21 Jun 2020
$223 million to unlock hundreds of local infrastructure jobs

The Australian and Western Australian Governments will support construction jobs across Western Australia by jointly investing an additional $223 million to deliver shovel-ready infrastructure projects and urgent road safety upgrades.

20 Jun 2020
$4 million helping hand as fishers reel from COVID impact

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud and Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries Jonno Duniam today announced $4 million in funding for Australia’s first national marketing campaign to promote…

19 Jun 2020
Keeping travellers safe as COVID-19 restrictions ease

The Australian Government has endorsed health guidelines, supported by key authorities, to give confidence to passengers flying in the post-pandemic era. 

19 Jun 2020
First sod turned on new Nowra Bridge

The first sod was turned today as work begins on the new Nowra Bridge across the Shoalhaven River.

18 Jun 2020
ANCAP RESCUE app launched to protect first responders and save lives

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Michael McCormack today joined with Australasia’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, to launch a new national app to help…

13 Jun 2020
Vital funding for regional airports

Sixty regional airports will receive a share of $41.2 million, in another step taken by the Federal Government to help Australia’s aviation industry get through the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 Jun 2020
M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade now complete

The final project in a suite of upgrades to deliver safer and more efficient journeys on the M1 Pacific Motorway is now complete, with the last section between Tuggerah and Doyalson opening to three lanes today at 110 kilometres per hour.

10 Jun 2020
Backing small regional businesses affected by COVID-19

The Australian Government has committed more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses affected by COVID-19 with access to free and confidential financial counselling.

07 Jun 2020
Government support continues for Australia's aviation industry

The Australian Government is continuing vital support to Australia’s aviation industry, a key part of the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

05 Jun 2020
Unlocking microgrid opportunities in regional and remote Australia

Regional and Indigenous communities will benefit from more secure, affordable and reliable energy with the Liberal and Nationals Government supporting feasibility studies into microgrids. 

05 Jun 2020
Building Better Regions with 163 new projects for drought-affected communities

Drought-affected regional communities across Australia will benefit from 163 new local infrastructure and community projects as part of a $207 million investment under Round 4 of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful…

03 Jun 2020
Bribie Island Road upgrade motoring ahead

The Australian and Queensland Governments have locked in a $30.4 million, jointly-funded agreement to upgrade Bribie Island Road.

02 Jun 2020
Motorists get sneak preview of next major Sunshine Coast road upgrade

Motorists have received a preview of the next major Sunshine Coast upgrade on the Bruce Highway at Forest Glen, with animated concepts showing how the upgraded highway interchanges at Maroochydore Road and Mons Road will work after a $301.25…

02 Jun 2020
Inland Rail scholarships awarded to local students

Josh Irvine and Megan Seis, of Narromine and Dunedoo respectively, are off to Charles Sturt University as two of four students to be awarded scholarships worth up to $20,000 under the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Inland Rail Skills…

01 Jun 2020
Inland Rail scholarship to benefit Temora student

Hannah Davies from Temora is off to Charles Sturt University as one of four students to be awarded a scholarship worth up to $20,000 from the Australian Rail Track Corporation Inland Rail Skills Academy.