06 Apr 2022
Coalition Government gives boost to telecommunications in Gemtree and White Gums, Alice Springs

Residents of Gemtree in Anmatjere and White Gums in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory will soon be better connected following successful applications under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.

31 Mar 2022
ACCC to conduct public inquiry into regional mobile tower access

The Australian Government has directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to conduct a public inquiry into access to regional mobile towers and into the feasibility of providing mobile roaming during natural disasters or…

30 Mar 2022
Liberal and Nationals Government responds to 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review with $1.3 billion investment

The Liberal and Nationals Government firmly believe that all Australians deserve access to fast and reliable telecommunications services, regardless of where they live.

30 Mar 2022
Record Budget investment to strengthen our regions

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing record amounts of funding in infrastructure, regional development, communications and digital connectivity projects through the 2022-23 Federal Budget, as part of our…

29 Mar 2022
Record investment in infrastructure and regions to deliver a stronger economy

The Morrison-Joyce Government is investing record amounts in infrastructure and regional development projects through the 2022-23 Budget as part of our plan for a stronger future, to make our nation wealthier and stronger, create tens of…

29 Mar 2022
Connecting communities for a stronger future

As part of our plan for a stronger economy, the Coalition Government has today outlined an extensive investment in the Communications and Arts sectors through the 2022-23 Budget, with over $5.6 billion to benefit industry, local organisations,…

23 Mar 2022
STAND by me – 500 lifesaving satellite services installed for emergency communications

The Liberal and Nationals Government has today announced in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, a significant milestone with 500 NBN SkyMuster satellite services now installed at rural fire depots and designated evacuation centres across Australia,…

22 Mar 2022
Major Budget boost for NBN fixed wireless network

Up to one million premises in regional, rural, and remote Australia and in peri-urban areas will have access to higher speeds on NBN fixed wireless services or greater data limits on Sky Muster services as part of the Morrison Government’s plan…

05 Mar 2022
Regional communities gain more resilient telecommunications in time of need

The Liberal and Nationals Government is further strengthening the resilience of mobile networks across Australia against natural disasters with more than $10 million for upgrades.

25 Feb 2022
Sports centre project shoots and scores for Mansfield

The new Mansfield Sports Complex in central Victoria has officially been opened today, providing a major win for the community.

14 Feb 2022
2021 Regional Telecommunications Review report tabled

The Minister for Regional Communications, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, today announced the tabling in Parliament of the report of the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee - A step change in demand.

14 Jan 2022
Bendigo airport expansion takes off

The Liberal and Nationals Government has committed $4.5 million toward a major expansion of Bendigo Airport, paving the way for more flights in and out of the region and creating new jobs and economic opportunities.

22 Dec 2021
Growing Australia's regional raw materials industry

Round 2 of the Australian Government’s $35 million Securing Raw Materials Program will commence on 6 January 2022.

20 Dec 2021
Regional Australians heard loud and clear through the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review

The 2021 Regional Telecommunication Independent Review Committee (the Committee) has delivered its final report and recommendations to the Australian Government as part of the 2021 Regional Telecommunications Review.

16 Dec 2021
Liberal and Nationals Government launches main deployment phase of life saving satellite services for emergency communications

The Liberal and Nationals Government has today welcomed the launch of the main deployment phase of NBN Co’s satellite communications services, delivering a significant boost to emergency communications for communities and emergency…