Parkes to Narromine Inland Rail complete

History was made at Peak Hill today when the final golden clip was hammered into place to signify the completion of the first section of Inland Rail.

15 September 2020

Media release

Press Conference - Parkes to Narromine Inland Rail Opening
Subjects: Parkes to Narromine Inland Rail; Australian manufacturing

15 September 2020

Interview

$44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program – last call for applications

Just one week remains for businesses, governments, industry and communities to propose ideas that improve local connections with Inland Rail under the Australian Government’s $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program).

11 September 2020

Media release

Connectivity to drive $15.6 billion annual increase to agriculture sector

New research released today demonstrates the critical role of ubiquitous NBN connectivity in supporting economic growth across Australia’s agriculture sector now and into the future.

01 September 2020

Media release

Record Commonwealth cash boost for councils

Local governments across the nation have now received the first quarterly payment of the highest annual allocation from the Morrison McCormack Government through the Financial Assistance Grant program.

29 August 2020

Media release

Feedback encouraged on Inland Rail environmental impact statement – North Star to Border project

North West New South Wales residents are encouraged to have their say on the North Star to Border (NS2B) leg of Inland Rail, through the release of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by the NSW Government.

28 August 2020

Media release

Inland Rail Narrabri to North Star full steam ahead

Construction is full steam ahead on Inland Rail with Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government and Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton thrilled the last load of concrete sleepers and rail had been delivered…

26 August 2020

Media release

Call for local ideas to maximise Inland Rail connectivity

The second round of Expression of Interest for the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program has opened. 

17 August 2020

Media release

Call for local ideas to maximise Inland Rail connectivity

The second round of Expression of Interest for the $44 million Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program has opened. 

17 August 2020

Media release

National awards celebrate Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council for road safety excellence

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council’s outstanding road safety strategies have been recognised on the national stage with the regional NSW council being announced a category winner at the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.

06 August 2020

Media release

Inland Rail grants to benefit Parkes communities

Gilgandra Country Women’s Association (CWA) Evening Branch, Western Student Connections and the Narromine Lions Club are among the community groups across the Inland Rail alignment to receive vital grants of up to $4,000 through the Inland Rail…

05 August 2020

Media release

Applications open for Alternative Voice Services Trials

The Australian Government is calling for applications under the Alternative Voice Services Trials program, to test new ways of delivering voice services in rural and remote Australia.

04 August 2020

Media release

Funding flows to local roads and community infrastructure

The Australian Government has delivered the first payment toward crucial small-scale local road and community infrastructure projects nationwide under a $500 million local government support initiative.

31 July 2020

Media release

Applications now open for Regional Connectivity Program funding

Applications for the Australian Government’s $53 million Regional Connectivity Program are now open.

28 July 2020

Media release

National awards celebrate local government success through innovation

Outstanding achievers in local government have been recognised today, with Federal Minister for Local Government Mark Coulton announcing the nine category winners of the 2020 National Awards for Local Government.

24 July 2020

Media release