Minister for Drought David Littleproud is calling on all states to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their farmers and regional communities, who have been facing the worst drought on record.
Farms and small businesses in drought affected areas will receive much needed Government support to reduce their energy costs and improve energy efficiency as part of the Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP).
“Ai Group welcomes reports that the federal government will boost infrastructure spending over the next few years. Extra infrastructure work will create new jobs and will lift demand for the wide range of products and services supplied to the engineering construction industry. These impacts can be expected to multiply through the broader economy. The boost […]
The Property Council of Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s plan to bring forward of spending on infrastructure projects around the country.
HIA welcomes the Government’s announcement that as part of its move to bring forward billions of dollars in infrastructure, it will also be cutting red tape that hinders the progress of projects that are vital to Australian housing.
Disaster assistance has been made available in the Livingstone and Noosa Shires to assist communities hit by November’s (2019) Queensland bushfires.
Disaster assistance has been made available for the local government areas of Maranoa and Paroo in Southern Queensland after storms, heavy rain and isolated flooding in late April (2019).
Up to $1 million will be allocated to help volunteer wildlife rehabilitators rescue and recover injured native animals affected by the current NSW bush fires and drought conditions.
Coles will donate $1 million to drought-affected farmers to kick off a national fundraising campaign at more than 1500 supermarkets & Liquorland stores.
With farmers and rural communities in Queensland and New South Wales continuing to struggle with drought, Australian-owned natural gas company Santos is proud to donate $160,000 to support rural communities in the Maranoa and Narrabri regions where we operate.