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…

26 February 2021

Media release

Doorstop interview - Quilpie, Queensland
Subjects: drought funding, international travel, JobKeeper, tourism industry, Australia-China relations, US-Australia alliance, Donald Trump, quarantine for returning travellers, Australian Open, seasonal workers

19 January 2021

Interview

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.

18 January 2021

Media release

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;…

09 December 2020

Media release

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.

01 December 2020

Media release

Delivering on our commitment to bushfire-affected communities

The Nationals have welcomed the $8.3 million investment to boost the resilience of communications networks in bushfire-prone areas of regional Australia.

29 October 2020

Media release

Green light for drought relief projects in Snowy Monaro

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council in New South Wales, with funding approved to flow under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

27 October 2020

Media release

Green light for drought relief projects in Barkly

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Barkly Regional Council in the Northern Territory, with funding approved to flow under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

27 October 2020

Media release

Green light for drought relief project in Boulia

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Boulia Shire in Queensland, with $1 million in funding approved under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

13 October 2020

Media release

Green light for Drought Relief Project in Muswellbrook

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Muswellbrook Shire in New South Wales, with funding approved to flow under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

29 September 2020

Media release

Show and shine: support ensures bright future

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $39 million Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program.

18 September 2020

Media release

Connectivity to drive $15.6 billion annual increase to agriculture sector

New research released today demonstrates the critical role of ubiquitous NBN connectivity in supporting economic growth across Australia’s agriculture sector now and into the future.

01 September 2020

Media release

$2.7 million 'show' of support for COVID-hit agricultural field days

The Australian Government has today announced a $2.7 million boost for agricultural field days to ensure they can continue to showcase innovation and support regional communities after the pandemic.

28 August 2020

Media release

More funding for communities tackling drought

The Australian Government is continuing to support drought-affected communities, with 30 projects sharing in more than $1.1 million in Federal funding.

21 August 2020

Media release

Carnarvon Highway safer after funding for road upgrades

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz has inspected completed road upgrades along the Carnarvon Highway that the Federal Government jointly funded through Rounds 5 and 6 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and…

04 August 2020

Media release

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