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.
12 Aug 2022
Wahpunga lane bridge replacement complete Replacement of the Wahpunga Lane Bridge in Kin Kin is now completed, and the bridge reopened to motorists this week.
05 Aug 2022
Civic engagement and cultural recognition on the agenda On my recent visit to Norfolk Island, I made clear my commitment to you for better communications and an open dialogue around how the Federal Government is working with the community.
04 Aug 2022
Cast your vote now for the 2022 National Local Government Awards Australian Government is calling on communities and local governments across the nation to cast their votes for the 2022 National Awards for Local Government, with voting now open.
02 Aug 2022
A new waste management future for Norfolk Island The Australian Government is contributing up to $3.2 million for critical recycling and waste infrastructure projects on Norfolk Island.
29 Jul 2022
Australian Government delivers better connectivity in Murrumbateman The community of Murrumbateman will be able to access better mobile and broadband connectivity with the completion of projects delivered under the Australian Government’s Regional Connectivity Program.
18 Jul 2022
Upgraded jetty sparkles at Spencer Park, Merimbula Merimbula's new locally-made modern, floating jetty at Spencer Park has been officially opened. The jetty replaces the dilapidated timber pile boating and fishing jetty that was built in 1959 and no longer met modern safety standards.
14 Jul 2022
Minister McBain visiting Norfolk Island Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories, the Hon Kristy McBain MP is visiting Norfolk Island from 19 to 21 July.
05 Jul 2022
Listening to the community on council rates and charges In response to community feedback and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, the Australian Government and the Norfolk Island Regional Council (NIRC) have agreed the proposed increases in land rates and waste management will n
01 Jul 2022
Introduction to Jervis Bay Territory residents To the residents of the Jervis Bay Territory,
28 Jun 2022
To the residents of Norfolk Island I am pleased and proud to have been asked by the Prime Minister to take on the position of Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories.
28 Jun 2022
New heritage laws for Christmas Island I am pleased to announce new laws to support and manage private freehold properties with local heritage values on Christmas Island (CI).
28 Jun 2022
To the residents of the Indian Ocean Territories I am thrilled the Prime Minister asked me to take on the position of Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories.