The Victorian Government will partner with the Federal Government to build dozens of new mobile towers across regional Victoria – eliminating black spots, boosting coverage and improving safety for local communities.
AgForce has welcomed the commitment by the Federal Government and Telstra to improve the reliability of the regional, rural and remote landline phone network by repairing or replacing the 1,000 worst performing landline cables.
A new landmark study has revealed almost a third of people in Western Australia go fishing and spend $2.4 billion a year on fishing-related activities.
Landholders in and around the Balranald region are encouraged to join the Western Local Land Services drought lot tour which will offer insights and opportunities for landholders to improve their livestock and property management during dry times.
Hunter Local Land Services is urging landholders to check their water supplies for blue green algae, with several Red Alerts issued in our area.
Generous country music goers have raised a total of $32,465 for drought charity Rural Aid while attending Australia’s largest music festival, the Toyota Country Music Festival.
The QLD Government’s community recovery efforts are in full swing across Townsville, including teams of outreach workers who are visiting some of the worst-hit areas to help people who are experiencing hardship in the wake of the flooding.
Medibank and ahm are offering support for flood-affected customers in Townsville and surrounding areas, with eligible customers able to suspend their policy for up to 2 years or receive financial support to cover the cost of their premiums for up to 3 months.
Regional and rural councils can now apply for a share in more than $70 million for safer and more reliable roads thanks to the Victorian Government.
Small, medium and regional enterprises will find it easier to do business with the NSW Government under a major procurement policy.