27 Jul 2021
Carnarvon Highway upgrades complete

Works on two intersection upgrades on the Carnarvon Highway near St George are now complete.

11 Jul 2021
Wider way to go on the Outback Way

Upgrade works between Winton and Boulia on the Outback Way have wrapped up, just as $24 million worth of upgrades on Richmond-Winton Road also ramps up further to the east.

10 Jul 2021
Thirty kilometres of Richmond-Winton Road to be sealed

A $24 million upgrade is under way to widen and seal more than 30 kilometres of the Richmond-Winton Road.

17 Jun 2021
Future Drought Fund is creating a new generation of drought-resilient leaders

The Australian Government is investing in building drought resilient leaders through the $5 billion Future Drought Fund. 

11 Jun 2021
Registrations open for the Future Drought Fund Science to Practice Forum

Registrations are now open for the first Future Drought Fund (FDF) Science to Practice Forum.

01 Jun 2021
More funding for communities to address the impacts of drought

The Australian Government is continuing to support regions doing it tough, with over $1 million being shared among 27 community-based projects under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together…

15 Apr 2021
A centre for drought resilience innovation in Top End
A new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub based in Darwin is set to transform the way that Top End producers and communities prepare for and respond to drought.
14 Apr 2021
$8 million federal funding for Dookie Drought Hub
A new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub, to be based Dookie, is set to transform the way Victorian farmers and communities prepare for and respond to drought.
12 Apr 2021
A drought resilience adoption and innovation hub for Southern New South Wales
Southern New South Wales farmers’ and communities’ preparedness and response to drought will be transformed with the opening of a Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub for their region.
06 Apr 2021
$15.1 million to support this year’s Royal Easter Show

The Australian Government has provided $15.1 million to the Sydney Royal Easter Show under the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program to relieve cash flow pressures and ensure this year’s Show could go ahead.

12 Mar 2021
100 satellites installed under the Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disasters program

Satellite dishes to provide NBN connectivity have now been installed on 100 Rural Fire Service building and evacuation centres across Australia under the $37.1 million Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disasters (STAND) package.

26 Feb 2021
Funding flows to drought-affected regions

Drought-affected regions are continuing to benefit from Australian Government funding support, with 24 projects sharing in more than $1.1 million under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together…

18 Jan 2021
Kingaroy to be transformed

Kingaroy residents are set to benefit from improved infrastructure in the town centre, thanks to a $4.5 million Australian Government investment.

09 Dec 2020
Hundreds of satellite dishes to give better broadband connectivity during natural disasters

Under the $37.1 million Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disaster (STAND) program, the Morrison Government is delivering hundreds of satellite dishes on emergency buildings such as Rural Fire Service depots around Australia;…

01 Dec 2020
Extending battery back-up for regional and remote phone towers

Mobile phone towers will be able to keep operating longer if the power goes out during or after natural disasters, thanks to a major new investment by the Morrison McCormack Government.