Telecommunications strengthened in the Northern Territory and Christmas Island

 Residents of Christmas Island, Douglas Daly, Alyangula, Middle Point, Angurugu, Acacia Hills, Milyakburra Island and Edith River in the Northern Territory will be better connected following successful applications to improve mobile coverage under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.  Minister for Regional Communications, Bridget McKenzie, said the projects form part of the Coalition Government’s…

Telecommunications boost for Gingin and Breera

 Residents of Gingin and Breera in Western Australia will soon be better connected following a successful application for funding under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.  Minister for Regional Communications, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, said the Gingin and Breera project forms part of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s continuing roll-out of the $257…

A FURTHER $50 MILLION TO PROTECT AUSTRALIANS AGAINST FUTURE FLOODS

The Liberal and Nationals Government is investing $50 million in 15 projects under round 2 of the National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program (NFMIP) to assist communities to better withstand future flood events. This funding is made possible through the Government’s $4 billion Emergency Response Fund (ERF), established in December 2019. Under the legislation, $50 million…

Going for growth in the fertiliser industry

The Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has committed $255 million for critical infrastructure supporting the Perdaman Urea Project in Western Australia. The $4.3 billion project located 20 kilometres north-west of Karratha will convert Australian gas into approximately two million tonnes of urea per year. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud MP…

BUDGET 2021 – Infrastructure investment securing Australia’s Economic recovery

The Morrison-McCormack Government is securing Australia’s recovery with a record investment in infrastructure as part of the 2021-22 Budget, which will support and secure jobs, drive growth and help rebuild Australia’s economy from the COVID-19 pandemic. This $110 billion, 10-year infrastructure pipeline forms part of our Economic Recovery Plan and will secure Australia’s world-leading economic…

BUDGET 2021 – Boosting jobs and maximising growth to secure Australia’s recovery

  Boosting jobs and maximising growth to secure Australia’s recovery The Morrison-McCormack Government will maximise long-term economic opportunities and job creation to secure Australia’s recovery, by expanding the nation’s resources sector and prioritising development of northern Australia. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt said new measures in the 2021-22 Budget will build…

Media Release – Minister for Emergency Management – Money flowing to stop future flooding

Money flowing to stop future flooding The Australian Government is providing $50 million for projects across the country under the National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program, Minister for Emergency Management, David Littleproud, announced today. The Australian Government will fund or co-fund 22 separate projects in each state and territory to assist our communities to prepare for…