Inland Rail signals regional growth

The design and construction of Inland Rail is providing stimulus to companies right across the nation with investments in services and supplies driving employment and growth in regional Australia.

26 February 2021

Media release

Now is the time to move regional

Australians are turning the dream of a tree change into reality, with the largest quarterly shift on record of city dwellers making the move to regional Australia.

24 February 2021

Media release

Backing research and industry collaboration to drive growth

The Morrison-McCormack Government is helping Aussie businesses to grow and create jobs, with support for industry and researchers to work together – including in regional Australia.

11 February 2021

Media release

Work set to begin on Orange intersection upgrade

Work is set to begin on a major safety upgrade on a key intersection in Gardiner Road, following funding from the Australian and New South Wales governments.

07 January 2021

Media release

Work begins on next stage of southern feeder road, linking Leewood to the highway

Work has begun on the $7.5 million next stage of Orange’s southern feeder road.

Community leaders gathered today for a brief ceremony to signal the start of work.

30 November 2020

Media release

Sports fans set to enjoy new grandstand seating

The first Group Ten Rugby League local derby in May next year is expected to be the first time the new grandstand seating at Wade Park gets its first big test.

23 November 2020

Media release

Business and the tertiary education sector partner with the Australian Government to turbo charge the regional economy

Business and tertiary sector representatives have joined forces with the Australian Government at this week’s Decentralisation Summits to untap country Australia’s economic potential.

06 November 2020

Media release

Another $2 million from the Australian Government for the Southern Feeder Road Project – Stage 4

Commencement of stage 4 of the Southern Feeder Road Project is one step closer after a $2 million boost under Round 7 of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Productivity Program (HVSPP).

09 October 2020

Media release

Budget 2020: Backing our regions

The 2020–21 Budget locks in more investment, jobs and a secure future for our regional communities, ensuring they remain a great place to live, work, invest and raise a family.

07 October 2020

Media release

Decentralisation delivers jobs to Orange

More jobs are coming to Orange following today’s opening of the Australian Government’s new Regional Programs branch office in the New South Wales regional city.

17 August 2020

Media release

Transcript - Orange Press Conference
Subject: Opening of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development & Communications Regional Programs Branch Orange Office

17 August 2020


Now’s the time to make regional Australia home

Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education Andrew Gee, says the time has never been better for Australians considering a ‘tree change’ to make the move and call regional Australia home.

23 June 2020

Media release

Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program begins 1 October

Applications for the latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program will open on 1 October with the guidelines now available giving applicants an early opportunity to prepare.

27 September 2019

Media release

Boost to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

The Morrison Government is boosting the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme (TFES) by modernising its operation and enhancing the benefits for Tasmanian businesses.

23 August 2019

Media release

Government consults on reducing heavy vehicle crashes

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has today begun consulting on technology to reduce the number and severity of heavy vehicle rear impact crashes.

19 August 2019

Media release

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