12 May 2020
Strengthening telecommunications emergency resilience

The Morrison McCormack Government is investing $37.1 million to strengthen telecommunications resilience in bushfire and disaster prone areas so that communities can stay connected during emergencies.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Western Australia: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 63 new base stations

More Australians living in regional and remote Western Australia will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Queensland: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 40 new base stations

More Australians living in Queensland will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Victoria: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 13 new base stations

More Australians living in regional and remote areas of Victoria will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for Tasmania: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 11 new base stations

Tasmania is set to receive new and improved mobile coverage thanks to Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for New South Wales: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 25 new base stations

More Australians living in regional and remote New South Wales will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for regions: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 182 new base stations with more than 800 base stations now live

More Australians living in regional and remote Australia will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

21 Apr 2020
Improved mobile coverage for South Australia: Mobile Black Spot Program funds 17 new base stations

More Australians living in regional and remote areas of South Australia will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5 of the Morrison McCormack Government’s highly successful $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program.

15 Apr 2020
First regional NSW COVID-19 respiratory clinic opens in Wagga Wagga

The first rural GP-led COVID-19 respiratory clinic in New South Wales officially opened today at Wagga Wagga’s Glenrock Country Practice.

13 Apr 2020
Government backs local ideas for Inland Rail interface improvements

Intermodal hubs and new freight provisioning centres are amongst 16 local project proposals to be further developed with support from the Australian Government’s $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program. 

25 Mar 2020
NBN Co boosts data for rural and regional customers

The Morrison McCormack Government welcomes new initiatives from NBN Co that will provide more broadband data for Sky Muster satellite customers living in rural and remote Australia.

28 Feb 2020
Lockyer Valley Inland Rail business cases fast tracked

Investigating the viability of the Lockyer Valley Inland Rail connection is one of four projects selected to be fast tracked as part of the Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program).

13 Jan 2020
Moree Inland Rail regional office opens

The Inland Rail Moree Office is now open, providing a greater link between the local community and Government leading up to and throughout the construction of the rail track.

06 Dec 2019
Nominations open for 2020 local government awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Australian Government National Awards for Local Government, creating fantastic opportunities to celebrate the best of the best.

05 Nov 2019
Regional Australia to benefit from visa expansion

In yet another win for regional Australia, the Liberal National Federal Government will increase the number of annual places available under the Work and Holiday visa program from 500 to 2,000.