More funding for communities to address the impacts of drought

The Australian Government is continuing to support regions doing it tough, with over $1 million being shared among 27 community-based projects under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together…

01 June 2021

Media release

A centre for drought resilience innovation in Top End
A new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub based in Darwin is set to transform the way that Top End producers and communities prepare for and respond to drought.

15 April 2021

Media release

$8 million federal funding for Dookie Drought Hub
A new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub, to be based Dookie, is set to transform the way Victorian farmers and communities prepare for and respond to drought.

14 April 2021

Media release

A drought resilience adoption and innovation hub for Southern New South Wales
Southern New South Wales farmers’ and communities’ preparedness and response to drought will be transformed with the opening of a Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub for their region.

12 April 2021

Media release

$15.1 million to support this year’s Royal Easter Show

The Australian Government has provided $15.1 million to the Sydney Royal Easter Show under the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program to relieve cash flow pressures and ensure this year’s Show could go ahead.

06 April 2021

Media release

100 satellites installed under the Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disasters program

Satellite dishes to provide NBN connectivity have now been installed on 100 Rural Fire Service building and evacuation centres across Australia under the $37.1 million Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disasters (STAND) package.

12 March 2021

Media release

Funding flows to drought-affected regions

Drought-affected regions are continuing to benefit from Australian Government funding support, with 24 projects sharing in more than $1.1 million under the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s award-winning Tackling Tough Times Together…

26 February 2021

Media release

Doorstop interview - Quilpie, Queensland
Subjects: drought funding, international travel, JobKeeper, tourism industry, Australia-China relations, US-Australia alliance, Donald Trump, quarantine for returning travellers, Australian Open, seasonal workers

19 January 2021

Interview

Kingaroy to be transformed

Kingaroy residents are set to benefit from improved infrastructure in the town centre, thanks to a $4.5 million Australian Government investment.

18 January 2021

Media release

Hundreds of satellite dishes to give better broadband connectivity during natural disasters

Under the $37.1 million Strengthening Telecommunications Against Natural Disaster (STAND) program, the Morrison Government is delivering hundreds of satellite dishes on emergency buildings such as Rural Fire Service depots around Australia;…

09 December 2020

Media release

Extending battery back-up for regional and remote phone towers

Mobile phone towers will be able to keep operating longer if the power goes out during or after natural disasters, thanks to a major new investment by the Morrison McCormack Government.

01 December 2020

Media release

Delivering on our commitment to bushfire-affected communities

The Nationals have welcomed the $8.3 million investment to boost the resilience of communications networks in bushfire-prone areas of regional Australia.

29 October 2020

Media release

Green light for drought relief projects in Snowy Monaro

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council in New South Wales, with funding approved to flow under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

27 October 2020

Media release

Green light for drought relief projects in Barkly

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Barkly Regional Council in the Northern Territory, with funding approved to flow under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

27 October 2020

Media release

Green light for drought relief project in Boulia

A high-priority drought relief project is progressing in the Boulia Shire in Queensland, with $1 million in funding approved under the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) Extension.

13 October 2020

Media release

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