Applications now open for Regional Connectivity Program funding

The Liberal and Nationals Government has launched the second round of a program aimed at further boosting digital connectivity in regional and remote Australia.

02 December 2021

Media release

Upgrading Albury stabling to support new VLocity trains

Work is set to begin this month on a stabling upgrade at Albury Station which will accommodate new VLocity trains, bringing passengers on Victoria’s North East Line a step closer to a more reliable and comfortable journey.

06 November 2021

Media release

Have your say on the Regional Connectivity Program draft guidelines

Consultation on the second round of the Regional Connectivity Program, a program to improve digital connectivity in regional and remote Australia, has commenced.

15 October 2021

Media release

Increasing transparency in the delivery of the Universal Service Obligation

The Liberal and Nationals Government is proposing more rigorous reporting rules on Telstra to improve transparency in the delivery of voice services in regional and remote areas.

08 October 2021

Media release

Government funding for innovative project to re-use raw materials in New South Wales Hunter

The Australian Government is funding a new project that will reuse organic waste to develop compostable plastics as part of its Securing Raw Materials Program.

07 September 2021

Media release

$47 million in grants to boost research collaboration in manufacturing

A bionic “eye” that could restore visual and spatial perception for the blind is one of 22 industry-led collaborative research and development projects to share in $47.1 million in funding from the Morrison Government.

03 September 2021

Media release

Boosting mobile coverage in regional and remote Australia

Regional and remote communities across Australia will benefit from new and improved mobile coverage under Round 5A of the Liberals and Nationals Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program.

23 July 2021

Media release