From 17 September 2018, eligible community groups and charities located across Aurizon’s operations can apply for cash grants of up to $20,000 through the latest round of Aurizon’s Community Giving Fund.
A record total of $7.3 million in bushfire management funding assistance will be delivered throughout Western Australia under the WA Government.
The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) has approved finance, subject to conditions, for a $300 million expansion of airport facilities in Darwin, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. The investment will help create up to 1,500 jobs and support the development of the NT’s export potential, particularly in agriculture.
Local jobs in rural and regional Queensland will receive a boost thanks to the QLD Government’s new $10 million Rural Economic Development Grants Program.
The Federal Government is partnering with the South Australian Government to deliver an $90 million project to duplicate Port Wakefield Road and build an overpass which will enable users of the road to avoid having to navigate the intersection with the Augusta and Copper Coast highways, expected to be completed in 2022.
More than 100 safety upgrades worth $25 million will be carried out on some of the State’s most dangerous sections of road, under the 2018-19 State Black Spot Program.
The safety of 46 Victorian road ‘black spots’ will be substantially improved over the next 12 months.
The Victorian Government is making it quicker and easier to build new homes and create jobs with $5.7 million in grants and planning support for local governments across Victoria.
Producers and graziers across regional Western Australia will be able to better manage pests and weeds thanks to $1.5 million from the federal Government.
Communities across Australia are set to share in $22.5 million to improve local infrastructure and provide essential community equipment with applications now open for Round 4 of the Stronger Communities Programme.