09 Oct 2020
Another $2 million from the Australian Government for the Southern Feeder Road Project – Stage 4

Commencement of stage 4 of the Southern Feeder Road Project is one step closer after a $2 million boost under Round 7 of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Productivity Program (HVSPP).

07 Oct 2020
Budget 2020: Backing our regions

The 2020–21 Budget locks in more investment, jobs and a secure future for our regional communities, ensuring they remain a great place to live, work, invest and raise a family.

17 Aug 2020
Decentralisation delivers jobs to Orange

More jobs are coming to Orange following today’s opening of the Australian Government’s new Regional Programs branch office in the New South Wales regional city.

23 Jun 2020
Now’s the time to make regional Australia home

Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education Andrew Gee, says the time has never been better for Australians considering a ‘tree change’ to make the move and call regional Australia home.

27 Sep 2019
Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program begins 1 October

Applications for the latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program will open on 1 October with the guidelines now available giving applicants an early opportunity to prepare.

23 Aug 2019
Boost to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

The Morrison Government is boosting the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme (TFES) by modernising its operation and enhancing the benefits for Tasmanian businesses.

19 Aug 2019
Government consults on reducing heavy vehicle crashes

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has today begun consulting on technology to reduce the number and severity of heavy vehicle rear impact crashes.

09 Aug 2019
Spotlight on road safety in regional NSW

NSW motorists are more likely to crash on country roads, which is the sobering message of this month's Rural Road Safety Month with drivers urged to rethink their driving habits.

21 Jun 2019
Wellington wins upgraded sports facilities

Rugby league and union players, officials and spectators in Wellington have had a big win in the form of a new fencing and seating upgrades at Kennard Park.

27 Mar 2019
Free WiFi available in Bathurst city centre

Free WiFi is now available in parts of the city centre and other designated public recreational areas in Bathurst thanks to the Morrison Government's $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.

18 Mar 2019
Shoalmarra Drive Intersection upgrade to improve safety

Works to upgrade the Shoalmarra Drive and Mount Low Parkway intersection in Townsville began today, thanks to $1.5 million in funding from the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program.

01 Mar 2019
First sod turned on new dual carriageway

The first sod was turned today on the second stage of the South Orange Economic Development Corridor—Southern Feeder Road project, which is set to improve efficiency, reliability and safety on the heavy vehicle route south of Orange, NSW.

05 Feb 2019
Safer journey down the Ponto Falls Road

The upgrade of a two-kilometre stretch of Ponto Falls Road from gravel to bitumen seal is now complete, providing a safer journey for motorists travelling in the Wellington region.