22 Feb 2023
Bringing local government back to the table As part of the Albanese Labor Government’s commitment to bringing local government back to the table as a trusted delivery partner of the services communities rely on, the Australian Council of Local Government (ACLG) will be re-established.
20 Feb 2023
First anniversary of Queensland service delivery to Norfolk Island The Australian and Queensland Governments have acknowledged the significant achievements made during the first year of service delivery to the Norfolk Island community under the partnership for state services.
13 Feb 2023
Funding local priorities The Albanese Government is supporting local communities across Australia by providing $750 million through Phase 4 of the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.
13 Feb 2023
Albanese Government to wipe HELP debt for remote doctors and nurse practitioners in Eden-Monaro The Albanese Labor Government has passed legislation which will wipe the HELP debt of doctors or nurse practitioners who live and work in rural and remote parts of Australia, including in Eden-Monaro.
06 Feb 2023
National Awards to celebrate council achievements Entries are now open for the 2023 National Awards for Local Government, which will recognise outstanding innovation implemented by councils that has enhanced local communities.
03 Feb 2023
National Capital Authority Chief Executive re-appointed Following five years of exemplary work in the role of Chief Executive of the National Capital Authority (NCA), Sally Barnes has been reappointed for a further three years.
02 Feb 2023
Way forward on Norfolk Island’s local government model I know that community input is the key to unlocking the answers to many local issues.
01 Feb 2023
Funding sends remote health clinic off to flying start The Albanese Labor Government will invest $1 million to support the development of a new purpose-built remote health clinic at William Creek in South Australia, in partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)
31 Jan 2023
What we heard on Norfolk Island shipping and freight The Australian Government is committed to supporting sustainable and long-term shipping and freight services for the Norfolk Island community.
20 Jan 2023
Brindabella Road upgrade Motorists who travel on the Brindabella Road will benefit from an additional Australian Government commitment of $20 million for safety upgrades.
18 Jan 2023
More funding to strengthen remote, rural and regional communities Thirty-four projects will share in over $288,000 in federal funding through the second round of the Strengthening Rural Communities – Rebuilding Regional Communities (RRC) program.
22 Dec 2022
$2.6 million to fund 17 new Black Spot projects in Tasmania Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 17 dangerous crash sites on Tasmanian roads in 2022–23.
16 Dec 2022
End of year message - Norfolk Island The approach of the end of 2022 is a valuable opportunity to reflect on the year that was, a chance for all of us to look to the future and 2023 with optimism and positivity.
16 Dec 2022
End of year message - Indian Ocean Territories As the end of the year rapidly approaches, I wanted to share some reflections with you on my first six months as the Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories.
08 Dec 2022
Dr Hugh Heggie PSM Appointed as Northern Territory Administrator The role of Administrator is an important public office supporting the Northern Territory – administering key statutory, civic and ceremonial responsibilities for the Territory.