The Victorian Government has celebrated a new fish stocking record and delivered another key element of its Target One Million plan, with the release of more than six million fish into Victorian waterways in the last year.
“Affordability improved in most of Australia’s capital cities during the first three months of 2018 as house price pressures eased,” commented Shane Garrett, HIA Senior Economist.
Fishing fanatics at Reflections Holiday Parks Copeton Waters have had a podium finish at the 2018 PIRTEK Fishing Challenge, a national competition which took place at fishing hotspots across Australia in late March 2018.
Projects to extend walking and mountain biking trails in Kosciuszko National Park will increase visitors to the region, create 139 jobs during construction and bring opportunities to local businesses.
Passengers on Victoria’s five busiest regional rail lines will start to experience better mobile coverage on their journeys as the Victorian Government’s Regional Rail Connectivity Project (RRCP) gathers pace.
The Australian Government will amend the investment mandate of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to increase its flexibility and improve its potential to support projects that deliver more jobs and economic opportunities to Northern Australia.
The Australian Workers’ Union has welcomed the decision to lift the Northern Territory’s ban on fracking, but has urged the NT Government to guarantee any onshore shale gas extracted will stay in the country to support Australian jobs and households.
The Australian Industry Group welcomes the decision by the Northern Territory Government to lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for onshore gas.
NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced the Northern Territory Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of the independent fracking inquiry.
The Deloitte WA Index marginally fell during March 2018 as the market capitalisation of Western Australian listed companies decreased by 1.43% to close out the month at AU$173.08bn.