Funding extended for Arnhem Land Regional University Centres

 The Coalition Government will provide Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation with a further four years funding to ensure it will continue to offer students in Nhulunbuy, Galiwin’ku and Ramingining the opportunity to participate and succeed in furthering their education.  Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation is one of 16 Regional University Centres, covering 24 sites around…

Over $24.5 million to tackle pest animals and weeds

Thirty-six projects to combat the impact of feral animals and weeds on agricultural and public land have been announced today by the Coalition Government. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud and Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley said pest animals and weeds threaten our primary productivity, environment, and biodiversity. “This is why we…

Western Australia gets telecommunications boost

 Residents of Western Australia will soon be better connected following successful applications for funding new mobile blackspot towers, broadband and telecommunication upgrades under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.  Minister for Regional Communications, Bridget McKenzie said the projects form part of the Coalition Government’s continuing roll-out of the $257 million Regional Connectivity Program (RCP). …

New biomedical science and nursing medical labs in Mildura

 A re-elected Coalition Government will invest $3.3 million to build new bio medical science and nursing labs at La Trobe University’s Mildura campus.  Minister for Regional Education, Bridget McKenzie said along with investment by La Trobe University, the $5.8 million project will deliver dedicated education and training facilities to attract new students to the region…

Victoria gets telecommunications boost

 Residents across regional and rural Victoria will soon be better connected following successful applications for funding mobile and broadband upgrades under Round 2 of the Regional Connectivity Program.  Minister for Regional Communications, Bridget McKenzie, said the projects form part of the Coalition Government’s continuing roll-out of the $257 million Regional Connectivity Program (RCP).  The $14.7…

RAW MATERIALS PROGRAM DRIVING INNOVATION IN TASMANIA

 The Liberal and Nationals Government is funding a project in regional Tasmania as part of its Securing Raw Materials Program, which is supporting businesses move to or expand into regional areas to research and develop innovative and locally sourced raw material supplies.  Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler said funding provided through the Securing Raw…

$3.3 million to progress Ayr Industrial Estate

A re-elected Coalition Government will provide $3.3 million to the Burdekin Shire Council to expand the Ayr Industrial Estate by establishing 23 fully serviced allotments on 7.5 hectares of land adjoining the existing estate. Roads, utilities, fencing and landscaping will establish the precinct to address the shortage of serviced industrial land, providing more opportunities for…

Deputy Prime Minister: Transcript at Singleton Saleyards

Speaker 1: Okay. Then look, welcome, everyone, to Singleton saleyards. Thank you very much for coming along. Particularly thanks to the Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce for coming along here today. We have Mayor Sue Moore. Thank you for having us. And, of course, we’ve got the federal candidate for hunter, James Thompson. Thanks a…

$80 MILLION FOR BOWEN PIPELINE TO SECURE VITAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

The Coalition Government has committed $80 million to the construction of the Bowen Pipeline, delivering water security in northern Queensland and protecting and creating jobs in the agricultural sector. Supported by five pump stations, this vital piece of infrastructure will see around 100 kilometres of underground pipeline built from the Burdekin River to Bowen. Deputy…

New Research and AgTech Innovation Hub

 A re-elected Coalition Government will build a Research and AgTech Innovation Hub in partnership with CQUniversity and AgForce Queensland Farmers at the iconic Belmont Station.  Minister for Regional Education, Bridget McKenzie, said $6 million will be invested to deliver the first AgTech Hub focusing on the beef industry to increase productivity, create jobs and deliver…