05 Oct 2022
New funding for bridge upgrades nationwide Motorists who travel on some of Australia’s oldest and narrowest bridges will benefit from new Australian Government-funded upgrade and replacement projects.
05 Oct 2022
Opportunity to help shape the future of the nation's capital The Australian Government has commenced an open and transparent selection process to support the appointment of a new board member for the National Capital Authority (NCA).
27 Sep 2022
Remote, rural and regional communities to receive over $800,000 in Australian Government funding Recognising the continuing impacts of COVID-19 on remote, rural and regional communities, the Australian Government has partnered with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to provide more than $800,000 in funding through the first
26 Sep 2022
Ultra-fast NBN services now ready for order in Braidwood Eligible residential homes and businesses in parts of Braidwood can now place an order to upgrade their NBN connection to Fibre to the Premises (FTTP).
26 Sep 2022
Australian Government delivers increased communications network resilience in Jingellic The community of Jingellic in Eden-Monaro is now better prepared for emergencies and natural disasters following the installation of a backup NBN Sky Muster satellite service under the Australian Government’s Strengthening Telecommunications Again
26 Sep 2022
Ultra-fast NBN services now ready for order in Bermagui Eligible residential homes and businesses in parts of Bermagui can now place an order to upgrade their NBN connection to Fibre to the Premises (FTTP).
20 Sep 2022
Progressing shipping solutions for Norfolk Island The Australian Government is subsidising monthly barges from Brisbane to Norfolk Island over the peak tourist period, relieving critical freight pressures ahead of community consultations on longer-term shipping solutions.
18 Sep 2022
Search for next Administrators of Australia’s external territories The Australian Government has commenced an open and merit-based selection process to support the appointment of new Administrators for the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) and Norfolk Island.
16 Sep 2022
Progressing shipping solutions for Norfolk Island In line with my priority to improve reliability of shipping and freight, I will return to Norfolk Island on 14 November 2022 to lead an open community forum on shipping solutions.
14 Sep 2022
Supporting food sustainability in the Indian Ocean Territories The Australian Government is prioritising the future sustainability of the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) with almost $450,000 in funding for three exciting projects across Christmas Island (CI) and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI) under the Inno
13 Sep 2022
Face-to-face government services return to Norfolk Island Norfolk Islanders will be able to gain additional support for their Centrelink and Medicare queries from Services Australia staff visiting the island later this month.
08 Sep 2022
Completed bridges offer greater connectivity for Gladstone region's southern townships Work to replace two timber bridges in the Lowmead area, near Gladstone, is now complete, with the bridges open to traffic.
02 Sep 2022
Next phase of work steaming ahead for Barton Highway The duplication of the Barton Highway is forging ahead with the focus now turning to construction of several intersections along a seven-kilometre stretch as part of Stage 1.  
02 Sep 2022
Regional Australia in focus at Jobs and Skills Summit The Jobs and Skills Summit has been an important first step in our Government’s plan to address key job and skill issues in regional Australia.
17 Aug 2022
Spotlight on regional Australia ahead of Jobs and Skills Summit Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories Kristy McBain is making sure the skills shortage affecting regional Australia is a key focus of the Australian Government’s upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit.