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

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. 

13 April 2020

Media release

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.

25 March 2020

Media release

ABC Western Plains with Nic Healy
Subjects: COVID-19 in regional Australia, Centrelink, telehealth, regional communication networks

25 March 2020

Interview

ABC Broken Hill
Subject: Rural and regional COVID-19 impact

25 March 2020

Interview

ABC Australia Wide
Subject: Management of COVID-19 regional areas

24 March 2020

Interview

ABC Queensland Country Hour
Subject: COVID-19 response in regional areas

24 March 2020

Interview

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).

28 February 2020

Media release