting a stronger local government sector with critical funding

Councils in every corner of the country have shared in $2.6 billion from the Federal Government over the past year to support their communities, undertake projects and boost local jobs.

12 May 2021
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.…

11 May 2021
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…

06 May 2021
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.

04 May 2021
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).

19 Apr 2021
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 Apr 2021
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 Apr 2021
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.

16 Apr 2021
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).