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2018 Federal Budget Summary

The 2018-19 Federal Budget provides a range of benefits for the ACT Region, including new funding for road infrastructure,...

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Minister for Regional Development - The Hon Dr John McVeigh MP

John McVeigh was sworn in as the Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government on 20 December 2017....

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Senate Inquiry into regional inequality in Australia

The Senate recently referred an inquiry into the indicators of, and impact of, regional inequality in Australia to the Senate...

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Inquiry Opens into Canberra's National Institutions

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories has commenced an inquiry into Canberra’s...

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New Jobs for Canberra - Defence Innovation Hub

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, recently announced the latest tranche of Defence Innovation Hub...

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New Chair for Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has been appointed as the new chair of the Federal Government’s Select...

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Regional Growth Fund

The Regional Growth Fund (RGF) is an Australian Government four- year (FY19 – FY22) $272.2m investment program, administered...

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Opportunity for public to input to the NEG

The first public consultation paper for the National Energy Guarantee (Guarantee) has today been released by the independent...

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Canberra's expertise well-placed to benefit from Government's $3.8b defence strategy

Australia is set to become one of the world's top 10 defence exporters under an ambitious $3.8 billion government plan.

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Federal Government announce new child care package

The Australian Government has announced a new child care package and has committed an extra $2.5 billion to support its implementation....

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New round of Building Better Regions Fund opens

Round two of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) is now open for applications for both the Infrastructure Projects and...

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Place making strategy for Kings and Commonwealth Avenues released for public consultation

Today, the National Capital Authority (NCA) released the Kings and Commonwealth Avenues Draft Design Strategy for public...

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Regions 2030—Unlocking Opportunity

Minister for Regional Development Senator The Hon Fiona Nash today launched Regions 2030: Unlocking Opportunity.

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Key Australian Government Initiatives in Regional Australia

A full list of Australian Government initiatives in Regional Australia by portfolio.

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Budget News for RDAs

The Regional Development Australia Committee program provides a network of 55 committees of community leaders, working to...

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New Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce

The Coalition Government has unveiled a new Regional Australia Ministerial Taskforce chaired by the Prime Minister.