$5 million to strengthen agricultural leadership

  • Applications open on 5 April for the Coalition Government’s $5 million Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund to develop leadership capacity and capability within agricultural industries. • Australian agricultural peak industry representative bodies can apply for funding to support initiatives that build leadership skills within their sector. • Applications close Wednesday 17 May, 2017.…

Revitalising regional education

The Coalition Government will conduct a comprehensive review of regional education with the aim of getting more regional, rural and remote students to not just be successful at school but to go on to further study, training and employment. Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Nationals Barnaby Joyce said the review would be critical…

Decentralisation is not just good for the regions

We are calling on regional Australians to make your views clear on why areas outside big cities deserve jobs after a new inquiry into decentralisation of Commonwealth agencies passed with Coalition support in the Senate. Every Council, Chamber of Commerce, CWA and community association in every regional town is invited to make a submission to…