Roundtable with Burnett region Civic and Business Leaders to Discuss $2 Billion Regional Accelerator Program

 Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, will be meeting civic and business leaders today in Gayndah to discuss opportunities from the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Regional Accelerator Program.  “Through the $2 billion Regional Accelerator Program, the Federal Government will work closely with regional centres like those throughout the…

SECURING RAW MATERIALS PROGRAM DRIVING INNOVATION IN HINKLER REGION

The Coalition Government is supporting a $3.4 million investment bringing Queensland’s largest producer of Asian mushrooms to establish a new farm and factory at Bundaberg, with a $1.9 million grant under the Securing Raw Materials Program.  Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education, Bridget McKenzie, said under the program, regional Australia will benefit from…

$6 million to showcase Australian agriculture

$6 million to showcase Australian agriculture   The Coalition Government is providing $6 million to back growth in the beef, horticulture, sheep and lamb and digital agritech industries through direct support to their large conferences and events. Announcing the funding in Casino, Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud and Assistant Minister for Local…

Improved facilities for the home of the Armidale Rams

Improved facilities for the home of the Armidale Rams   The Coalition Government has committed $600,000 to improve amenities at the Armidale Rams Rugby League Club, ensuring the community has safer, more accessible and fit-for-purpose facilities. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the club was important to the Armidale community in many ways and required…

Labor an Agriculture Policy Free Zone

Labor an Agriculture Policy Free Zone   The Labor Party has shown again they do not understand or care about the nation’s agricultural sector. As a result, they will push up the cost of groceries at the check-out for Australians. The Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said Anthony Albanese failed to include…

Tasmania gets telecommunications boost

Tasmania gets telecommunications boost   Residents of Braddon and Lyons will soon be better connected following successful applications for funding new mobile blackspot and broadband projects under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.  Minister for Regional Communications, Bridget McKenzie, said the projects form part of the Coalition Government’s continued roll-out of the $257 million…

UTAS RECIEVES REGIONAL RESEARCH COLLABORATION FUNDING

UTAS RECIEVES REGIONAL RESEARCH COLLABORATION FUNDING   The Coalition Government will invest more than $3.5 million in the University of Tasmania to build capacity in research, training and environmentally sustainable production of critical metals.  Minister for Regional Education, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie said more than $19 million is being invested in a range of…