Funding commitment to boost flood resilience in Western Sydney

The Australian and New South Wales governments have today announced $33 million in funding for a program to identify more than 100 infrastructure improvements that will boost the resilience of the flood evacuation network throughout the…

27 January 2022

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Early works start on Geelong Convention Centre

Early works have commenced on the much-anticipated Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCEC), to prepare the site for major construction.

25 January 2022

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M1 interchange upgrade at Ormeau kicks off

Work to make the M1 interchange at Ormeau (Exit 45) safer and more efficient is about to get underway. 

25 January 2022

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International hit La Brea returns to inject $118 million into the economy

The Morrison Government’s $540 million Location Incentive is kick-starting 2022 with a big boost to the Australian economy, with the latest investment of more than $16 million bringing La Brea back to Australia for its second season.

24 January 2022

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Online Safety Act now in force and leading the way

The Morrison Government’s Online Safety Act has today come into effect, providing the eSafety Commissioner with even stronger powers to keep Australians safe online.

23 January 2022

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eSafety Commissioner reappointed

The Morrison Government has reappointed Ms Julie Inman Grant as eSafety Commissioner for a further five years.

23 January 2022

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Woomera's arrival heralds start of channel widening

Townsville is a step closer to welcoming ships up to 300 metres long with the arrival of Australia’s largest backhoe dredge, Woomera, at the Port of Townsville.

19 January 2022

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Coomera Connector site mobilises in Queensland

Work on the $2.16 billion Coomera Connector Stage 1 has kicked off, with enabling works commencing on the northern section between Coomera and Helensvale.

18 January 2022

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Bridges taking shape on M1 upgrade in SEQ

New bridges are taking shape at Springwood as part of the $750 million M1 Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade.

18 January 2022

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$5.5 million to enhance regional and remote performing arts tours

Leading arts tours spanning music, theatre, circus and dance will be supported with $5.5 million to tour 151 locations across rural and regional Australia, in the latest round of the Australia Council’s Playing Australia touring program.

18 January 2022

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Construction kicks off on $17 million Coomera Station park 'n' ride upgrade

Work has started on 500 new spaces at Coomera Station park 'n' ride, which will double the carparks capacity. 

The $17 million expansion is funded on a 50:50 basis by the Australian and Queensland governments.

18 January 2022

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Government extends $50 million support package for screen projects

The continued recovery of Australian’s film and television industry will be underwritten by the extension of the Morrison Government’s $50 million Temporary Interruption Fund (TIF) until 30 June 2022.

12 January 2022

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Don’t call Triple Zero unless it’s a genuine emergency

Calls to Triple Zero should be made only in an emergency, as ambulance services nationwide report significant increases in call volumes for non-emergency related matters, such as COVID information. 

12 January 2022

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71 arts projects set to boost tourism in regional Australia

The Morrison Government is reigniting the arts and cultural sector in regional Australia, with 71 projects set to share more than $2.7 million under Round 13 of the Festivals Australia program.

29 December 2021

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Roll-out of Smart Freeway technology continues on the Mitchell Southbound

The transformation of Mitchell Freeway is continuing to ramp up, with a contract awarded to Intelligent Freeways Alliance to deliver the Smart Freeway Mitchell Southbound: Reid Highway to Vincent Street project.

29 December 2021

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