Council achievements celebrated on national stage

Outstanding achievers in local government have been recognised today with the announcement of the 2023 National Awards for Local Government winners.

13 June 2023

Media release

Floodway upgrades set to build resilience of two key outback connector roads

Floodway upgrades along Kempe Road and Anne Beadell Highway, near Coober Pedy in the far north of South Australia, get underway from this week to improve the resilience of the roads and keep outback townships connected during future flooding…

30 May 2023

Media release

Upgrading Norfolk Island's telecommunications

The Australian Government is providing $7.35 million to the Norfolk Island Regional Council (NIRC) for significant upgrades to Norfolk Island’s telecommunications network over the next two years.

26 May 2023

Media release

Final seal applied to Silverton Road: culmination of major upgrade for the remote link road

A final seal has been applied to Silverton Road, concluding the $5 million project to upgrade the road between Broken Hill and the historic town of Silverton in the New South Wales far west.

24 May 2023

Media release

$45.1 million for housing in Wreck Bay

The Australian Government is committing $45.1 million to invest in housing on Aboriginal Land in Wreck Bay Village in the Jervis Bay Territory as part of the 2023-24 Budget’s $1.9 billion investment in initiatives for Aboriginal…

19 May 2023

Media release

11 May 2023

Interview

Norfolk Island Administrator appointment

The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Mr George Plant as Administrator of Norfolk Island for a period of three years, following a rigorous and transparent appointment process.

11 May 2023

Media release

Indian Ocean Territories Administrator appointment

The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Ms Farzian Zainal as Administrator of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for a period of three years, following a rigorous and merit-based selection process.

11 May 2023

Media release

Guidelines released for new regional grants program

Grant guidelines have now been released for the first round of the Australian Government’s new $600 million Growing Regions Program, with expressions of interest to open on July 5 this year.

06 May 2023

Media release

Funding boost for local road infrastructure priorities in Eden-Monaro

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on our election commitment to provide an extra $250 million dollars for road projects in rural, regional and outer-urban areas under Phase 4 of the Local Roads and Community…

03 May 2023

Media release

More funding for local road infrastructure priorities

The Albanese Government is delivering on our election commitment to provide an extra $250 million dollars for road projects in rural, regional and outer-urban areas under Phase 4 of the Local Roads and Community…

03 May 2023

Media release

2CC 1206 AM Canberra with Stephen Cenatiempo
SUBJECTS: Infrastructure review, energy.

02 May 2023

Interview

New National Capital Authority board member

Professor Helen Lochhead has been appointed to the board of the National Capital Authority (NCA) for a period of five years, following an open merit selection process which incorporated ACT Government input.

30 April 2023

Media release

Two new Tamworth bridges to improve local journeys

Road users in Retreat and Piallamore in the Tamworth region can enjoy smoother and safer journeys, with the new Retreat and Fishers bridges now open to traffic.

28 April 2023

Media release

Sky News with Jaynie Seal
SUBJECTS: Employer sponsored visas, Liddell power station closure, green energy

27 April 2023

Interview