Applications now open for community grants in Eden-Monaro

The Albanese Government continues to invest in regional, rural and remote communities, with grants of up to $10,000 available to community groups across Australia.

30 January 2024

Media release

Putting local government priorities front and centre

As part of the Albanese Labor Government’s continued partnership with local government and ongoing commitment to strengthen the services they deliver in every community, the Australian Council of Local Government (ACLG…

30 January 2024

Media release

$250,000 for research centre to save endangered turtles

The Albanese Labor Government is boosting marine research to protect the Fraser Coast’s endangered sea turtle, with $250,000 to be delivered under the Hinkler Regional Deal to the planned Fraser Coast Turtle Rehabilitation and Research Centre.

25 January 2024

Media release

Hervey Bay city centre revitalisation gets underway

Construction of the new Hervey Bay Library and Council Administration Centre is officially underway, with the first sod turned today.

25 January 2024

Media release

Public artwork to celebrate the Hon Susan Ryan AO

The Federal Parliament has approved the installation of a sculpture to honour the late Senator Susan Ryan AO FAICD within the Parliamentary Zone.

25 January 2024

Media release

Noosa celebrates completion of $2.33 million Lawnville Road Bridge replacement

The much-anticipated completion of the Lawnville Road Bridge replacement in Cooroy will mark a significant achievement for the Noosa community.

20 December 2023

Media release

2023 End of year message to the Norfolk Island community

As we speed towards the end of 2023, I would like to take a moment to wish everyone on Norfolk Island the best for the holiday season.

15 December 2023

Media release

2023 End of year message to the IOT communities

As we reach the end of another year, I am keen to acknowledge what we have achieved in the Indian Ocean Territories (IOT) – and the positive progress we have made for communities in this region over the past twelve…

15 December 2023

Media release

A new residential aged care home for Norfolk Island

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a new 16-bed residential aged care home for the Norfolk Island community, allowing more residents to age on island, with dignity and access to high quality care.

13 December 2023

Media release

New $4.4 million Shingle Hill Way Bridge to boost freight and productivity

The Albanese and Minns Labor Governments continue to improve road safety and efficiency in Eden-Monaro, with the new Shingle Hill Way Bridge near Gundaroo officially open, following a $4.4 million upgrade.

06 December 2023

Media release

New respite care facility coming soon to Queanbeyan

A new respite facility, the Yvonne Cuschieri House, will be constructed for Queanbeyan residents aged 18-60 and suffering from a terminal or chronic illness.

01 December 2023

Media release

Acton waterfront park gifted new Ngunnawal name

As part of the Albanese and Barr Labor Governments’ ongoing commitment to reconciliation and recognition of First Nations culture in the nation’s capital, the future public park at the Acton Waterfront will be known as Ngamawari…

30 November 2023

Media release

Activating regional, rural and remote communities

The Albanese Labor Government continues to invest in the liveability, sustainability and resilience of regional, rural and remote communities – with over $470,000 in grants flowing to 55 local-led projects across the country.

30 November 2023

Media release

Joint standing committee reports on way forward for Norfolk Island governance

The Albanese Government welcomes the report of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories (JSCNCET) into Norfolk Island governance.

28 November 2023

Media release

Hay swimming like never before

The Albanese Labor Government continues to support Hay Shire Council deliver high priority local road and community infrastructure projects, with the replacement of the amenities building at the John Houston Memorial…

27 November 2023

Media release