$1.8 billion boost for local government

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government will deliver a $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia.

22 May 2020

Media release

ABC QLD Country Hour
Subjects: Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program

22 May 2020

Interview

Sky First Edition
Subjects: Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program and Federal Financial Assistance Grants program

22 May 2020

Interview

2SM Sydney
Subjects: COVID-19 restrictions, disability support, volunteer grants, China-Australia trade agreement, stimulus packages, Australian exports

22 May 2020

Interview

Consultation on Alternative Voice Services Trials guidelines

The Morrison McCormack Government is calling for submissions on the draft guidelines for the Alternative Voice Services Trials program, which explores new ways to deliver voice telephone services to rural and remote Australians.

15 May 2020

Media release

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.

12 May 2020

Media release

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 April 2020

Media release

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 April 2020

Media release

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 April 2020

Media release

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 April 2020

Media release

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.

21 April 2020

Media release

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 April 2020

Media release

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 April 2020

Media release

Op-Ed: Delivering Better Mobile Coverage into the Future

Since the dawn of time Australians have battled with the peril of distance. This vast, dry continent, which is among the least densely-populated countries on the planet, has long posed immense challenges when it comes to keeping connected.

20 April 2020

Opinion piece

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.

15 April 2020

Media release