Government moves forward on $100 million Mobile Black Spot Programme

The Abbott Government is honouring its election commitment to invest $100 million in telecommunications infrastructure to improve mobile coverage in outer metropolitan, regional and remote Australia.   Inadequate mobile phone coverage remains a significant issue for Australians living, working and travelling in regional and remote areas of the country.   “The Abbott government understands the…

SUPPORTING ECONOMIC GROWTH IN BONNER

Bonner will benefit from the Abbott Government’s commitment to build the infrastructure of the 21st Century with more than $70 million for local projects announced in the 2014-15 Budget. This is part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy to invest a record $13.4 billion in productivity-enhancing infrastructure in Queensland which will create thousands of jobs,…

REFORM AND ACTION ON INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION

The Commonwealth Government is committed to adoption reform to enable more people to find families.     A new report has identified significant barriers facing Australian families wanting to adopt from overseas. Inconsistent rules, costs and the lengthy wait to adopt currently deter many people from even starting the adoption process.   The COAG agreed to…