Funding boost to develop aircraft manufacturing capability at Darwin Airport

Funding boost to develop aircraft manufacturing capability at Darwin Airport   The Coalition Government has committed $10 million toward creating a new manufacturing industry at Darwin Airport. Upgrades to the airport will support the research, development, manufacturing, training and simulation for an upgrade to the Albatross amphibian aircraft. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said this…

$593k to sweeten sugar exports

A $592,900 Coalition Government grant will help sugar exporters diversify into new, high-growth markets by reducing trade barriers and lowering price-distorting subsidies. The sugar industry project will provide research and analysis to support international and bilateral trade negotiations and improved access to key existing markets. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud, said the…

$3.9 MILLION BOOST FOR BASKETBALL IN IPSWICH

$3.9 MILLION BOOST FOR BASKETBALL IN IPSWICH   A re-elected Coalition Government will continue to deliver for grassroots sport with a $3.9 million commitment to strengthen the future of basketball in Ipswich. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce joined Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck and LNP Candidate for Blair Sam Biggins in Ipswich today to announce…

Roundtable with Devonport 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 Devonport 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 Devonport, to bring…

COALITION GOVERNMENT TO CREATE 450,000 REGIONAL JOBS

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister   The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development   The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP Treasurer   Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie Minister for Regionalisation, Regional Communications and Regional Education Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience   The…